The BRICS group is still young as an organization, but has already proven its effectiveness. Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa are coordinating their policies on key international issues ever more closely, and are playing an active part in shaping a multipolar world order and developing modern models for the world’s financial and trading systems.
The scandal could also explain why the Pentagon has been "unable" to track over $20 billion in weapons as the black market became flooded with Western-made arms. And yet, Volodymyr Zelensky is requesting a trillion dollars for the alleged "reconstruction" of Ukraine.
In the book, BRICS and Global Governance, emerging markets and developing countries are increasingly playing a defining role in those trends, particularly in the growing cooperation among emerging markets and developing countries in the form of south–south cooperation