US president Donald Trump has been spitting the dummy. Most of the toys are now out of the cot. Other people have been picking up those toys. Prepare for massive change in the international order.
Russian president Vladimir Putin wrote an article days before the September 2017 summit of the 5 BRICS nations in Xiamen, China, espousing views on economic issues – and on a wide range of other matters of international politics, but especially on an extremely wide range of potential areas of co-operation among the 5.
The BRICS’ New Development Bank story didn’t rank among my readers’ top interests this week, but I’m returning to the subject anyway. I wasn’t going to, but 2 emails prompted me take a closer look at a couple of aspects.
Establishment of an international development bank by the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa) this week was a major step change in international finance & power 2 years after work on it began, although it was played down in much of the Western media.