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The Mediterranean Coast's 10 Best-Kept Secrets

Orbitz.com | Posted 01.08.2016 | Travel
Orbitz.com

By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog Ibiza, Nice, the Amalfi Coast. These Mediterranean gems are popular for good reason: gorgeous beaches,...

Why Is NATO Inducting Military Midgets Like Montenegro?

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.08.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

Montenegro neither threatens nor is threatened by anyone. Adding it to NATO is like accumulating Facebook Friends. They do little more than allow preening Washington officials to wander the globe gloating how popular the U.S. is.

On Montenegro's March to NATO

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 12.26.2015 | Business
Steve H. Hanke

As for me, Montenegro's march to NATO was no surprise. Indeed, I was part of the march, when it started back in 1999. At that time, I was a State Counselor to Montenegro and advisor to President Milo Djukanovic, a position I held until 2003. Yes, he is the same Milo Djukanovic who has led the march since day one and is still president.

NATO's Invitation of Montenegro Betrays Folly and Lack of Strategic Vision

David Oualaalou | Posted 12.14.2015 | Politics
David Oualaalou

The 66½-year-old, 28-member North Atlantic Treaty Organization has had its hands full lately over rising Mideast tensions, particularly NATO member T...

A Call To All Albanians

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 12.11.2015 | Politics
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

It is Wednesday 9-December-2015. Only the day before former Albania's Finance Minister Arben Malaj has invited me to present "The Drama Of Albania" before his elite master's students at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tirana.

The Meaning of Montenegro's NATO Membership

Michael Haltzel | Posted 12.08.2015 | World
Michael Haltzel

In the run-up to NATO's invitation, Moscow used bribery, fomented unruly demonstrations in Montenegro, and warned that membership would constitute a provocation.

NATO Invites Montenegro To Join Alliance

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 12.02.2015 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO member states formally invited Montenegro to join the alliance, drawing a prompt response from Russia that it plans to susp...

Do U.S. & EU Now Need Bosnia as Partner Even More Than Vice Versa?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.17.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Rather than be source of creating false barriers between the U.S. and BiH, we must move beyond the Dayton Accords, regardless of how we judge it historically, to the next level of advancement of shared strategic interests and political values.

A Balkan Roadtrip Along the Adriatic Sea

Rachel Stern | Posted 08.25.2015 | Travel
Rachel Stern

For a pick-me-up, try the intense Bosnian coffee, an espresso-sized concoction with a robust flavor -- which to some will equate to being bitter and thick as mud.

Will Bill Clinton Apologize in Srebrenica?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.10.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Whether there was acquiescence or complicity before or after the fact of the fall of Srebrenica, Washington pivoted its policy toward satisfying Milosevic's territorial demands. The mythology of peace in BiH continues to be dominated by tales of age-old hatreds as well as ethnic chauvinist politics.

Germany's Leadership Role in Advancing Economic Freedom: Opportunity for All, Favoritism for None

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 06.19.2015 | World
Natasha Srdoc

The topics of strengthening the transatlantic partnership and advancing economic freedom were brought to the forefront, when we gathered in Brussels at a dinner event of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in December 2014.

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 05.28.2015 | World
Natasha Srdoc

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Paris Attacks and the Kalashnikovs From the Balkans -- The Ignored Enemy From Within

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 03.19.2015 | World
Natasha Srdoc

Designing a long-term strategy and implementing effective policies to successfully deal with radical Islam on Western soil can no longer be delayed. In the immediate future, strong rule of law nations must deal with enemies within our midst which are facilitating:

13 Aussie Sharks Spotted in Bondi, at Water Polo by the Sea

Dominique Kane | Posted 03.07.2015 | Sports
Dominique Kane

A bull shark emptied Australia's Bondi Beach of people for nearly two hours on Friday, and had its 15 minutes of fame. But by Saturday, it had all but been forgotten in favor of a different breed of shark.

A Ray Of Hope For This Conservative Nation's LGBT Community

AP | PREDRAG MILIC | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Protected by hundreds of riot police, about 200 gay activists marched peacefully on Sunday in Montenegro, a staunchly c...

How Meeting Susan Anspach Completed The Circle

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 08.31.2014 | Los Angeles
Lionel Rolfe

Susan Anspach is best known for her appearances with Jack Nicholson in "Five Easy Pieces" and Michael Douglas in "Running," but a more obscure European production, "Montenegro," may be her masterpiece.

Biden Discusses Ukraine With European Leaders

AP | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has discussed the crisis in Ukraine with the leaders of Montenegro and Slovakia. Biden met at the White ...

The Balkans Revisited: Sarajevo's Protests in Context of Regionalism

Saleem H. Ali | Posted 04.13.2014 | World
Saleem H. Ali

As protests become violent this week in Sarajevo, many residents across the region might be pondering whether the division of the country was really worth it. The vestigial states have taken many different paths.

Violence Strikes City's First Gay Pride March

AP | PREDRAG MILIC | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

PODGORICA, Montenegro -- PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Police in Montenegro fired tear gas to repel anti-gay extremists who threw rocks and firebombs...

Violence Strikes City's First Gay Pride March

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

* March held under heavy police security * Opponents clash with police * Organisers say: 'We are no longer invisible' ...

Start of EU Membership Negotiations With Serbia Could Further Stabilize the Western Balkans

Dominik Tolksdorf | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Dominik Tolksdorf

The past year has demonstrated that the prospect of EU membership can be a powerful incentive for governments to take unprecedented decisions toward stability and conflict resolution.

Kindness ONE: Kindness Beats Murphy's Law in Montenegro

Leon Logothetis | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Murphy's law states that when everything can go wrong it will. What Murphy didn't bargain for, however, was a Montenegrin farmer coming to save the day! Let me explain.

Violent Attacks Won't Stop City From Hosting Gay Pride Parade

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Montenegrin capital will host a Gay Pride parade in late October in defiance of violent attacks on activists during the first such march this summ...

The New Stars of European Travel

minube | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
minube

Could it be that American travelers are passing over Western Europe's traditional tourist trail in favor of newer, less-traveled destinations in southern and eastern Europe?

Groundbreaking Gay Pride Parade Comes Under Attack

AP | PREDRAG MILIC | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

BUDVA, Montenegro -- Several hundred people shouting "Kill the gays" attacked gay activists and clashed with police on Wednesday in a bid to disrupt t...