Raluca Besliu
Raluca Besliu

Raluca is a journalist originally from Romania. She has published extensively on refugees and human rights as well as environmental and international issues. She holds a Master of Science in Refugees and Forced Migration from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Vassar College. You can follow her on Twitter: @Raluca_Besliu

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Hungarian Businessman Held in Detention on Allegations of Spying for the United States

Was a Hungarian businessman with access to Prime Minister Orban’s Swiss Bank Account and Hungarian military secrets passing that information on to the Pentagon? Or was his arrest on espionage charges a politically-motivated response to U.S. pressure on Hungary to combat corruption and reverse its slide into authoritarianism?   In late November 2015, the…


China is Using the Balkans as a Testing Ground to Expand its Nuclear Industry

China is using the Balkans as a testing ground to expand its nuclear industry. Its pursuits in Romania highlight its rush to become a global player. With the current U.S. administration proving unwilling to assume leadership on climate change, the burden of responsibility on climate progress in the next four years will mostly fall upon…