The latest Greek debt deal suggests that the EU leadership is proceeding under the assumption that the EU will eventually be unified financially, even if such an evolution is politically impossible today.
"If this sequence is appropriate for making war, it should also be appropriate for avoiding war."
"The BRICS as a grouping do not represent a threat to the established world order. But that doesn’t mean that their grievances aren’t worth the time of policymakers in Washington."
The UN's work in Bentiu, South Sudan has helped to keep 80,000 people alive in the face of immense challenges, and that is a considerable achievement.
This week’s gathering of the leaders marks the transformation of the BRICS club into a nascent non-Western concert of major powers that focuses on their priorities.
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