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Balkan and Syria nexus

The nexus between the Balkans and especially its Western part with the war in Syria is evident through a web of linkages between various international radical groups, posing great challenges for the local authorities.
Ioannis Michaletos: May 19, 2014

Scores dead, thousands displaced in record Balkans flooding

The worst flooding to hit the Balkans in more than a century has left at least 20 people dead and tens of thousands homeless.
May 18, 2014

Western Balkans face incoming terrorist threat

The Balkan Jihadist volunteers in Syria pose a real threat for countries such as Albania, with measures to oppose them being implemented.
Ioannis Michaletos: April 6, 2014

Balkan worries of the Syrian aftermath

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
Ioannis Michaletos: March 21, 2014

Radical Islamist media network in Western Balkans

The basic outline of the radical islamist media network in Western Balkans
Ioannis Michaletos: February 25, 2014

Albania, EU accession and security issues

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
Ioannis Michaletos: December 23, 2013

Southeast Europe 2014: Emerging Security Threats

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.
Ioannis Michaletos: December 19, 2013

Main developments in the Serbian energy sector

Serbia's role in the Southeastern European energy market is increasing, based on a series of international oil and gas projects
Ioannis Michaletos: October 25, 2013

Balkan jihadists in Syria

The Balkan region is a source of Jihadist fighters into Syria, mainly through Turkey, in a process that resembles the connections between Balkan Jihadists and the Middle East during the 90's.
Ioannis Michaletos: October 3, 2013

Bosnian authorities reveal extent of Iranian services inflitration in the country

A revealing report by the Bosnian authorities details the inflitration of Iranian state in the country for a prolonged period suggesting subversive activities as a result.
Ioannis Michaletos: September 21, 2013