On EP vote to sanction Hungary

On EP vote to sanction Hungary

From the Melian Dialogue:

„Since you know as well as we do that right, as the world goes, is only in question between equals in power, while the strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must.”

Unfortunately, today’s decision of the European Parliament in favour of triggering the Article 7 against the Hungarian Government is a sad day for the European democracy.…

Soul for future

The wind of change is knocking every day,

Placing ideas that do not support their will

Adding fuel to the fire of help,

Disturbing the option of those calling for cure.


The spirit of the young reveals the remedy,

Fostering peace, trust and future partnerships,

Locking Pandora’s box with alternatives,

Spinning the key of no hate across their lands.…

Turkey can govern itself. Unnecessary patronage

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Turkey can govern itself. Unnecessary patronage

The Republic of Turkey is at this moment in a tragic situation, but it hasn’t started recently. The constitutional reforms from 2007 and 2010 were more dangerous than the one proposed now. However, the opposition was weaker, at least its voice in the international arena.…

Regionalized responsibilities: the Syrian case

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Regionalized responsibilities: the Syrian case

The course of action regarding Syria in the past days highlights a new praxis of the international community actions aimed to address conflicts. The question of the novelty of an unilateral decision by a state to breach the international law violating the sovereignty of another state in the international system is perhaps the most powerful critique to the action taken by the United States.…

Background information: Romanian protests – post-truth politics

Romanian protests – post-truth politics

Tens of thousands of people have started to gather in public squares since 31st of January 2017 in Romania, mainly in the big cities. At the time of this article, we have the fifth day of protest, a political crisis that doesn’t have a foundation, excepting a power play between the two main political actors on the Romanian political stage: Klaus Iohannis, the 4th President of Romania since 2014, and Liviu Dragnea, leader of the majority coalition that formed the government following the general elections of 11th of December 2016.…

Related to the current protests in Romania

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Related to the current protests in Romania

Firstly, the massive protests have been supported by current opposition parties, as well as by an important part of the civil society, in a legitimate action of protest against the undemocratically adopted executive ordinance.…