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The Palestinian Refugee problem and the “Deal of the Century”

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The Iranian’s proxy war waging in the Middle East – destabilization of the region

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European Union’s sturctural challenges: the way forward.

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The EU and the Middle East After Brexit

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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

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Why Vladimir Putin is trying to drag his ‘death of liberalism’ narrative onto the global stage.

"Time is running out for liberalism". That is the key message the Kremlin has fed to Russian citizens over the last decade. After being daily bombarded with images portraying the decline and decay of

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European Union’s sturctural challenges: the way forward.

Dr. Cristian Nitoiu, Co-Founder and Deputy Director of the Center for Foreign Policy and Security Studies (CFPSS), Senior Lecturer at  Institute for Diplomac and International Governance, Loughborou

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Romania and The United Kingdom – The Special Relationship after Brexit 

Romania and The United Kingdom - The Special Relationship after Brexit Cristian Nitoiu, Tim Oliver, Florin Pasatoiu and Nicola Chelotti    The Report focuses on four scenarios for how B

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Avoiding a New Cold War: The efforts of the Romanian-Russian Commission on public diplomacy

Relations between the West and Russia have reached the tensest moment since the end of the Cold War. Mutual distrust now dominates the way in which the United States and the European Union interact

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President, Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies, Israel
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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

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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

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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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Donald J. Trump Under the spotlight at the U.N.

On the 18th of September 2018, the world  united to do some talking, future planning and action taking at the U.N. General Assembly. And indeed everyone has talked, especially when the President of t

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Commentaries from the Worlds

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

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 ...


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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