Simon Sebag Montefiore-Moscow lacks the resources to replace America and will find in Syria a quagmire, but Russians feel that a great imperial Russia has always been a player in the Middle East — and boldness counts for much in this wild world. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/09/opinion/putins-imperial-adventure-in-syria.html?ref=opinion&_r=0Continue Reading

General characteristics- The Western Balkan route describes two main migratory flows: from the Western Balkan countries themselves, and the secondary movements of mainly Asian migrants who originally entered the European Union through the Bulgarian-Turkish or Greek-Turkish land or sea borders and then proceed, through the Western Balkans, into Hungary. ThisContinue Reading

The foreign ministers of Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary and Greece are expected to sign a memorandum on the construction of the Tesla pipeline, which should connect the Turkish Stream pipeline with Austria. The document is scheduled to be signed in September, Russian newspaper Vedomosti reports. The pipeline, which is a continuationContinue Reading

BUREAU OF COUNTERTERRORISM Country Reports on Terrorism 2014 Report EUROPE While Europe continued to face terrorist threats from a variety of sources in 2014, a primary area of concern in many countries was the emergence of the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters participating in the conflict in Syria andContinue Reading

  “Every country must join together to overcome this transnational threat by supporting and protecting victims while pursuing and prosecuting the criminals. On the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, let us resolve to act as one in the name of justice and dignity for all.” said Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. OnContinue Reading

The CSSD founder Mr. Selim Ibraimi, participated in live debate organized by TV A 1 Report in Albania. How to counter extremism and what to do with radicalization of population in the Balkans? Experts also have discuss the current trends, regional geopolitics and Russian interests in the region.Continue Reading