Pakistan’s BRICS Aspiration
By Mashal Zahid
India’s potential veto is a problem, but the bigger hurdle could be Pakistan’s internal dysfunction.
No One Knows What BRICS Expansion Means
By Anjali Bhatt
The 11 members of the expanded group have so little in common that it’s tough to decode what their purpose will be.
BRICS: A China-Led Group Looking for Relevance
By Thiago de Aragao
Everything that is being proposed at the BRICS summit is already being done – often more effectively – at the bilateral level by China.
BRICS Is Getting 6 New Members
By Gerald Imray and Mogomotsi Magome
China has been keen to expand BRICS as a direct counter to the U.S.-led G-7, but other members were more hesitant.
Should New Zealand Build Bridges With the BRICS?
By Geoffrey Miller
New Zealand needs to think more about the BRICS, and the developing world in general.
Shaky Foundations for the BRICS Expansion Push
By Filipe Porto
China and Russia are keen to expand BRICS into a coalition to counter the U.S. Brazil and India, however, are reluctant.
Possible Putin Trip in Spotlight as Russia, China Foreign Ministers Set for Meeting in South Africa
By Mogomotsi Magome and Gerald Imray
The main summit of BRICS leaders, set for August, could be one of the most important in the bloc's short history as it contemplates expansion.
Great Power Conflict Fuels BRICS Expansion Push
By Nian Peng
Amid China-U.S. tensions, the impetus to build a bigger BRICS has grown stronger than ever.