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Harlan K. Ullman highlights the need for some first-rate Kremlinologists
What is needed now is serious analytical examination of Russia from top to bottom to identify strengths, weaknesses, vulnerabilities and most importantly the knowledge and understanding on which Western policy should be based. The results of these analyses should be made available in a Wikipedia-type online service in order to inform and expand public debate on Russia. https://goo.gl/KzCRcu
Needed urgently: some first-rate Kremlinologists By Harlan K. Ullman During the Cold War, a surfeit of Sovietologists made good livings “analyzing” what was and was not happening in the Kremlin. So-called content analysis, that is matching statements by competing Soviet political leaders to deter...
Corneliu Visoianu: For most elections, a turnout of 60% is considered acceptable, although many believe that for a referendum of national importance, 70% would be better. Taking the higher figure as a benchmark for representativeness, a vote would require a minimum of 35% of registered voters for the vote to be legitimate. The question is, how come the non-bidding referendums in the UK and Italy, are more valid than those in Romania or Hungary. A serious debate is needed and perhaps even a Europe-wide referendum on referendums. https://goo.gl/np5msp
Referendum for Referendums by Corneliu Visoianu 2016 will go down in history as the year of great elections among which the referendums occupy a prominent place. There were many surprises and the time of the exit polls seems to have passed. Black swans for the analysts, but natural shifts for the…
Harlan K. Ullman inside Putin’s brain: Last week’s column concluded that President Vladimir Putin was “licking his chops” over the election of Donald Trump as the next American president. This column goes further in explaining why Mr. Putin will be one winner of this extraordinary election. Let’s assume this conversation is taking place in the Kremlin between President Putin (PP) and two of his specialists on America, code named “SR” and “SI.” https://goo.gl/0NqsVd
Inside Putin’s brain II By Harlan K. Ullman Last week’s column concluded that President Vladimir Putin was “licking his chops” over the election of Donald Trump as the next American president. This column goes further in explaining why Mr. Putin will be one winner of this extraordinary election. Le...
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Putin and America’s day of national mourning
By Harlan K. Ullman
Bucharest, Romania: The election is over! But is it? The consequences will be measured over decades. President-elect Donald J. Trump is headed for an incredible rough ride even before he is inaugurated on January 20th, 2017. Abroad, rivals and adversaries from Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jingping, Iran’s Grand Ayatollah to the Islamic State and even North Korea’s Kim Jung Un no doubt are pondering how to test or challenge the new administration. https://goo.gl/B5yunt
Putin and America’s day of national mourning By Harlan K. Ullman Bucharest, Romania: The election is over! But is it? The consequences will be measured over decades. President-elect Donald J. Trump is headed for an incredible rough ride even before he is inaugurated on January 20th, 2017. Abroad...
Centrul NATO pentru Excelență Medico-Militară (NATO MilMed CoE) și Startegikon devin parteneri în cadrul programului Vigorous Warrior, ce cuprinde o serie de exerciții ce se vor desfășura în septembrie anul viitor în Lehnin (Germania), informează un comunicat transmis AGERPRES.
Vizita delegației MILMED COE la București
Vineri, 04 noiembrie 2016, șeful Direcției medicale a Ministerului Apărării Naționale, colonelul medic dr. Ionel OPREA, a primit, la sediul unității, vizita delegației Centrului de Excelenţă NATO pentru Medicină Militară (MILMED COE) condusă de colonelul dr. Laszlo Fezekas, șeful Centrului.
În cadrul discuțiilor au fost abordate subiecte referitoare la capabilitățile și funcționalitatea MILMED COE, reprezentarea României la Centrul de Excelenţă NATO pentru Medicină Militară, proiecte de viitor - cursuri, exerciții - în scopul întăririi relațiilor de cooperare între MApN și MILMED COE.
În aceeași zi, delegația a fost primită, la sediul ministerului, de generalul Nicolae-Ionel Ciucă, șeful Statului Major General.
MILMED COE este dispus la Budapesta, a fost înfiinţat în mai 2009, în baza Memorandumului de Înţelegere semnat la data de 15.05.2009 și reprezintă centrul de referință în domeniul sprijinului medical în NATO, fiind responsabil de coordonarea activităților de instruire și pregătire medico-militară, având ca misiune principală optimizarea procesului de interoperabilitate între serviciile medicale militare din cadrul Alianței.
Ministerul Apărării Naționale participă în calitate de naţiune sponsor la acest centru cu un ofiţer doctor militar, din luna iunie 2012, în prezent colonelul medic Daniel ARON.