SWOT of Turkmenistan

Mihail Păduraru Strengths Turkmenistan, which has the fourth largest proven gas reserves in the world and produces about 70-80 billion cubic meters of gas a year, is actively implementing an energy strategy aimed at increasing exports of the blue fuel and diversifying its supply routes to the largest global markets, where the demand for energyContinue reading “SWOT of Turkmenistan”

Energy Sector from Turkmenistan and Regional Games

Mihail Păduraru Recently relations between Russia and Turkmenistan have gravitated around the Russian efforts to ensurethe gas import from Turkmenistan. Russia is competing with China, EU and US to gain access to Turkmenistan’s rich hydrocarbon resources.[1] Turkmenistan is also exporting a large amount of gas to China, and the figures vary between 30-45 bcm. However,Continue reading “Energy Sector from Turkmenistan and Regional Games”

Terrorism – Drug Trafficking Interconnection, in the Geographic Area of ​​Turkmenistan

Mihail Păduraru In 1996 more than 14 tons of drugs were seized from smugglers and approximately 42 tonnes in 1997. In 1999, 50 tons of hasish, 2.3 tons of heroin and 7.7 tons of opium were confiscated and destroyed. According to statistics, from UNODC program fighting against drug trafficking, only 10% of the total volumeContinue reading “Terrorism – Drug Trafficking Interconnection, in the Geographic Area of ​​Turkmenistan”

Turkmenistan and the Talibans

Mihail Păduraru When it became independent Turkmenistan had been based on the export of raw materials, building new oil and gas pipelines, roads and railways. Several alternative routes for the transport of raw materials, and export of natural gas, have been developed. The leadership of the country encouraged the idea of a gas pipeline toContinue reading “Turkmenistan and the Talibans”

Military Sector of Turkmenistan

Mihail Păduraru On June 24 2010, two months after a similar meeting held in Tehran, Turkmenistan hosts conference on disarmament in Central Asia and the Caspian region. According to Iranian news agencies, Iranian Foreign Minister, Manouchehr Mottaki stated that this conference demonstrates that Iran and Turkmenistan are well determined and focused on demilitarization of theContinue reading “Military Sector of Turkmenistan”

Neutrality concept of Turkmenistan

Mihail Păduraru Turkmenistan presents an unusual[1] situation compared to other countries in the region, is an island of regional stability, but still a closed system, which addresses a questionable neutral policy. Turkmenistan’s foreign policy raises a number of questions: Why aspire to political neutrality? How neutral, in fact, is the political line followed by theContinue reading “Neutrality concept of Turkmenistan”

Turkmenistan – Security Policy

Mihail Păduraru President Niyazov has recognized the legitimate interests of the Russian military in the region, saying the country’s security interests can be better served through cooperation with Russia, than by participating in multinational military organizations. Membership in the latter belies his foreign policy of neutrality, as well as military doctrine which says that theContinue reading “Turkmenistan – Security Policy”

Turkmenistan in Central Asia

Mihail Păduraru Turkmenistan today covers the territory that was at the crossroads of ancient civilizations, which in 1924 became a Soviet republic and gained its independence in 1991. Extensive hydrocarbon reserves, that have not been fully explored yet, are beginning to draw attention to the country. Nowadays Turkmenistan is steadily transforming and expanding its miningContinue reading “Turkmenistan in Central Asia”

HOW TO MANAGE A MASS CASUALTY SITUATION

Mihail Păduraru BEING FAMILIAR WITH MEDICAL TRIAGE, THAT IS A SYSTEM USED TO CATEGORIZE INJURED IN ORDER TO OPTIMIZE EFFICIENCY, IS ESSENTIAL FOR DELIVERING OPTIMAL MEDICAL AID TO TRAUMA CASUALTIES AND WILL SAVE LIVES TRIAGE : FRENCH TERM THAT MEANS TO SORT OR SELECT IS THE DYNAMIC PROCESS OF SORTING CASUALTIES TO PROVIDE THE GREATEST GOOD FOR THE GREATEST NUMBER OF CASUALTIES “The bestContinue reading “HOW TO MANAGE A MASS CASUALTY SITUATION”

Tactical Combat Casualty Care

Mihail Păduraru REASON & MOTIVATION Why should you care? TCCC is about treating the most immediate lifethreatening injuries first. It is designed for a opeator to save their own life and treat their own injuries And if you can save your own life, you can save someone else’s But the Medic will save me, so why should I careContinue reading “Tactical Combat Casualty Care”