The rationale behind NATO’s reorientation towards Central and Eastern Europe

The rationale behind NATO’s reorientation towards Central and Eastern Europe

The current crisis in Ukraine has offered the opportunity to the “NATO-skeptics” on the one hand to criticize again the Alliance of passivity, on the other hand to renew their convictions towards a weak NATO. The emergence of skepticism was favored by a few years in which the Alliance’s ability to respond, especially during crisis […]

Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan – a brief geopolitical analysis

Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan – a brief geopolitical analysis

The Caucasus, a relatively small region, but one which throughout history was one of the most disputed. Its strategic geographical position and mountainous configuration have prevented the formation of sustainable and durable entities and facilitated invasions from all geographical directions. Whether they were the Assyrians, the Romans, Byzantines, Persians, the Greeks, Ottomans or the Russians, […]

An interfaced geopolitical approach to ”The Age of the Arctic”

An interfaced geopolitical approach to ”The Age of the Arctic”

The following paper discuss the importance of the Artic region as an emergent subject in geopolitical matters. One cannot assess the full impact and stakes of these topic, until he dwells with  the understanding of past interactions and present trends. The future projection remains hard to predict even for experts.                 Nationhood, Foreign Policy and […]

Russia’s new geopolitical project

Russia’s new geopolitical project

„Russia is neither East nor West, but something in between, independent and diverse” (Aleksander Dughin, „Fundamentals of geopolitics. Russia’s Geopolitical Future, Volume I”) Vladimir Putin’s third term at the Kremlin brings Russia’s new geopolitical project, stated in his article, „Россия и меняющийся мир” („Russia and the changing world”). Moscow’s foreign policy depends largely on geopolitics […]

Russian Federation – an old tycoon of the new times. Interview with Gabriela Ioniţă (part II)

Russian Federation – an old tycoon of the new times. Interview with Gabriela Ioniţă (part II)

Gabriela Ioniţă, editor of the magazine „Cadran Politic” and specialist in studies about the Russian Federation and the Commonwealth of Independent States had the kindness to take part in this interview about the internal and external politics of Russia. The second part of the interview argues about the dynamics of the internal politics of Russia […]

The Russian Federation , an old heritage of the new times. Interview with Gabriela Ionita

The Russian Federation , an old heritage of the new times. Interview with Gabriela Ionita

Gabriela Ionita is editor at the Romanian magazine – „Cadran Politic”, and specialist on issues related to the Russian Federation and on the Community of Independent States. Was kind enough to accept an interview to discuss domestic and foreign policies of the Russian State. The first part of the interview relates on the foreign policies […]