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DY RREZIQE PËR AMERIKANËT NË BALLKAN

Nga Selim Ibraimi – (CSSD) Dhjetë bilionë dollarë investime direkte dhe kredi nga Republika Populllore e Kinës (RPK), 30 bilionë dollarë  linjë e hapur nga paketa kineze për Ballkanin dhe Evropën Qendrore konsiderohen si një ndër shumat më të mëdha të investimeve në kontinentin europian. Plani ambicioz kinez dhe overtura ushtarake ruse nëpër vendet e Evropës Lindore e ka përmbysur ...

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Maqedonia dhe krizat e ardhshme

Nga Selim Ibraimi-Qendra e Studimeve të Sigurisë dhe Zhvillimit-Maqedoni   Hyrje Zëvendëspresidenti amerikan Mike Pence është duke i vizituar pikat më të ndjeshme të Europës nga kërcënimi rus, duke filluar nga Estonia, Gjeorgjia e deri në Mal të Zi. Me këtë vizitë administrata e Presidentit Donald Trump na lë të kuptojmë se përkushtimi amerikan ndaj aleatëve europianë do të vazhdojë. ...

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Tirana: Countering Violent Extremism in the Balkans

Berat Azizi, researcher from the Center for Security Studies and Development -Macedonia (CSSD) participated in regional conference on Countering Violent Extremism in Tirana, Albania (12-13 July) The activity is implemented by CIJA U.S. (Commission for International Justice and Accountability) as part of the Western Balkans Countering Violent Extremism Initiative in cooperation with the US Embassy in Tirana and the Government of Albania. ...

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Three different scenarios for Western Balkans

By Selim Ibraimi -(CSSD) Russia and Turkey are before historic moments and both forces claim to bring a new order in the Balkans, Caucasus and Middle East. From the historical aspect of the XV century, Russo-Turkish rivalry has grown in the Black Sea, Crimean Tatars and was more dynamic in the Balkans. Both geopolitical features, whether conflict or reconciliation on the ...

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Balkans: Foreign influence and cyberwarfare

Blerim Abedini, the Center for Security Studies and Development- Macedonia (CSSD) Banking transactions on the Balkan Peninsula may be called insecure, and it differs from the country where the transaction takes place.  The integration of backward economies needs the implementation of security standards for the protection of competitive businesses. Also, workers’ salaries through banks require greater security due to the ...

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The last “Joker”

By Selim Ibraimi -Center for Security Studies and Development -Macedonia (CSSD) –The rise of political tensions in Macedonia is a concern for a part of the international community. Macedonia is a land lack country and surrounded by powerful states. The U.S. since 1992 has helped this former Yugoslav republic to accommodate in the post-Yugoslav world. Puring millions of dollars and ...

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Risks and protection against cyber attacks

Blerim Abedini, the Center for Security Studies and Development- Macedonia (CSSD). The state-sponsored and non-state hackers are increasing exponentially. Cybersecurity problems and attacks cause billions of dollars in losses every year. Every year, thousands of cybersecurity problems are identified in technologies from well-known vendors, who still have hundreds of security problems each year. Cyber Security Forum 2017 (CSF 2017) is an international forum ...

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Space and Cyber Security

Blerim Abedini- The Center for Security Studies and Development- Macedonia(CSSD) NASA as the center has achieved a great success in comparison with other centers of space exploration. NASA is a regular target of cyber-attacks because of the large size of its networks and because those networks contain information wanted by criminals.  The individuals or nations behind these attacks are typically ...

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Macedonia’s crisis: A challenge for European powers

By Selim Ibraimi-The Center for Security Studies and Development-Macedonia (CSSD)   Summary  Russia’s Foreign Ministry as part of the growing activities in the Balkans, has issued couple statements on recent political developments in Macedonia. Last year in Montenegro was an attempted coup by Russian officers to overthrow the government and change the outcome of elections. In comparison with the EU, ...

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RUSSIA’S INFORMATION PROPAGANDA IN THE BALKANS

By Selim Ibraimi-This article first was published on VISION POLITIC-independent research and analysis center. https://www.visionpolitic.com/balkans The trends of instability continue in the Balkans, and the political events in Macedonia are part of the information warfare. Diplomatic efforts to form a new government in Macedonia after the elections of last year have raised the concerns on who will lead the country. Macedonia’s integration ...

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