Giancarlo Elia Valori

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The world arms sales market

Commentary: There are many reasons why arms companies might want to establish themselves abroad, including better access to growing markets, collaborative arms programs or policies in host countries that link arms purchases to technology transfers

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Ethics and economics to save society

Commentary: In the countries where there has been an unprecedented expansion of higher education and wealth that has led to the creation of the middle class, the capitalism crises lead to the dilemma of identity and frustration

Candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador votes during Mexico's presidential election in July 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Electoral trends and Latin American societies in the 2019-2021 period

Commentary:  The main social problems currently facing Latin America are increasing social inequality, rising unemployment and rampant violence. This shows that the political elites and parties are scarcely able to rule their countries and cannot cope with the challenges they have to face. Some progress, however, is being made

A container with China's Sinovac vaccine against COVID-19 arrives at Brazil's Sao Paulo airport in November. Photo: REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

China-Brazil relations, the win-win strategy, and third-parties’ bad faith

Commentary: The proactive use of third parties to promote the development of relations, as well as the creation of new cooperation models, will help reduce China's risks and create a win-win situation from a multilateral perspective

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The mistakes of U.S. foreign policy

Commentary: Although the United States is among the best countries in terms of national strength, with its military and soft power, it is inevitably unable to fight multilaterally and at the same time transform a society that it deems backward thousands of kilometers away. The U.S. must shift to a peaceful phase of foreign policy in order to avoid further fiascos