September 2020


The World in September 21-27

75th anniversary of the United Nations This week, the 75th anniversary of the United Nations took place, this time remotely, and the dominant themes were the pandemic and its respective management on a global level,…



Oil and Arms in the USA – Saudi Arabia Relationship

With the recent agreements to normalize relations between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain since 2008, the US’s progressive bet on energy self-sufficiency, largely due to the hydraulic fracking and the necessary investment in renewable energies,…


The World in September 14-20

US-China relations and the WTO In a context where investment levels between China and the US are at their lowest in the last 9 years, the US Commerce Department prohibited transactions on WeChat and TikTok,…


Author in review: Tim Marshall

One of the authors that has made himself noticed in the field of international politics is Tim Marshall. Journalist by trade, with a long career that includes a presence during the conflict in the former…


The World in September 7-13

Brexit again U-Turn in the Brexit process, with threats from the British government of jeopardizing the finalized exit deal of less than a year ago. By introducing legislation that aims to eliminate the legal force…


The Chinese Economic Transition, part II

This article is the continuation of The Chinese Economic Transition, published on August 20. It was during the Nixon term that the USA decided to approach China, following the tense relationship that was in place…



The World in August 31 – September 6

Alexei Navalny’s poisoning confirmed The German government confirmed on Thursday that Vladimir Putin’s main political opponent, Alexei Navalny, was poisoned using nerve agent Novichok, being currently in induced coma in a Berlin hospital. Suspicions of…