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Japan Soft Power House

We tend to look to the Western World for references to our way of behavior, not only regarding political organization, but also in cultural terms. It is not strange to anyone that perhaps the United…



BRI: Germany as the European Coordinator of the Initiative

In January, Germany chancellor Angela Merkel cited in a speech an observation by Henry Kissinger about the importance of Europe’s transatlantic relations and dependence with the United States, to reevaluate the strategic position of Europeans…



BRI: History of the Silk Road

In the next 3 Tuesdays, we’ll be publishing a series of articles addressing the Belt and Road Initiative, placing the project in a historical context and analyzing its application in practice. The BRI, as its…




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 24-30

Shinzo Abe resigns as Prime Minister of Japan The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe(Abe Shinzo, in the native naming convention where the family name appears first), announced his resignation last Friday due to health…