Article on Russians, Germans, Americans and a Iohannis That Is a Teeny Tiny Bit Lost Among Them

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By Oana Popescu

June 2016

Adevărul

Iohannis went to Munich just as Romania’s football team usually takes part in some game: he took part, but didn’t want the victory enough. It’s not only his fault: but also years of uninspired foreign policy that brought Romania to a marginal position. The president proves that he has understood how far he should go and along which lines. The pace of changes and global crises does not have the patience, however, for the head of state to get familiar with diplomacy: he must learn fast and deliver!

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How’d You Rather Die: Slowly and Painfully or Hit by a Nuclear Bomb?

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By Oana Popescu

June 2016

Adevărul

It’s the main lesson of the British referendum. We got here because we refused to sit down and see the clear and numerous signs of our collective vulnerabilities and failures, and do something about them. Lest we come to our senses now, next time (because there will definitely be a next time, even if elsewhere) the decision will be to Leave.

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