Editorial

‘Zapad-2017’

Bearing in mind the tense situation in Eastern Europe, where a pronounced deterioration of the security situation became noticeable starting in March 2014 as a result of the events in Ukraine and of subsequent events – the annexation of Crimea,...

A position

We have grown used to criticising just about everything that has to do with or stems from politics. Usually, the criticism is directed not against the cause but almost always against the effects that it generates. Just like we have grown used to...

China and the Korean issue

Some recent analyses of the nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula, where the North Korean regime is repeatedly provoking the U.S. with nuclear threats (nuclear tests, the latest occurring on Sunday, September 3), point to an issue that requires a...

Divide et impera

Why is Liviu Dragnea in a hurry to hold the referendum against gay marriage? Victor Ponta, now his sworn enemy, is talking about “cheap populism.” But it would be too easy to see everything as a diversion meant to cover up political measures...

Stock-taking

After a well-deserved summer holiday, we enter autumn with all our eternal and dilemmatic daily issues from which the issue of political doings cannot be absent. There is an old saying, somewhat outdated and which brings back to mind times that were...

North Korea: The danger of escalation

Early last week, North Korea (the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – DPRK) – which is involved in a nuclear dispute with the U.S. that reminds us of the dangerous Cuban missile crisis of October 1962 – launched missiles that...

Celebrating ASEAN’s Golden Anniversary

On the auspicious occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrated on August 8, a legitimate interest for regional diplomacy  is  generated by a  new book entitled  “The Asean Miracle: A...

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