The expensive launch of Pacepa Mihai's* work on the subject of disinformation has been extremely useful. For those who were ecstatic about the “heroic” gesture of defection on the part of the spy chief, the movie, which synthesizess the book, shown 35 years to the day since the Securitate general's arrival in [Read more]
Did you know that the U.S. refuses British entry visa applications at a higher rate than it refuses Romanian applications? We’re up to [a refusal rate of] 17 percent since last year’s historic decline of 5 percent; the English are up to 20.6 percent. Even so, we’re the ones knocking and knocking at the visa [Read more]
Egypt underwent a military coup. Even the Turkish Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu, admitted it. The United States cannot admit it; that would mean cutting back on [Egyptian] Army funding.
I was under the impression that Barack Obama, our fellow Democrat, had beaten Julian Assange, but apparently that’s not the case. In the end, WikiLeaks only served to declassify documents concealed in nooks and niches that were relevant to military and diplomatic policy, meaning they remain at the level of the [Read more]
“Iraq is the madness of Churchill, who wanted to unite two completely separate oil wells — Kirkuk and Mosul, adding three different entities: the Kurds, the Shiites and the Sunnis.” This is the most brilliant definition, and I would have loved to tell you who it belongs to, but I cannot remember. I keep it with [Read more]
It is usually white, disillusioned men who shed blood in the U.S. The difference is that not all white men are collectively blamed for these atrocities
As the U.S. ambassador in Bucharest, Mark Gitenstein managed the rare performance of stirring up anti-American feelings! Romania has always been open to the U.S., including during the communist era; the population has always supported this attitude. Romanians were probably the most pro-American Eastern Europeans. That [Read more]
A great Italian doctor at the beginning of the 20th century who had been called to a patient's sickbed confessed that he didn't know what disease she was suffering from. Hearing this, the patient cried: "I'm paying you a great deal of money for what you do know, not what you don't know!" The doctor's reaction was swift [Read more]
For eight years, Romanians have been kept in the dark and served only lies regarding the options, capabilities and actions of the U.S. toward Romania and, likewise, of Romania toward the U.S.
The image of your native country is a subject you can’t ignore, no matter your passport or how many years you spent away. How Romania is regarded nowadays affects millions of Romanians living abroad.
The majority of our co-nationals living in other countries are working hard and earning honest money. They are [Read more]