Interviews

Newsletter for 4/15/2019: Exclusive Interview with Presidential Candidate Gordana Siljanovska-Davkova in MKD. Rep. Paul Gosar (R- AZ,4) in Slovenia. Maine National Guard Ships Out to Montenegro.Photo Courtesy of Dr. Gordana Siljanovska Davkova

Newsletter for 4/15/2019: Exclusive Interview with Presidential Candidate Gordana Siljanovska-Davkova in MKD. Rep. Paul Gosar (R- AZ,4) in Slovenia. Maine National Guard Ships Out to Montenegro.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Balkan Insider Exclusive Interview with VMRO-DPMNE presidential candidate of N. Macedonia, Dr.Gordana Siljanovska-Davkova. She touches on the role of women, the Macedonian diaspora, limiting youth unemployment, relations with the US, and relations with Israel.  She notes: “USA has been supporter […]

Balkan Insider Exclusive: Interview with Congressman Filemon Vela (D-TX) Following Congressional Delegation Trip to BiH and CroatiaPhoto: Vogue.com/Alamy

Balkan Insider Exclusive: Interview with Congressman Filemon Vela (D-TX) Following Congressional Delegation Trip to BiH and Croatia

Balkan Insider spoke with Congressman Filemon Vela (D-TX, 34th District) following his Congressional delegation trip to Bosnia & Herzegovina and Croatia, among other places with the US Helsinki Commission. Representative Vela is not on the Foreign Affairs Committee, nor Helsinki Commission, and does not often travel. What was the […]

Kosovo President Praises Kosovo-Turkey Relations in Interview With Turkish State-run Media OutletPhoto: Associated Press

Kosovo President Praises Kosovo-Turkey Relations in Interview With Turkish State-run Media Outlet

“Kosovar President Hashim Thaci praised relations with Turkey in an exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency in Ankara, where he had arrived to attend President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s inauguration ceremony. ‘Our participation in Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidential inauguration ceremony shows our approval of the strategic relations between Kosovo and […]

Balkan Insider Chats With Srdjan Cvijic After Trip to Washington DCPhoto: Martin Falbisoner

Balkan Insider Chats With Srdjan Cvijic After Trip to Washington DC

Balkan Insider reached out to Senior Policy Analyst at the Open Society European Policy Institute, Srdjan Cvijic following his trip to the United States to speak on a Johns Hopkins SAIS Panel “Building Resilience in the Western Balkans for EU and NATO Accession.” Here’s what he shared with […]

Balkan Insider EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Slovenian Ambassador Stanislav Vidovic

Balkan Insider EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Slovenian Ambassador Stanislav Vidovic

The Ambassador of Slovenia to the United States, Stanislav Vidovic, sat down with Balkan Insider Editor, Ryan Scherba to get to know the ambassador better, discuss EU and NATO enlargement in the Western Balkans, Slovenian-US relations, and the upcoming parliamentary elections on June 3 in Slovenia.   Thank […]