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Newsletter for 3/25/2019: 20th Anniversary of the NATO Intervention in Yugoslavia Remembered in Kosovo and Serbia. Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic: MKD President Ivanov Refuses to Sign Bill into LawPhoto: Reddit

Newsletter for 3/25/2019: 20th Anniversary of the NATO Intervention in Yugoslavia Remembered in Kosovo and Serbia. Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic: MKD President Ivanov Refuses to Sign Bill into Law

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Remembering the NATO bombings of Yugoslavia 20 years on: Congressman Eliot Engel (D, NY – 16) and Ilir Zherka in The Hill: “Lessons from the 1999 U.S. military intervention in Kosovo“; BBC News (Video): “Kosovo war: The conflict that […]

Newsletter for 3/21/2019:  Karadzic Sentenced to Life Imprisonment. BiH Security Minister Submits Reports on Croatian Intel Activities. N. MAK- 7 Plead Guilty to Joining ISIS.Photo: EU Observer

Newsletter for 3/21/2019: Karadzic Sentenced to Life Imprisonment. BiH Security Minister Submits Reports on Croatian Intel Activities. N. MAK- 7 Plead Guilty to Joining ISIS.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was sentenced to life imprisonment after an appeal process in the Hague for genocide and war crimes. He was originally sentenced to 40 years in 2016. RFE/RL notes, “the court rejected an appeal by prosecutors […]

Newsletter for 3/20/2019: Radovan Karadzic Final Verdict @ 9:00 a.m. (EST). BiH Presidency Asks for Info on Alleged Croatian Intel Plot. Zaev Leads Delegation in Brussels.Photo: NATO

Newsletter for 3/20/2019: Radovan Karadzic Final Verdict @ 9:00 a.m. (EST). BiH Presidency Asks for Info on Alleged Croatian Intel Plot. Zaev Leads Delegation in Brussels.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Radovan Karadzic‘s appeal in the Hague will be today at 2 p.m. local time (9:00 a.m. EST). Representatives of the Mothers of Srebrenica Association will be in attendance. Bosnian Serb Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik […]

Newsletter for 3/19/2019: State Department’s Kirsten D. Madison in Kosovo. Slovenia & UK Adopt Reciprocal Measures if No-Deal Brexit. Update: Tense Protests in Belgrade. BiH Leaders Discuss Guiding Principles in Gov’t Formation.Photo: Image of Kosovo

Newsletter for 3/19/2019: State Department’s Kirsten D. Madison in Kosovo. Slovenia & UK Adopt Reciprocal Measures if No-Deal Brexit. Update: Tense Protests in Belgrade. BiH Leaders Discuss Guiding Principles in Gov’t Formation.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Kirsten D. Madison met with Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj on Monday to discuss capacity building in security institutions. Leaders of the three main political parties in Bosnia and Herzegovina […]

Newsletter for 3/14/2019: US General Scaparrotti Warns of Russian Influence in Balkans at US House Committee Hearing. Mogherini Briefs UNSC on Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Spanish FM in Serbia. State Department Releases Human Rights Report.Photo: Martin Falbisoner

Newsletter for 3/14/2019: US General Scaparrotti Warns of Russian Influence in Balkans at US House Committee Hearing. Mogherini Briefs UNSC on Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Spanish FM in Serbia. State Department Releases Human Rights Report.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Commander of NATO forces in Europe, US General Curtis Scaparrotti, voiced concerns about Russia’s destabilizing influence in the Balkans and fears it could try to interfere with North Macedonia’s NATO accession. […]

Newsletter for 3/13/2019: 16 Years Since former Serbian PM Djindjic Assassination. Croatian President on Leadership of the Council of Women World Leaders, Meets UN Secretary General Guterres. Tiffany Trump in Serbia. Ivanov Refuses to Sign Bills into Law

Newsletter for 3/13/2019: 16 Years Since former Serbian PM Djindjic Assassination. Croatian President on Leadership of the Council of Women World Leaders, Meets UN Secretary General Guterres. Tiffany Trump in Serbia. Ivanov Refuses to Sign Bills into Law

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Serbians marked the 16th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic with a protest in the city.  US Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Eric George Nelson met with Lieutenant General of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina […]

Newsletter for 3/12/2019:  US Slams Kosovo Over Deportation of Alleged Guelnists to Turkey Last Year. Merekl’s Foreign Policy Advisor Visits Kosovo & Serbia on Heels of State Dept. Official. Annual National Program in BiH Removed from Agenda.Vucic, Brnabic, and Dacic Meet Serbian Patriarch Irinej.Photo: Reddit

Newsletter for 3/12/2019: US Slams Kosovo Over Deportation of Alleged Guelnists to Turkey Last Year. Merekl’s Foreign Policy Advisor Visits Kosovo & Serbia on Heels of State Dept. Official. Annual National Program in BiH Removed from Agenda.Vucic, Brnabic, and Dacic Meet Serbian Patriarch Irinej.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY The US Embassy in Pristina released a statement today slamming Kosovo for the deportation of six alleged Gulenists to Turkey. It reads: “The (parliamentary investigative) committee’s findings, which suggest 31 legal or procedural breaches by the Kosovo Intelligence Agency, Interior […]