Strategikon
National University of Political Studies and Public Administration
Black Sea Leader Strategy
April 20 th , 2017  |  News  |  GCS in the media   |  By Harlan Ullman

Our speakers in the news: Harlan K Ullman – Does America ever learn? What next in Syria?

Since World War II, every war America started without just cause it lost. Vietnam and the second Iraq War are tragic proof of this conclusion. But America also failed when it intervened with military force for similarly flawed reasons. The reasons are obvious. First, America failed to exercise sound strategic thinking and judgment. Second, America  Read more

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April 18 th , 2017  |  News  |  Press releases   |  By Radu Magdin

Leadership and challenges to good governance in the 21st century

We need new leaders, charismatic ones preferably. We need leaders “like the ones in the good days” who had stamina and ideas, who had the vision and the spine to lead societies. These are some of the common reproaches one hears as regards today’s political class, across the globe, of course primarily in democratic societies,  Read more


April 14 th , 2017  |  News  |  GCS in the media

GGSummit in the news: The renewed case for good governance

It’s enough to spend a few hours per day watching local, regional and global news to have a growing sense of a increasingly huge mess. Then, once in a while, when reading a global welfare related article, you realise, in terms of numbers, we never had it so good, in terms of combatting global poverty, illiteracy or other world problems. But perception matters, and citizens are more and more discontent, while political and administrative stakeholders around the world seem less in touch with both public moods and a solutions-based governance.

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April 14 th , 2017  |  News  |  GCS in the media

GGSummit in the news: Transforming Failing Policies into Successful Governance

Strategikon, one of Romanian’s leading think tanks, committed to fostering dialogue between decision makers and academia in the fields of International Security, European Union Affairs, and Good Governance is hosting the Good Governance Summit. The conference will bring together global leaders to provide insights and recommendations to advance the case for enhancing good governance in these turbulent times. The Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World will be represented by Director Edward Schumacher-Matos and is delighted to publish Strategikon Vice Presidents’ article on Good Governance.

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April 14 th , 2017  |  News  |  GCS in the media

GGSummit in the news: Romania meeting: former NATO, CIA chiefs to discuss security

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – A former director of the CIA and former supreme commander of NATO will join other former high-ranking officials in the Romanian capital to discuss a wide range of issues from migration to terrorism.

The May 4-5 meeting organized by Romanian think tank Strategikon will also focus on populism and Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. A statement sent to The Associated Press Thursday said there will be discussions on the need for officials to cooperate with the private sector and academics.

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April 13 th , 2017  |  News  |  Press releases   |  By Corneliu Visoianu

Geuropa and European Parliament with 300 members

President Junker’s reaction to President Trump’s salutations to Brexit was to support the independence of some US states. The tensions between Brussels and Washington are basically the extrapolation of the tensions between London and Berlin to negotiate the Brexit contract, whose bill, estimated at Brussels, amounts to 50 billion pounds. The total or partial payment,  Read more


April 11 th , 2017  |  News  |  GCS in the media

Our speakers in the news: Mircea Geoana

Former Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister, Mircea Geoana, on the U.S. attack targeting Syria, “This was not an impulse, it was a calculated move. The new American administration is being decisive, the fight against ISIS in the Middle East is once again a political priority.”

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April 11 th , 2017  |  News  |  GCS in the media

Our speakers in the news: Ioan Mircea Pascu

Vice-President of the European Parliament, Ioan Mircea Pascu, urges for a united front in the upcoming negotiations regarding Brexit.

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April 11 th , 2017  |  News  |  GCS in the media

Our speakers in the news: Harlan K Ullman

Today, many still believe that this violent pathology of extremism is the existential threat to much of society. For those living in war torn states such as Syria, Libya, Yemen and Iraq, clearly the danger is existential. However, the truly gravest threat to mankind is failed and failing government.

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April 4 th , 2017  |  News  |  GCS in the media

Our speakers in the news: Kurt Volker

Former Ambassador to NATO, Kurt Volker urges European leaders to “get defense spending on track, and build a positive relationship and agenda for working with the United States”.

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