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The Future of Great Power Politics in the 21st Century’

October 29, 2018

Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump, Oradea

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Back to Diplomacy. In search of a normalcy paradigm in bilateral diplomatic relations, Bucuresti/Craiova

October 25, 2017

Rising Powers in the Emerging World Order, Craiova

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The World at the Edge. The Struggle for Re-Ordering Security in Europe, Bucharest/Craiova

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Greater Eurasian Partnership: too many variables in the equation

Building Asian security

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Rediscovering Neighborhoods


PhD, Associate Professor
Department of International Relation, Ural Federal University, Russian Federation
Ekaterina MikhynkoExpertsForeign Policy Trends

Greater Eurasian Partnership: too many variables in the equation

The multiple and overlapping regional and interregional projects around the world are a challenge for the Russian political elite. In its turn, Russia does not cease to generate projects of regional a

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PhD, Researcher
Centre for European Studies within Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi
ExpertsLoredana SimionovRediscovering Neighborhoods

From Kremlin to Society: Do Russians embrace EU’s desire to transform Russia?

The recent events in the shared neighbourhood have drastically estranged Russia from European structures and has marked the end of the post-Cold War European order. Since 2014, perceptions of Russia h

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PhD, Associate Professor
Universita’ di Roma, Italy
ExpertsLuca RattiNavigating the World

The CSDP and a ‘Trump-Brexit effect’: ‘much ado about nothing’?

ince its establishment with the treaty of Lisbon in 2007, the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) has remained a paper tiger. A decade of statements and declarations has failed to prompt

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Commentaries from the Worlds

The Lawfare Podcast: John Mearsheimer on 'The Great Delusion

In recent decades, both Democratic and Republican administrations have tried to guide other countries toward liberal democracy. But international relations Mearsheimer’s latest book ...


Eastern Europe is trying to break its dependence on Russian gas. Western Europe is doing the opposite.

ALDISKI, Estonia — For most of the 20th century, the Baltic nations were dominated by the Soviet Union, its behemoth neighbor to the east. oday, almost three decades after gaining ...


Europe’s Emerging Approach to China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Since President Xi Jinping in 2013 launched the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which aims to facilitate exchanges between China and the broader Eurasian region through new ...


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