All posts in Perspectives

  • Why the Bulgarian Government could be bolder – part 2
    January 5, 2018, by Howard Rosen

    My article posted on November 11 2017 created an amazing response: nearly 2000 people clicked through to The Sofia Globe from my LinkedIn posting. It was circulated within the Bulgarian Parliament, […]

  • Bulgaria’s EU Presidency: High road and low road
    December 28, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The commemorative coin and souvenir ties have run off the production lines, the main venue is prepared, and the priorities have been announced, while Bulgaria’s Cabinet ministers endlessly repeat the […]

  • Erdogan’s visit to Athens shapes his new policy agenda
    December 3, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been blamed for a lot (of situations in the past) and many could still accuse him over other things. After all, he has become […]

  • Bulgaria’s 2018 EU Presidency: Bedtime stories
    November 13, 2017, by Mark Thomas

    The acceleration of the date when Bulgaria will take over the seat of the EU Presidency from the first half of 2018 will no doubt have sent the local state […]

  • Bulgarian soldiers holding Kalashnikov semi automatic rifles
    Opinion: A small step toward a European army
    November 13, 2017, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

    An historic breakthrough or just another attempt doomed to peter out? The EU plans to coordinate EU members’ military capacities with the long-term goal of an EU army. It’s a […]

  • Why the Bulgarian Government could be bolder
    November 11, 2017, by Howard Rosen

    Bulgaria is doing well economically: GDP is growing by over three per cent annually, state debt is below 30 per cent of GDP, unemployment has fallen to below six per […]