Muslim World and The Balkans

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.

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 2/28/2019: Kosovo President Thaci Threatens to Resign. EC Has No Interest in Resolving Slovenia-Croatia Border Issue. Military Studies Returns to Serbian High Schools, Gov’t Receives 4 MiG-29s from Belarus.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo Philip Kosnett on Twitter: “With time, enemies can turn to partners when they honestly discuss the horrors of the past, while focusing on the benefits cooperation will bring in the future.” Kosovo President Hashim Thaci […]

Newsletter for 2/21/2019: Ana Brnabic & Partner Welcome a Baby Boy. Trump & Sullivan in Contact with PM Zoran Zaev. US SOCEUR Major General Meets BiH Defense Minister. Pres. Pahor in Brussels.

Newsletter for 2/21/2019: Ana Brnabic & Partner Welcome a Baby Boy. Trump & Sullivan in Contact with PM Zoran Zaev. US SOCEUR Major General Meets BiH Defense Minister. Pres. Pahor in Brussels.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Congratulations! Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic’s partner gave birth to a baby boy. US President Donald Trump penned a letter toPrime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev congratulating him on the Prespa Agreement and calling the state a “strong […]

Newsletter for 2/20/2019: New US Ambassador to BiH Received by Milorad Dodik. US Ambassador to Croatia  Kohorst Backs President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. Rep. Eliot Engel (D, NY-16) Urges Europe for Kosovo Visa Liberalization.  BiH Arrests 5 Migrants With Links to Terrorism.

Newsletter for 2/20/2019: New US Ambassador to BiH Received by Milorad Dodik. US Ambassador to Croatia Kohorst Backs President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. Rep. Eliot Engel (D, NY-16) Urges Europe for Kosovo Visa Liberalization. BiH Arrests 5 Migrants With Links to Terrorism.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY House Committee Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel (D, NY-16) urged the EU to grant Kosovo visa liberalization while on a bipartisan congressional delegation tip to NATO Parliamentary Assembly: “One of the key criteria for Kosovo to be granted the visa free regime […]

Newsletter for 2/19/2019: No Presidential Candidate from Zaev’s SDSM & Ahmeti’s DUI in North Macedonia. Strong Efforts to Form a Gov’t in BiH. Croatia, Bosnia, and Montenegro Leaders Call for Investment.

Newsletter for 2/19/2019: No Presidential Candidate from Zaev’s SDSM & Ahmeti’s DUI in North Macedonia. Strong Efforts to Form a Gov’t in BiH. Croatia, Bosnia, and Montenegro Leaders Call for Investment.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Eliot Engel (D, NY-16) SAYS: “I am proud to celebrate the 11th anniversary of independence in Kosova. I will always fight for justice and freedom for the people of Kosova. I am […]

Newsletter 1/12/2019: Iowa Natiol Guard Major General Cancels Trip to Kosovo. Macedonia Begins Changing Signs to North Macedonia. BiH Looks towards NATO plan.

Newsletter 1/12/2019: Iowa Natiol Guard Major General Cancels Trip to Kosovo. Macedonia Begins Changing Signs to North Macedonia. BiH Looks towards NATO plan.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Cancelled!: Major General Timothy Orr of the Iowa National Guard has cancelled his trip to Kosovo “in connection to tariffs on Serbian and Bosnian goods,” reports RFE/RL.  Speaking of military, Kohavision reports that the US could suspend military aid to the newly formed […]