“Shadows in the Desert” offers a comprehensive history of Persia’s wars with East and West The empires of ancient Persia remain as mysterious today as they were to contemporary Western scholars. Although Alexander the Great’s conquest of Persia is legendary, the military successes of the Achaemenid, Parthian, and Sassanian empires,Continue Reading

The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism. Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. SvenContinue Reading

Institute for Security Studies and Development-ISSD North Macedonia

  [dropcap][/dropcap][highlight][/highlight] I. CSSD publications for year 2016 1.”The Cold Peace” – 10 years of geopolitical reconfigurations in the Balkans Author: Selim Ibraimi Publisher:CSSD-Macedonia, 2016 2.Extremism Studies:Global Threat,Local Solutions Publisher:CSSD-Macedonia ,2016 Author: Selim Ibraimi 3.Policy paper:”How to fight the monster” Publisher:CSSD-Macedonia, 2016 Author: Selim Ibraimi 4.Policy paper:Cyber warfare in theContinue Reading

CSSD- SERIES ON SECURITY STUDIES , provides readers with comprehensive background and current informations shaping regional security in the Balkans. Our analysts prepare authoritative, objective and, non-partisan analytical studies with descriptive products on subject to security, political, economic, social, foreign and defense policies. For more then one year, readers ofContinue Reading