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An Overview of Brazil’s Foreign Policy with India

Pankhury Harbansh   INTRODUCTION: Brazil is seen as a portentous economic and political power in the region of Latin America. In addition, Brazil also is a key player on the world stage given its role in BRICS and BASIC.  Brazil’s emergence in the international arena as a unique …

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The Federal Reserve’s $2.3 Trillion Coronavirus Rescue Plan: Can It Work?

Milton Ezrati Federal Reserve (Fed) Board Chairman Jay Powell recently announced the latest round of monetary policy initiatives. They involve an impressive $2.3 trillion and aim to counteract the severe economic side effects of the virus-fighting quarantines and lockdowns. From my own perspective, there are three things to say …

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Who is to blame for violence in Lithuania

Adomas Abromaitis Lithuania is used to maintain national security and defence relying on NATO allies in many ways. Such approach helps to save money and receive political preferences within the Alliance.Thus, the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup, as well as U.S. soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 9th Cavalry …

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Coronavirus Lessons: Leadership on New Economics

Naseem Javed The Overview: Visible live on global stage, some 200 nations tackling their own internal battles and demonstrating their own execution styles of mobilization; so what has Coronavirus taught the world… ONE: The Mobilized leadership; nothing more impressive is to watch your own Head of State in …

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Price war on oil and gas market from geopolitical perspective

Andrei Kadomtsev The collapse of the OPEC+ deal, coupled with a drop in demand amid the raging coronavirus pandemic, has sent tectonic shocks across the global oil and gas markets. Simultaneously, attacks on the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project have intensified again. The global demand for oil had …

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COVID-19 May Become ‘Pandemic Plus’ for Certain Countries and People

Irfan Takalvi As the world grapples with COVID-19 and ponders over its ultimate toll, it may actually turn out to be a pandemic plus kind of a scenario for some people, countries and regions. Lingering conflicts, already prevalent diseases and natural disasters – on top of a host …

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COVID-19 threatening global peace and security

While the COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a health crisis, its implications are more far-reaching and could threaten global peace and security, the UN Secretary-General told members of the Security Council in a closed video-conference held on Thursday. António Guterres said heightened solidarity is needed if the …

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Trump administration wants to reopen as much of the US economy as possible by the start of May, a new report says

Joseph Zeballos-Roig The White House is seeking to reopen as much of the US economy as it can by April 30, the deadline for strict social-distancing measures, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. President Donald Trump had earlier suggested reopening the economy on April 12 but pushed the …

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Will the Collapse of the Corporate Debt Market Lead to a Serious Financial Crisis?

Markets abhor uncertainty. The coronavirus pandemic is a severe supply shock that will substantially reduce the world’s economic output, and there will potentially be several waves as the contagion returns in the autumn or spring 2021. Many governments are trying to form a bridge over the lockdown period …

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