balkans

Queer Voices
To explore what it means to be queer in the Balkans, I decided to interview seven activists from six countries in the region.
World News
The United States has extraordinary influence in countries of the Western Balkans (Macedonia, Albania, and Kosovo). Engagement
The WorldPost
The front line in Russia’s Cold War lies in the Balkans. Serbia is the epicenter of Russia’s anti-American agenda, which
Politics
America took in 169,000 Bosnian war refugees during the nineties. I was one of them.
The WorldPost
US Needs Clear Policy in the Balkans The new U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is a highly accomplished individual. As
The World Post
During the Second Jerusalem Leaders Summit, Europe, India, Israel and US's legislators and leaders from business, think tanks
The World Post
To successfully implement these changes, the former Yugoslav republics may need to reconsider their old motto "brotherhood
Politics
About the only reason to hope for a Clinton victory is her flawed opponent, Donald Trump. Yet despite his many failings, he remains superior to Clinton when it comes to foreign policy.
The World Post
But the level of corruption emanating from the political elite and the country's role in Europe's illegal drug trade--both occurring with the alleged complicity of senior government officials--should concern policymakers in Washington, D.C., and across Europe.
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A couple of Rand Corporation scholars have discovered America's problem vis-à-vis Russia: Washington isn't willing to use its military as much. This has given Moscow an apparently unfair advantage in challenging America. Maybe Washington should reconsider its policy, they suggest.
Travel
“Slavic cool” is everywhere these days. As Seth Sherwood writes in a recent New York Times travel article, it is especially
The World Post
In practice, however, the impact of the reform remains in question because, rather than having grown from within, foreign
Travel
Graz is a town, some say city (depending on your definition) you might not expect to exist in the German-speaking world. It may have something to do with the fact, that you have never heard of a city called Graz to exist.
Politics
Clinton's biggest problem in this case is her foreign policy record. Most Americans don't want to intervene more overseas, but Clinton is not most Americans. She is the Democratic neoconservative, a veritable war queen, who backed every major conflict fought by the U.S. over the last quarter century.
The World Post
I have just returned from a ten-day trip with the somewhat unusual itinerary of Estonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Austria. The countries vary widely in virtually every way, but they share one characteristic of contemporary Europe: a struggle to adapt to rapid and wrenching change.
Religion
A majority-Muslim country invites ten Jewish Millennials from New York to attend an interfaith conference. At a time of cynicism and division, it sounds implausible, but it happened to us.