So, what about Syria?

So, what about Syria?

In the beginning, the Arab Spring was a game of chess. All of the pieces were on the chessboard when Bouazizi made his first move in Tunisia two years ago. At the dawn of each revolution there were many hopes at stake, because those involved believed that their life will be different at the end […]

The geostrategic context of the South Caucasus and the Black Sea from the point of view of the 2008 war

The geostrategic context of the South Caucasus and the Black Sea from the point of view of the 2008 war

From the point of view of international relations the Caucasus is a “subregional security complex” for Europe, being at the same time coagulated around a zero sum relationship (Armenia and Azerbaijan) to which are added relations of circumstantial cooperation/competition between Armenia and Georgia or Azerbaijan and Georgia. All of these states being consumers of security, […]

Global Risks 2013 – Global governance failure, pandemics and discovery of alien life

Global Risks 2013 – Global governance failure, pandemics and discovery of alien life

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization that claims it is committed to improving the state of the world. As an effort to succeed in its mission, the WEF publishes regularly a series of reports concerning global issues. In the beginning of January 2013 the World Economic Forum published a report entitled Global […]

Why has the unsuccessful Doha round resulted in bilateral and inter-regional FTAs and what are the consequences for global trade?

Why has the unsuccessful Doha round resulted in bilateral and inter-regional FTAs and what are the consequences for global trade?

The Doha Development Agenda is the ninth WTO multilateral trade round of negotiations launched in Doha, Qatar in November 2001 that was to be concluded by early 2005. Some of the main points on the agenda were reduction of barriers in the services sector, environmental issues, and freer trade in agricultural goods. Moreover, Doha was […]

Current key issues on the UAE foreign policy agenda. Interview with dr. Anwar Gargash

Current key issues on the UAE foreign policy agenda. Interview with dr. Anwar Gargash

In an  interview in Grand Millennium Hotel Al Wahda in Abu Dhabi, during a press conference  occasioned by the 41th anniversary of the UAE National Day, Dr Anwar Gargash, minister of state with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, presented the current main issues on the foreign policy agenda of the UAE. Made available as exclusivity […]

TOP 5 Interesting geopolitical analysis of 2012

TOP 5 Interesting geopolitical analysis of 2012

From our geopolitical analysis, we selected 5, which we considered them to be the most interesting. You can read them by clicking on their headline.   Number 5  Puerto Rico. A possible remodeling of Western Hemisphere geopolitics.  The United States of America has a new President in the person of former American President and the […]

2013: A new look and a new strategy

2013: A new look and a new strategy

2013 is announcing to be a year full of international events that need to be examined carefully and thoroughly, and for us in the ASAGRI Association and the Editorial Board of Geopolitics.ro, 2013 comes with a change of strategy, including the name and the website. In the fall of 2010, when we established the ASAGRI […]

Polarity vs. Legality

Polarity vs. Legality

Although there are many qualified opinions according to which the invasion of Iraq in 2003 was illegal because it was based on the desire to change the Iraqi regime and because it started in the absence of a clear UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution authorizing it, the UN, the only international organization that could decide […]