South Africa: Old Allies Building New Relations Bric By Bric
The South African Civil Society Information Service (Johannesburg), 15 March 2013
There is the usual chorus of loud voices, "What is South Africa doing in the BRICS, and does it even belong there?" Such observations are inconsequential to the evolving fate of BRICS and South Africa's place within it. Whether it belongs in BRICS or not is a wholly irrelevant point by now.