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Flood Backlash Puts Serbian Leader in a Flap

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 07.29.2014 | World
Sasa Milosevic

Prime Minister Vucic is a potentially dangerous man. During these turbulent days, he has shown that he is willing to push the panic button and would rather seek counsel from conspiracy than science.

Lessons From Russian and Balkan History on How to Stop the War in Syria

Wolfgang Danspeckgruber | Posted 11.18.2013 | World
Wolfgang Danspeckgruber

The current debate on the use and ban of chemical weapons in Syria is a salient testimony to a seemingly forgone notion in crisis diplomacy: the downward spiral of conflict doesn't end until the strategic interests of the key players are addressed.

Kosovo, Gypsy Curse or PTSD: What Really Triggered Serbia's Massacre?

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 06.21.2013 | World
Sasa Milosevic

Many Serbs are not truly interested in the political fate of Kosovo, instead seeing themselves as hostages of Kosovo's drama for decades. It is arguable that these new pressures provoke old wounds and revive dormant traumas.

Balkan Countries Seek $700 Million To Tackle Refugee Problem

AP | JOVANA GEC | Posted 01.07.2012 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia — Balkan countries are seeking over euro500 million ($688 million) to resolve the problems of tens of thousands of refugees sti...

Viminacium - A New Life for Balkan Pompeii (PHOTOS)

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 09.27.2011 | Travel
Sasa Milosevic

Hidden under the fields of the corn for the centuries, the ancient city of Viminacium is rightly called Balkan Pompeii.

Rumors Of The Next Cold War

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

No matter how subtly the conquest happens, Russian control of Georgia would amount to an historic shift in the balance of power -- especially as long as the world economy is fueled by oil.