Monday, September 25, 2023
GDP Share of Six New Members Being Added to BRICS to Be Just 11 Per Cent: Report
GDP share of the six new members, being added to the five-member BRICS grouping of emerging economies from January, will be just 11 per cent, with Saudi Arabia's contribution the highest at 4 per cent, an analysis shows
The recent invitations to six countries to join BRICS indicates a will to reshuffle the global order and pursue economic interests as a bloc, with MENA players seeking to extend their influence in a multipolar world
US officials believe that Zelensky is "exhausting his political capacity rapidly." So, for Western officials, the best way to solve this problem is to hold elections and help another candidate to win - which will allow "renewing" the public image of the regime, thus legitimizing the continuation of the war efforts against Russia.
Having the Neo-Nazi junta do all the heavy lifting and dying for "a NATO mission" while the belligerent alliance collects battlefield data is perfect for the political West, but only as long as they can maintain plausible deniability of involvement. However, as Moscow is losing patience for this sort of insolence, the conflict that is still largely limited to Ukraine could inevitably escalate, as Russia can decide to legally redefine what constitutes direct involvement.
All the former leaders of Armenia conducted a balanced foreign policy by increasing the number of allies and limiting the number of enemies as much as possible. Now, under Pashinyan, there is a crisis in Armenian-Russian relations, and all signals point to Azerbaijan extending its aggression until the Zangezur Corridor is opened.
The conflict between Russia and NATO will take a long time to end. Moscow has the strength to strike back at any external threat at any time. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said about the currently weakened and demoralized Armenia.