European Neighbourhood Policy And Migration

2020-06-10T20:46:46+00:00

By Ramona Mănescu The European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) is, for many European citizens, just an abstract concept, “another bureaucratic instrument” of Brussels. I believe this instrument can do much more, being capable of responding directly to many of the needs and demands of the European [...]

European Neighbourhood Policy And Migration2020-06-10T20:46:46+00:00

CyberTerror — The Fundamentals

2018-05-17T07:19:33+00:00

By Mitchell Belfer Execution-style murder at Charlie Hebdo. Car ramming attacks in Nice, London, Barcelona, Berlin. Bombings in Burgas, Brussels, Paris, Manchester. Mass casualty shootings. Bataclan. The list goes on and underscores the general unpreparedness of most European states as to the scale and scope [...]

CyberTerror — The Fundamentals2018-05-17T07:19:33+00:00

Basking In The Shadows Of The Ottoman Era

2018-05-17T07:23:45+00:00

It is hard to fathom why Turkey’s President Erdogan, who embarked on the most impressive social, political, and economic reforms during his first ten years in office, turned around and systematically destroyed all that he had achieved. In doing so, he transformed the country into [...]

Basking In The Shadows Of The Ottoman Era2018-05-17T07:23:45+00:00

The terrorism becomes social: the new threat of extremist and terrorist activism in social media

2017-11-26T14:38:52+00:00

Ramona Mănescu: “România, by its position and resources can get involved and become a strong voice in the European policies regarding cyber security and lead the way in development and implantation of these policies” Ramona Mănescu, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European [...]

The terrorism becomes social: the new threat of extremist and terrorist activism in social media2017-11-26T14:38:52+00:00

Qatar crisis: when patriotic hackers and fake news destabilize a whole region

2017-11-26T14:39:00+00:00

In the last days, the whole world witnessed in bewilderment how a whole region, involving 14 countries, from Egypt to Maldives Islands, suddenly shifted to the brink of war. In a much-unexpected move, between 5 and 6 June 2017, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Yemen, Egypt, [...]

Qatar crisis: when patriotic hackers and fake news destabilize a whole region2017-11-26T14:39:00+00:00

Towards a Holistic Legislative Framework for the Criminalization of Cyber Terrorism

2017-11-26T14:39:10+00:00

On 15 and 16 of May, I took part in The International Conference for the Criminalization of Cyber Terrorism, organized in Abu Dhabi by The United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. It was a great opportunity to get together and discuss the Cyber [...]

Towards a Holistic Legislative Framework for the Criminalization of Cyber Terrorism2017-11-26T14:39:10+00:00

European Parliament Resolution on electronic mass surveillance of EU citizens affects transatlantic relations exactly when we need them the most

2017-11-26T14:39:19+00:00

During the recent Strasbourg plenary meeting, European Parliament (EP) voted upon a Resolution regarding electronic mass surveillance of EU citizens, a topic that issued a lot of debates all over Europe. Unfortunately, the final text suffered significant modifications in relation with the initial goal. As [...]

European Parliament Resolution on electronic mass surveillance of EU citizens affects transatlantic relations exactly when we need them the most2017-11-26T14:39:19+00:00