Belgrade, 1944: The 1964 Air Disaster at Avala

By Carl Savich Twenty Year Anniversary October 20, 1964 marked the twentieth anniversary of the liberation of Belgrade in World War II. To commemorate the event, a Soviet delegation was coming to Belgrade for celebrations and memorials. The Soviet team…

At Stalingrad: The Ideological Basis for the NDH Role

  By Carl Savich The September 24, 1942 visit by NDH leader Ante Pavelic to Golubinskaya outside of Stalingrad was the culmination of decades of an anti-Communist, anti-Soviet ideology. Ante Pavelic was an anti-Communist ideologue. He saw Nazi Germany, a…

The Jihadist threat in the EU

– By Ioannis Michaletos – Basic outline of the Jihadist threat in the EU nowadays Trends ahead, in conjunction with ISIS decline The forthcoming USA-Russian joint action against ISIS together with Iraqi-Syrian and Turkish military advance will soon neutralize ISIS…

Balkan Islamist galaxy in a nutshell

By Ioannis Michaletos The Balkan political environment is shaped-amongst other- by the existence of two political strains of Islam, the Wahhabis, related to the Saudis & Gulf states and the Muslim Brotherhood ones, related to the Turkish-Qatar axis. In both…

Afghanistan’s black hole

By Ioannis Michaletos Graveyard of Empires The expedition in Afghanistan by the international forces since 2001 has resulted so far in a titanic failure not only in terms of stabilizing and neutralizing international terrorism, but also in themes such as…

Saudi Arabia as a weak link

By Ioannis Michaletos/The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is in dire straits, witnessing a boomerang effect of the aftermath of the Arab Spring which still polarizes and engulfs the MENA region.     Almost 2 years after the ascendant to the…