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La Cina nel mondo alla fine del mondo (di Marco Emanuele)

Lo sguardo che abbiamo sulla Cina è, molto spesso, provinciale. Pur nelle contraddizioni evidenti che quel sistema presenta, la Cina “globale” è un tema non eludibile, non solo nei termini delle interferenze sistemiche nei sistemi Paesi ma rispetto alla potenza che la Cina sta mostrando nelle relazioni economiche internazionali. Global Times (Xiaomi’s Tierra del Fuego […]

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Daily news – February 9, 2022

News from: Al Jazeera, Brookings, East Asia Forum, Global Times, Key4Biz, Reuters, RFE RL, The Jamestown Foundation, ThinkChina, US Department of State  AFRICA The criticality of climate finance for Africa. Amar Bhattacharya, Brookings: Climate finance will be critical for enabling Africa to adapt to the growing impacts of climate change and to ensure that its […]

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Cyber Security, Digital Transition, Technology Geopolitics & Worlds Global Topics In-Defense

Daily news – February 8, 2022

News from: Al Jazeera, Astana Times, Atlantic Council, Brookings, Bruegel, Chatham House, CSIS, Defense News, Defense One, East Asia Forum, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Global Times, Human Rights Watch, Japan Institute of International Affairs, Nextgov, Reuters, RFE RL, RUSI, StartMagazine, The Jamestown Foundation, Vatican  AFGHANISTAN – USA Where are the detailed Pentagon reports like […]

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Argentina’s COVID Miracle (Joseph E. Stiglitz, Project-Syndicate)

Unlike the United States, which could spend one-quarter of its GDP protecting its economy from the COVID-19 fallout, Argentina entered the pandemic with the deck stacked against it. Yet, thanks to the current government’s policies to strengthen the real economy, the country has been enjoying a remarkable recovery. Argentina’s COVID Miracle by Joseph E. Stiglitz […]

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‘Headed for disaster’: Argentinians protest against IMF debt deal (Natalie Alcoba, Al Jazeera)

Thousands of people have rallied in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, urging their government not to sign any kind of debt restructuring deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The protesters thronged Buenos Aires’s Plaza de Mayo on Saturday, carrying placards that read “No to a deal with the IMF” as colourful banners of the country’s […]

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Chinese firm’s project with Argentina on lithium carbonate faces uncertainties (Global Times)

China’s Tibet Summit Resources Co, which inked a contract for battery-grade lithium carbonate with the provincial government of Salta, Argentina, said on Thursday that the project is facing great uncertainties and the company has not kicked off production yet. Chinese firm’s project with Argentina on lithium carbonate faces uncertainties – Global Times

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Russian, Argentinian senior diplomats meet to discuss bilateral trade, anti-COVID-19 fight (TASS)

Deputy foreign ministers of Russia and Argentina, Sergei Ryabkov and Pablo Tettamanti respectively, held a meeting on Thursday discussing the fight against the global spread of the novel coronavirus and the development of bilateral cooperation in the trade and economic sphere, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Russian, Argentinian senior diplomats meet to […]

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Argentina’s Confidence Game (Hector R. Torres, Project-Syndicate)

Argentina once again finds itself running out of dollars and urgently in need of assistance from the International Monetary Fund. But with a ruling coalition that lacks a common view on whether and how the economy needs to be reformed, outside assistance will not resolve the country’s secular malaise. Argentina’s Confidence Game by Hector R. […]

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Could Britain stop Argentina from buying the JF-17 warplane? (Usman Ansari, Defense News)

Argentina insists reports the country is buying the JF-17 Thunder warplane are premature, but analysts believe it could still succeed where other fighter types failed — mostly as a result of British pressure. Speculation arose after media reports highlighted a request in Argentina’s fiscal 2022 draft budget for $664 million to purchase 12 JF-17s from Pakistan. Could […]

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Argentina’s Fernandez reshuffles Cabinet after crisis week (Al Jazeera)

The ruling party’s sharp defeat in midterm primary election on Sunday has widened the political divide between President Fernandez and his powerful vice president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner [File: Natacha Pisarenko/Reuters] Argentine President Alberto Fernandez has reshuffled his Cabinet, looking to draw a line under a bruising week that saw infighting within the governing Peronist […]

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Argentina vice president leads cabinet revolt against president (Al Jazeera)

Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez has yet to officially accept or reject the resignations from the ministers amid speculation about the potential breakup of his coalition [File: Gabriel Bouys/Reuters] Argentina’s centre-left President Alberto Fernandez is battling a spreading cabinet rebellion, sharpened by criticism from his powerful Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. The crisis comes in […]

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Argentina. Argentina primary results spell trouble for ruling party (Al Jazeera)

A surge in support for Argentina’s main opposition party during a primary election could spell trouble for President Alberto Fernandez and his ruling centre-left coalition. The conservative opposition led by about five percentage points in the key province of Buenos Aires following the compulsory open primary vote on Sunday, often considered a nationwide dress rehearsal […]