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 […]

The importance of Hollande’s visit in the United States

The importance of Hollande’s visit in the United States

This article was published on Adevarul.ro, one of the most read newspapers from Romania.  On February the 11th, an official meeting between French President Francois Hollande and U.S. President Barrack Obama was held. During the discussion several important topics were touched, such as Syria or Iran, but even so the meeting has little geopolitical relevance, […]

China’s new ADIZ: a stronger shield makes neighbors angry

China’s new ADIZ: a stronger shield makes neighbors angry

The tense relations between China and Japan are well-known nowadays. However, last month animosities increased when China expanded its Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), overlapping the ADIZ of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. In addition, the new ADIZ encompasses the long disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku islands in the East China Sea and as if all this was […]

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 […]

Diplomatic relations between USA and Venezuela exacerbate amidst the food shortage problem

Diplomatic relations between USA and Venezuela exacerbate amidst the food shortage problem

Recent articles about Venezuela draw attention to the lack of basic goods in stores. People can hardly find groceries in supermarkets and the situation has gone to such an extent that nervous purchases have generated an unnatural sharp increase in demand. But what is the root cause of this phenomenon and does the United States […]

Puerto Rico. A possible remodeling of Western Hemisphere geopolitics.

Puerto Rico. A possible remodeling of Western Hemisphere geopolitics.

This article was translated by Robert Chirita from Geopolitics.ro (Romanian) The United States of America has a new President in the person of former American President and the first African-American President in the history of the republic, Barack H. Obama II. The elections have shown, in a surprising way for some, the fact that despite […]

America’s National Security Strategy

America’s National Security Strategy

The article will analyze America’s current National Security Strategy (NSS 2010) from the point of view of neorealism, seeking to show the way in which the document confirms neorealism’s theoretical expectations. This attempt may seem problematic considering the apparent incompatibility between the centrality of systemic analysis in neorealism and the fact that the article will […]