Turkey: Between a rock and a hard place

By Ioannis Michaletos First and foremost, Turkey is the only Muslim country established with the structure and the principles of a western state by Kemal Ataturk after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. That was a unique condition that assisted…

Jasenovac in Film and TV: A Filmography

  By Carl Savich The Jasenovac concentration camp is one of the most covered-up and neglected facts of World War II and the Holocaust. There is still no mainstream historical account of Jasenovac. There have been documentaries and historical texts…

State of affairs in the Balkans on organized crime issues

By Ioannis Michaletos Southeastern Europe region is characterized by six transit movements East-West that have a profound significance regarding the overall security architecture of the EU and beyond. Movements – Narcotics (opiates) from Asia to Europe – Illegal immigration from…

Extremist Islamist training ground in the Balkans

By Ioannis Michaletos According to the EUROPOL, as well as, credible media sources in Austria, Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia there is already established infrastructure that can facilitate the expansion and attacks of the Islamic State in the EU. In Slovenia,…

Interview: Islam aims to conquer Europe

By M. Bozinovich Interview with Dr. Miroljub Jevtic. Translation from the original publication in Serbian  Like on several occasions before, this time as well I had a flattering opportunity to read the newest book written by Professor Miroljub Jevtic before…

Turkey’s downturn, points of interest

By Ioannis Michaletos Turkey is in the midst of a downturn, facilitated by a “one-man show” policy, namely its head of state, Tayip Erdogan. What follows the downturn is a great change of balances in the so-called “Greater Middle East”…

Bosnia facing Islamic extremism

By Ioannis Michaletos Austria-Bosnia nexus Vienna has long been the center of Wahhabism in the Balkans. Austria, after the terrorist attacks in Paris, got into the spotlight due to the activities of radical Islamists. Vienna has also long been the…

Turkey and the refugee wave into Europe

By Ioannis Michaletos Turkey’s leverage and EU’s aphasia The EU member states are gradually and steadily fall into a trap of geopolitical nature that will eventually render any capacity for a strong voice in the Middle Eastern affairs, whilst it…

Attacks in Paris: points of interest

By Ioannis Michaletos Several points of interest on the recent terrorist attack in France: – Latest news from the international media, based on security “leaks” point out that Belgium citizen “Abdelhamid Abaaoud” is the” mastermind” in the recent attacks in…

Balkans lose geopolitical importance

By Ioannis Michaletos Balkans lose geopolitical importance for USA/Russia, albeit becoming a major security concern for the EU Politics is the hand and economy is the sword, not vice versa (1) The radical upturn in the international landscape due to…