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Raluca Besliu

Freelance Journalist

Raluca Besliu is a freelance journalist based in New York City. She graduated from the University of Oxford with a master’s degree in refugee and forced migration studies.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in international relations at Vassar College, in Poughkeepsie, New York. She is originally from Romania.

Ms. Besliu’s interests are in refugee and human rights issues, global politics, peace and post-conflict reconstruction. She can be followed on Twitter at @Raluca_Besliu.

Articles by Raluca Besliu

Why Moldova Won’t be Russia’s Next Target

How Russian pressure on Moldova has given the EU a chance to prove itself as an economic partner.

May 22, 2015

Chad: How China Created an African Power

How Chinese investment made Chad a vital Central African military ally of the West.

December 26, 2013

Japan Upsetting China’s Balance Between the Sudans?

Will closer ties between Japan and South Sudan undo China's diplomacy in the region — and hurt its investments?

August 3, 2013