Tag Archive for Srdja Trifkovic

Turkey Resurgent

By Srdja Trifkovic | Almost a year has passed since we last took note of Turkey’s increasing clout in three key areas of neo-Ottoman expansion: the Balkans, the Arab world, and the predominantly Muslim regions of the former Soviet Union.…

The Uncertain Future of Bosnia

By Srdja Trifkovic | There are number of distinct scenarios that can develop among the discordant nations in Bosnia in the decade to come: new civil war, Creeping disintegration, breakup of territory, union of three republics… Having traveled all over…

Serbian Election II: The End of the Beginning

By Srdja Trifkovic | Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, quipped Churchill in November 1942, following Montgomery’s modest success at El Alamein.…

US Kosovo policy – bad for Israel

By Srdja Trifkovic | Originally Published in Jerusalem Post | Israel’s position on Kosovo is a matter of vital national interest on which no government should ever compromise. February 17 marks the fourth anniversary of Kosovo’s unilateral declaration of independence…

FYROM: The New Kosovo?

By Srdja Trifkovic | An Orthodox church was set ablaze in the southwestern part of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on January 30. The incident reflects raising tensions between local Christian Slavs and Albanians, more than a decade…

Neo-Ottomanism in Action: Turkey as a Regional Power

By Serdja Trifkovic | Over the past decade Prime Minister Rejep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government and his AKP (Justice and Development Party) have been successful in undermining Mustafa Kemal Ataturk’s legacy and the character of the state founded upon that legacy.…

Serbia Betrayed

Transcript of Srdja Trifkovic’s interview to CKCU 93.1FM (Ottawa)   Talking to CKCU’s Monday’s Encounter on September 26, Dr. Srdja Trifkovic considers the extraordinary readiness of the government in Belgrade to compromise Serbia’s national and state interests in order to…

Come back, Austra-Hungary, all is forgiven

Srdja Trifkovic | Valentin Inzko’s Deeply Deplorable Outburst. My attention has been belatedly drawn to a news item over a month old: Valentin Inzko, the International High Representative of Bosnia-Herzegovina, has decreed that it is “deeply deplorable” that the Republika…

The Record of Archbishop Stepinac

By Srdja Trifkovic | As a long-time upholder of friendship and alliance between the Roman Catholic and Orthodox traditionalists, I am disheartened by Pope Benedict XVI’s uncritical portrayal of Archbishop Alojzije Stepinac (1898-1960) as a saintly figure during his visit…

General Mladic: The Facts

By Srdja Trifkovic | Mladic may have allowed himself to be discovered in return for a substantial financial reward for his family, sources from Belgrade say. The circumstances surrounding arrest of the wartime commander of the Bosnian Serb Army, General…