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By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter

MOSCOW - On June 16th Russia hosted the first fully-fledged summit of the BRIC countries, an acronym for the world's fastest growing economies; Brasil, Russia, India, and China.

Aside from the current global economic crisis, the theme of the summit will be the discussion of a new world order that acknowledges the BRIC countries' growing influence and participation on the world economic stage.

Agreeing upon a unified approach to interaction with other bodies such as the G8 is also a priority. Brazilian President Lula said, "The BRICs need to establish a common strategy in . . .

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