India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) in the New Global Order

  title={India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) in the New Global Order},
  author={Daniel Flemes},
  journal={International Studies},
  pages={401 - 421}
  • Daniel Flemes
  • Published 1 October 2009
  • Political Science
  • International Studies
A question of interest to scholars of International Politics concerns the manner in which weaker states attempt to influence stronger ones. This article offers a case study of one recent exercise in coalition-building among southern powers as a vehicle for change in international relations. It analyzes the global interests, strategies and values of India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) and the impact of the IBSA Dialogue Forum on the global order. Five major points are outlined. First, common ideas… 
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