The trade ministers of the five BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) met this week in Shanghai, ahead of the annual summit of heads of state in Xiamen next month.
Trouble looms across the board. China and India are immersed in a silly, almost Monty Pythonesque face-off in the Tibet/Sikkim/Bhutan tri-junction, with People’s Daily blasting India for “wrong history”, “disordered logic”, and “blind moral confidence”.
India has de facto been snubbing China’s New Silk Roads, aka Belt and Road Initiative – the most ambitious infrastructure project of the 21st century – while Russia wants BRI firmly connected to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU).
Brazil, hostage to a House of Rats and “presided” over by a Dracula-esque crook rejected by 95% of the population, has been reverse-engineered…
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