Brazil vs. Argentina: Will Football Rivals Clash Over Politics?

Jan 20, 2020

Pelé, Di Stefano, Maradona, Ronaldo, Neymar, Messi: Brazil and Argentina have produced some of the best football players in history — and currently. All the elite Europeans teams have Brazilians and Argentinians in their cast. The national teams are also the biggest rivals in the world’s most...

Argentina Designates Hezbollah a Terrorist Group

Aug 13, 2019

In July 2019, Argentina designated Hezbollah a terrorist organization, accusing the Lebanese Shia group of deadly attacks against the Israeli Embassy and a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires in the 1990s.

Macri Walks on Thin Ice in Argentina

Feb 26, 2019

To receive further financial aid from the IMF, the Argentine government has to enforce drastic and unpopular measures ahead of the October elections. The International Monetary Fund recently approved the second review of Argentina’s three-year stand-by agreement. In doing so, $7.6 billion was...

Trump Turns the G20 into the G19

Dec 07, 2018

On everything from climate to trade to the international order itself, the failure of the White House’s powers of persuasion were on full display at the G20. “Get me outta here.” At the recent G20 meeting in Argentina, Donald Trump was on the world’s stage when he muttered this aside to...

Mohammed bin Salman: Persona Non Grata at G-20 Summit

Dec 04, 2018

After the G-20 summit, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman can return home secure in the knowledge that his and his country’s standing in the world remain largely unaffected. All eyes were on Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS, at last week’s G-20 Summit in...

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