Brasília, 21 de fevereiro de 2019 - 01h47
The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty and a New Cold War?
On Friday, February 1st, US President Donald Trump affirmed that the United States had begun withdrawing the country from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. The decision was internationally regretted. The INF Treaty, as it is known, is an international instrument that was signed between the United States and the (then) Soviet...
Syria, the time of return and the international community
  In 2011, Syria became the stage of a war that, in just over 7 years, has left more than half a million dead and forced displacement of 7 million people or so, which now are refugees in 45 countries, including Brazil. Of this total, 2 million Syrians expressed desire of returning...
Netflix, soft power and the (neo)globalization
Anna Luisa Del Mar, special for InfoRel – Cultural industry as a country's soft power tool is a key topic in any International Relations class. Introduced for the first time in 2004 by Joseph Nye (Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics), the concept of soft power refers to...
Diplomacy and Military Power: Russia versus the West
Marcelo Rech On March 1, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced in a speech in the Parliament that the country has developed a series of weapons as a means of asserting its voice and strength to the world. According to the chief of Kremlin, the six weapons presented are a response to...
Multilateralism under threat
Marcelo Rech It is no secret that the multilateral system is going through an extremely delicate time, especially with Donald Trump's arrival to power in the United States. Historically, Washington has always been resistant to multilateral initiatives, especially those created without its participation, such as the BRICS and even UNASUR. Positive initiatives...