The international community is dominated by discourse that promotes foreign intervention according to the undemocratic agendas of the so-called democratic countries.
In a wide-ranging, two-hour-plus, exclusive interview from a prison room in Curitiba in southern Brazil, former Brazilian president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva re-emerged for the first time, after more than 500 days in jail, and sent a clear message to the world.
Amorim is universally recognized as one of the top diplomats of the young 21st century. I had the pleasure of meeting Ambassador Amorim, who is also the author of ‘Acting Globally: Memoirs of Brazil’s Assertive Foreign Policy’in Sao Paulo. Here are some highlights of our conversation – from the birth of BRICS to the current Venezuela crisis.
Russia, Iran, China, and now Turkey are in the same boat, as all have become the target of US sanctions. But none of those nations has bowed under the pressure.