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Russia’s Borders: Romania Strengthens Ties With NATO as Old Anxieties Return

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen (L) is welcomed by Romanian President Traian Basescu at the Cotroceni Palace, the Romanian Presidency headquarters in Bucharest, on May 24, 2013. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images)
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen (L) is welcomed by Romanian President Traian Basescu at the Cotroceni Palace, the Romanian Presidency headquarters in Bucharest, on May 24, 2013. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images)

The Western gravitational pull has been dominant since the overthrow of the communist ruler, Nicolae Ceausecsu, almost 25 years ago. But there is a strong...




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