Asian Review

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The BRIC Forum (Brazil, Russia, India and China) has projected itself from a simple term that groups together a series of countries that share the quality of having emerging economies, to a category of analysis used in order to comprehend an actor in economic and political international relations that can generate a counterbalance to the unipolar structure under the hegemony of the United States. The new facets of globalization and regionalism have boosted a series of centripetal forces that shake the foundations of the old world order inherited during the post-Cold War era, threatening to shape new spaces of cooperation, and also of competition, in the newly born 21st century.



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