Since the disappearance of the Soviet Union, the Balkan region became under full US control.
This article tried to unveil some historical backgrounds of Balkan’s history and to make comparison or distinctions to Levant.
I am by no means an expert on the Balkans, and the only reason I can get glimpses of knowing the forest from the Balkan trees is by seeing the congruencies and drawing parallelisms between it and the Levant; a region I know well.
The first instance of official Russian – Montenegrin diplomatic contact was made in 1711, when Russian Tsar Peter the Great sent his envoys to Vladika (Bishop) Danilo, ruler of Montenegro.
Energy security is an expression used every day but one which we cannot precisely define. In political theory and security studies, is there no clear answer to what energy security means?
Understanding current market or economic conditions and the interests of various competitors is not sufficient to adequately comprehend ongoing geopolitical processes. This is especially true for the Middle East and the Balkans.
What is happening in the Balkans actually demonstrates that the US apparatus is not immune to divisions. What’s more, the deepest divisions that exist in political and security spheres afflict the United States. Another center of power thinks that it is high time for Plan B. Plan B involves conceptualizing how to construct a new political and security architecture in the Balkans through controlled crises.
Serbia has taken an important step towards NATO. The ratification of the agreement gives great opportunities for NATO to reinforce its presence in the Balkans.
The expression “Central Balkans” is used to refer to the core area of the peninsula where key events take place – geostrategically, historically, and culturally.