In an Interview with acting Romanian Consul General Daniel Ene, Taylor Allen discusses NATO Air policing and the impact of multilateral organizations on international relations
Did bootleg VHS tapes bring down Romanian communism? Benson Cheung reviews “Chuck Norris vs. Communism”.
Even before it joined the EU, Romania was one of the most corrupt countries in Europe. Now that Russian aggression is a major threat, Romania is seen as a very strategic ally. However, seeing how it is currently ruling under an interim government, the question remains: how much can Romania be seen credibly when it still has not solved its corruption problems?
In the final part of her three part series on Frozen Conflicts Sonia Liang discusses Transnistria, a country with no legitimate claim to statehood. She looks at the issues surrounding its claim and the history that led to Transnistria’s status as a country that does not exist.
To the east, Poland, the Baltics, and Romania face threats of hybrid conflict coming from a revanchist Russia. To the south, allies such as Italy and Greece prioritize maritime security across the Mediterranean.
In Part VIII of this EU series, Sandra Song provides a visual aid on EU membership by dates of accession, and what the future holds for candidate countries.