Greater Romania Emerges From Stalingrad’s Ashes

Greater Romania Emerges From Stalingrad’s Ashes

Dreams of Greater Romania, of România Mare are for idlers, not for the peoples trying to live their lives in peace by the waters of the Don, the Dniester and the Danube As NATO’s Ukrainian campaign rumbles on, the specter of Greater Romania, România Mare, once more haunts Transylvania, Bukovina, Bessarabia, Banat, Crișana, Maramureș and,…

Great Game 2.0: The Defunct British Empire “Strikes Back” in Ukraine and Eastern Europe

Great Game 2.0: The Defunct British Empire “Strikes Back” in Ukraine and Eastern Europe

Geopolitics is a game on a fixed chessboard in which not only the main players change, but also colours of the pieces, and the rules themselves are fluid.  Although basic mechanisms remain unchanged, and some scenarios come back years or even centuries later to remind us that Game of Thrones is invariably played in front…

Chaos in Eastern Europe Doesn’t Serve Putin’s Interests Unlike What CNN Claims

Chaos in Eastern Europe Doesn’t Serve Putin’s Interests Unlike What CNN Claims

CNN is completely wrong to claim that ‘chaos in eastern Europe is never bad news for Vladimir Putin’. CNN published a piece on Tuesday titled, “Why chaos in eastern Europe is never bad news for Vladimir Putin”. It puts forth a conspiratorial interpretation of recent events there claiming that the Russian leader is exploiting the…

Today Hungary, Tomorrow Poland – Will German Pressure Cave Eastern Europe?

Today Hungary, Tomorrow Poland – Will German Pressure Cave Eastern Europe?

Since it became clear that Joe Biden was going to be certified as the President-elect it’s been clear that Poland would become a major story. Poland is one of the bad boys of the European Union and with the return of The Davos Crowd’s favorite American, Barack Obama, to the White House all of Poland’s…