Does Brics matter? That’s not a silly question, merely one that’s not asked often enough.

I have copied this famous opening line — famous to China scholars, anyhow — from a 1999 article in Foreign Affairs by the late Gerald Segal, then director of studies at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. ..

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