Romania occupies a strategic position on the edge of the European Union and the Black Sea and its proximity to areas of unresolved conflict makes it an important partner in the context of Euro-Atlantic security.
The European Commission’s newly released White Paper on Energy outlines a strategy that calls for an increased, consolidated role for Brussels to resolve tensions on energy supply security.
As the effects of climate change continue to impact daily life, what are the opportunities for leading carbon emitting countries to improve their energy efficiency?
The world's major vendor companies of civilian nuclear power plants have agreed to apply a common set of principles in their exporting decisions and practices.
Moscow’s evolving policies toward the Nordic-Baltic region are an important part of Russia’s larger approach to Europe and the Atlantic community.
As Ankara’s perception of Moscow as a geopolitical opponent and threat to Turkish interests diminishes, bilateral Russian-Turkish relations are on an upward trend.
By arresting former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, the Ukrainian authorities were trying to both weaken the domestic opposition and get Moscow to soften its stance on the gas prices. They appear to have failed to achieve either objective.
It is unlikely that nuclear weapons proliferation in South Asia will lead to a deliberate outbreak of large-scale war, but a catastrophic conflict could occur even though neither the Indians nor the Pakistanis intend to start a nuclear war.
China and Russia share significant common ground on a number of issues, but a number of concerns still shape Sino-Russian bilateral relations.
The realization that both the United States and the Soviet Union shared an interest in preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons led to a 1968 agreement that existing nuclear weapons states would work toward nuclear zero if other states agreed not to develop nuclear weapons.