Dealing with the Russian Lake Next Door: Romania and Black Sea Security

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth installment of a special series in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute, “Black Sea’s Back.” The Black Sea is a body of many monikers: NATO euphemistically calls the sea an area of “strategic importance,” former Romanian President Traian Băsescu famously dubbed it “a Russian lake” in 2005 and … Continue reading Dealing with the Russian Lake Next Door: Romania and Black Sea Security