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A man holds a sign during a protest calling for the resignation of Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta in Bucharest on June 5. (DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

Why the West Wants Romania to Be Less Corrupt

Romania's anti-corruption campaign heralds an institutional shift in the country's politics, a shift that could benefit the West. Read more…

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta arrives at a press conference in Bucharest. (DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

Romania's Corruption Scandal Threatens Political Stability

Political divisions caused by corruption allegations against the prime minister will not alter Romanian foreign policy, but they will inhibit domestic reforms. Read more…

The West Hems in Russia Little by Little

As the U.S. and NATO presence in Eastern Europe grows, Turkey and Turkmenistan could assist in the attempt to encircle Russia. Read more…