Russian-Moldovan Relations Might Become Much More Difficult to Manage

Russian-Moldovan Relations Might Become Much More Difficult to Manage

Pro-Western Maia Sandu’s victory in the second round of the Moldovan presidential elections last week might make bilateral relations with Russia much more difficult to manage than they were under her Russian-friendly predecessor, with the worst-case scenario being a new East-West crisis in the event that Moldova attempts to (re)unify with Romania and/or militarily resolve…

Nationalism, Ideology and the Formation of the Nation-States Among the Yugoslavs

Nationalism, Ideology and the Formation of the Nation-States Among the Yugoslavs

There are many talks about nationalism among the peoples from the former Yugoslavia during the last three decades what is quite understandable taking into consideration the post-Cold War conflicts and atrocities, as a continuation of WWII crimes based on certain political ideologies,[i] committed on the territory of ex-Yugoslavia. Historia est magistra vitae I want to…

THAAD Missiles to Romania: NATO’s Belligerence in the Black Sea Is a Bad Sign of Things to Come

THAAD Missiles to Romania: NATO’s Belligerence in the Black Sea Is a Bad Sign of Things to Come

The deployment of THAAD missiles to Romania and increased naval activity in the Black Sea show that NATO intends to continue its militarization of this strategic space at the expense of Russia’s security. The Black Sea became a global flashpoint after Russia’s 2014 reunification with Crimea catapulted the region’s strategic significance to the world’s attention…

A Maidan Might Break Out in Moldova by the End of the Month

A Maidan Might Break Out in Moldova by the End of the Month

The Russian Foreign Ministry issued an uncharacteristically detailed warning about one of the possible scenarios that might transpire in this former Soviet republic by the end of the month following its upcoming parliamentary elections on 24 February. The Ministry’s Warning About Moldova Moldova might very well be on the edge of experiencing its own Maidan…

Weapons Went From the CIA to ISIS in Less Than Two Months

Weapons Went From the CIA to ISIS in Less Than Two Months

Mainstream media in 2013: “Conspiracy Theorists!”  Mainstream media in 2017: “ISIS Got a Powerful Missile the CIA Bought!”  Years late to the party, mainstream media outlets like USA Today, Reuters, and Buzzfeed are just out with “breaking” and “exclusive” stories detailing how a vast arsenal of weapons sent to Syria by the CIA in cooperation with…