Brasília, 17 de junho de 2019 - 11h12
Netflix, soft power and the (neo)globalization
Anna Luisa Del Mar, special for InfoRel – Cultural industry as a country's soft power tool is a key topic in any International Relations class. Introduced for the first time in 2004 by Joseph Nye (Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics), the concept of soft power refers to...
Diplomacy and Military Power: Russia versus the West
Marcelo Rech On March 1, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced in a speech in the Parliament that the country has developed a series of weapons as a means of asserting its voice and strength to the world. According to the chief of Kremlin, the six weapons presented are a response to...
Multilateralism under threat
Marcelo Rech It is no secret that the multilateral system is going through an extremely delicate time, especially with Donald Trump's arrival to power in the United States. Historically, Washington has always been resistant to multilateral initiatives, especially those created without its participation, such as the BRICS and even UNASUR. Positive initiatives...
Korean Peninsula: the calm before the storm
Marcelo Rech On the last day 14, I published an article on the Olympic Truce, a tradition that comes from the ancient Greeks and which has been gradually restored at major sporting events. Well, it seems that it has been respected in the Games of PyeongChang. For the first time since...
North Korean cyber force ready to strike
Marcelo Rech On the eve of the Winter Olympics held in PyeongChang, South Korea, the media reported that hackers attacked South Korean sites trying to obtain passwords and confidential information related to the competitions. Employees at McAfee's security software company reported attempts to break accounts and e-mails related to the organization...