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Nation-building fiasco

The 2003 military action against Saddam Hussein’s regime was supposed to lessen the danger, for the West and especially for Israel, of state-sponsored terrorism. If the military actions in Iraq and Afghanistan were successful however, what followed could rightfully be called a fiasco. As of this month, for example, oil-rich Iraq has become a parliamentary… » read more

Posted by Florian Pantazi

Bunul meu prieten Liviu Antonesei mi-a trimis recent unul din editorialele sale, pe care le publica mai nou in Adevarul . Intitulat sugestiv “Monopol pe anticomunism”, articolul descrie modul samavolnic in care “anticomunisti de ziua a saptea” ca Ioan Stanomir sau Vladimir Tismaneanu l-au inlaturat de la conducerea Institutului pentru Studierea Crimelor Comunismului pe istoricul… » read more

Posted by Florian Pantazi

Latin American countries have made great strides in achieving political stability in recent years. Countries like Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia and Ecuador, to give but a few examples, have solved their differences peacefully, helping each other on the path to economic development. In 2008, twelve Latin American countries have decided to form a defense alliance, Unasur,… » read more

Posted by Florian Pantazi