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- Author: Diego Pautasso
- Publication Date: 04-2015
- Content Type: Journal Article
- Journal: AUSTRAL: Brazilian Journal of Strategy International Relations
- Institution: Postgraduate Program in International Strategic Studies, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
- Abstract: The US government became used to face the world, especially after the Cold War end, as a chessboard. But a chessboard in which it was the only chess player to play – the others were just pieces . This practice reflected the disintegration of the USSR and the North - American perception that the world had turned unipolar. During the 1990s, China prioritized modernization and the overcoming of the vulnerabilities resulting from the socialist camp's collapse; Brazil, with great economic hardships (unemployment, foreign debt with the IMF, stagnation), had a foreign policy with a high degree of alignment towards the decision - making centers of the international system; India initiated reforms and sought to overcome the constraints related to the stressed tensions with Pakistan and due to the effects of going nuclear; and Russia faced a unique disorganization during a peace scenario. Naturally, such scenario reduced the scope of peripheral countries which s eek an autonomous and/or non - aligned international insertion.
- Political Geography: Pakistan, Russia, Brazil