Every person interested in International Relations knows the best-seller “The clash o civilizations and the remaking of World Order” published by Samuel Huntington in 1996. Nowadays, when Ukraine has it’s own well known problems and when the emergence of the ISIS’s danger is on the agenda, many analysts think that Samuel Huntington was right and […]

Seven years ago, on 3 February 2009, the International Court of Justice pronounced a solution in the case Romania vs. Ukraine over the delimitation of the maritime spaces of the two states in the Black Sea, alotting Romania nearly 79,43% of the disputed area. This means 9,700 square kilometers of the continental shelf and the exclusive economic […]

Today, 15 January 2015, in Romania we celebrate 165th anniversary of Mihai Eminescu’s birth, the most representative Romanian poet, often regarded as “our national poet” by the Romanians. Even in the Republic of Moldova, Eminescu is regarded as a “national poet”, because the culture and history of this two neighbour states are very similar, almost […]

Like any other power, Russia is concerned about geopolitics. But, unlike its opponents, is frustrated and obsessed with its main geopolitical handicap: Russia is not a thalassocracy. In other words, is obsessed with the opposition thalassocracy-telurocracy. Thalassocracy is the rule of the sea,  brilliantly embodied by the USA and the UK and has the advantage […]