June 16, 2022

Guvernanța multinivel în centrul viitorului Uniunii Europene – Sistemul Național de Gestionare a Afacerilor Europene în România.

December 21, 2021

De ce nu va fi război între Ucraina și Federația Rusă

November 6, 2020

Hybrid geopolitics in EU-Russia relations: understanding the persistence of conflict and cooperation

November 4, 2020

Russian-Sponsored Security Organizations and the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict.

September 18, 2020

How Coronavirus May Reshape the World Order

September 4, 2020

Why Eastern Europe might be hoping for a Biden victory this November

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PhD, Professor
University of Craiova, ROUNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance and Distinguished Professor of International Relations at the School of International Service, American University, Washington, D.C, United States of America
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How Coronavirus May Reshape the World Order

The real argument of interdependence theory is not that it prevents conflict, but that it makes conflict more costly to all parties in an interdependent relationship. The coronavirus crisis has proven

Amitav AcharyaFeatured Publications

The Making of Global International Relations

The Making of Global International Relations - Origins and Evolution of IR at its Centenary Amitav Acharya and Barry Buzan A most comprehensive retelling of the IR discipline, a critical review of

Amitav AcharyaForeign Policy Trends

Building Asian security

A principal challenge to Asian security today is that the various approaches to the security order seem to be working at cross-purposes. Take the United States and China. Washington insists that its r

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 Associate Fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies (CREES) at the University of Birmingham and member of Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences.
ConveningCristian NitoiuEkaterina MikhynkoFlorin PasatoiuRichard SakwaSlider postUpcoming Events

The Post-Transatlantic Europe and the Rise of Eurasia

About the event he Post-Transatlantic Europe and the Rise of Eurasia In recent years, we have witnessed an increasing polarization in the views of the United States and the European Union regarding t

Cristian NitoiuFlorin PasatoiuRichard SakwaSlider postUpcoming Events

Power and Borders in the New World Order

About the event There is a prevailing view among academics and analysts that we are currently experiencing a major transition in the balance of power at the centre of the world order, from unipolarly

Featured PublicationsRichard Sakwa

Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands

Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands Richard Sakwa The unfolding crisis in Ukraine has brought the world to the brink of a new Cold War. As Russia and Ukraine tussle for Crimea and the easte

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

About the event In June the Center for Foreign Policy and Security Studies organized two events in Bucharest and Craiova which focused on the changing nature of the world order and the future of the

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President, Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies, Israel
Efraim InbarExperts

Jordan will not impede the US peace plan

Jordan has been a strategic partner of Israel for many years, even before the 1994 peace treaty the two nations inked. The main reason for this is the common enemy – the Palestinian national movemen

Efraim InbarInsights

Israel Would Welcome Ties With Pakistan. Should India Worry?

The recurrent debate about Israel in Pakistan reflects the former’s improved international standing. The Muslim giant could become the next success in Israel’s growing acceptance around the world

Efraim InbarExpertsRediscovering Neighborhoods

What Happens after the “Deal of the Century” is Tabled?

Whatever paradigm for peace is tabled by the Trump administration, no end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is in sight. Managing the conflict for the long term – a somewhat fuzzy approach in

Efraim InbarExpertsRediscovering Neighborhoods

Israel’s War With Iran is Inevitable

Iran is a formidable enemy. A large country of more than 80 million people, endowed with energy riches, it has always been a regional power. Having an imperial past and revolutionary zeal (since the

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Commentaries from the Worlds

Resilience and the world order: the EU and the RIC states

The aim of the article is to analyse the way the RIC (Russia, India and China) states understand resilience in the world order. In doing so, the article compares their interpretation to that developed by the European Union (EU).

The Centre for Foreign Policy and Security Studies (CFPSS) has launched the Alternative Public Policy Foundation Programme

The Centre for Foreign Policy and Security Studies (CFPSS) has launched the Alternative Public Policy Foundation Programme, in the context of the European Commission President's call to support the Conference on the Future of Europe.

Out of Step Romania's Foreign Policy and the Huawei 5G Case

The Romanian government's rejection of a 5G deal with Huawei should not translate in the end of the bilateral relation with China or as setting the tone for the foreseeable future.

Corporations influence Romania's foreign policy more than the European Parliament

The Senate Committee on European Affairs organized a debate generated by sociological research 2020 – A draft on Romania's foreign policy. Challenges and opportunities.

Might at a Critical Moment

At a much darker hour in Jewish history, prior to the U.N. vote in 1947, this was David Ben-Gurion’s dictum: “No illusions, no despair. For us Jews, and particularly Zionists, two things are forbidden: Easy optimism and sterile pessimism

Avoiding a new cold war: the efforts of the Bilateral Commission for Public Diplomacy

Relations between the West and Russia reached one of the most tense moments since the end of the Cold War. Mutual distrust now dominates the way the United States or the European Union interacts with Russia.

Military spending around the world is booming

Global military spending last year rose to $1.8trn, says SIPRI—the highest level in real terms since reliable records began in 1988, during the cold war, and 76% higher than in 1998...

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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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