Ioannis Michaletos's blog
The Balkan Jihadist volunteers in Syria pose a real threat for countries such as Albania, with measures to oppose them being implemented.
The coming end of the Syrian conclict poses new challenges for the Balkan and European security due to the return of a large number of Jihadists
The following interview provides insights from an Israeli point of view on the major issue of Jihadists in Syria and the aftermath that involves their relation with the Balkans.
The basic outline of the radical islamist media network in Western Balkans
Greek and Balkan organized criminal structures tend to merge as of lately creating an even larger menace for local societies and a serious security concern for the authorities
The re-engineering of the Balkan-Southeastern European and political landscape and the wider global context
The accession process of Albania into the EU is hindered by security concerns regarding organized crime activities, as well as, its defense relations with Greece
A series of broad-set prognoses follows on the sector of security assessment for the region of Southeastern Europe, regarding the coming new year of 2014.
The exit of NATO from Afghanistan in the coming year raises the key question what lies afterwards for the country who faces poltical instability, as well as, a great problem concerning its soaring opium production.
The developments in Afghanistan are inexorably related to the tremendous heroin production in the country which is by far the largest in the world, whilst a set of culminations are changing the dynamics of this illicit sector with various international ramifications ahead