Historically the Romanian Navy was not large but it played an instrumental part in the creation of the modern Romanian state. By maintaining a presence on the shores of the Black Sea as well as patrolling and policing the Danube River, a strategic and economically important European waterway, it maintained the sovereignty and independence of the state. More…
Apparently Romania is faced with a stark choice in terms of its foreign and security policies since it has joined the EU: should it continue with a foreign policy that emphasizes a strong atlanticist commitment or should it take a 180 degree turn towards a foreign policy oriented towards the EU?
I will argue that making such a choice now is senseless and that the Romanian government should develop a foreign policy that will emphasize both its strong NATO commitment (especially cultivating a strong relationship with the United States) as well as trying to better coordinate its foreign policy with EU member countries under the framework of the ESDP.
A rămas ca eu să scriu un text despre relaţia dintre guvern şi preşedinte. Deci… această relaţie va fi proastă. Acum că am lămurit succint acest aspect putem să dicutăm despe slăbiciunile fiecăruia. Adică, bun, nu se vor înţelege şi îşi vor da la punctele sensibile; dar punctele acestea unde sunt? Acest articol este despre slăbiciuni şi riscuri, în special despre cele mai puţin săritoare la ochi.