Ronald Asmus: The Little War that Shook the World Răspunde

In March 2010 I interviewed the late Ronald Asmus about his last book published in 2010, A Little War that Shook the World: Georgia, Russia and the future of the West. The book discusses the circumstances that lead to the 2008 South Ossetia War which pitted Georgia against Russia, and its implications for European security.

Which was the message and aim that Russia intended to send to NATO and to the West more generally using as leverage the war with Georgia from August 2008? More…


#pman: The Revolution in Moldova on Twitter Răspunde

Several reports yesterday and today wonder whether Twitter was or was not instrumental in mobilizing the crowds during the current Chişinău riots (see here several links). While most of them believe that Twitter was not effective in organizing the riots, there are few if any answers to the question: what does Twitter serve for.