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Global South

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The terms Global South and its antonym Global North are used widely on strategy wiki.

Here is a definition:

  • The Global South includes Asia (with the exception of Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan), Turkey, Central America, South America, Mexico, Africa, and the Middle East (with the exception of Israel).
  • The Global North includes Australia, Canada, Israel, Hong Kong, Macau, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States and all of Europe (including Russia, but excluding Turkey).

A similar, but slightly different definition is available on Wikipedia wikipedia:North-South divide