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BRIC and Beyond: Economies That Will Shape the 21st Century

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

Goldman Sachs has proposed 15 candidates for countries whose economies may be major players in the world economy by 2050. Here's where the issue of having quality metrics appears.

The BRIC Countries Come Into Their Own as Global Players

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Today, the BRICs have become essential players in international decision-making. We are acutely aware of our potential as change agents in making global governance more transparent and democratic.

Weekly Foreign Affairs Round-Up

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs : What to Make of Iran's Post-Election Uproar Facts: Incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was quickly declared the...

BRIC Summit Sees End of Dominance of U.S. Dollar

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

The BRIC has just held its first summit, and has emerged with a pointed gun aimed at the U.S. dollar.