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Avoiding Balkan Black Swans
Dr. Ariel Cohen
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
The Balkans have become a pivotal region in the refugee crisis that is endangering European stability and security. The flood of refugees exceeded 1 million last year, and is unlikely to recede ― despite the agreement reached by the EU with Turkey on March 18, 2016.
Blending Modernity, Past and Revival -- 48 Hours in Skopje as a Local
Bart van Poll
Limited in its expansion by the scenic mountain ranges that surround it, Skopje spreads along the Vardar river. Its strategic position, in the heart of the Balkan peninsula, made this territory a crossroads of cultures, religious faiths and people.
Ten Reasons to Visit Macedonia
With picturesque villages, a wine region, modest mountains, lovely lakeside resorts, Macedonia is rich in history, gorgeous scenery, a favorable exchange rate, and welcoming people.
Greece: Absolutely Absent... and Then Wondering Why
My fellow Greeks appear aghast (myself included) when upon searching for Greek products or miscellaneous historical facts, we com
Thessaloniki -- Heart of Macedonia
Barry D. Wood
columnist, economics journalist
It is tragic that a geo-political argument prevents Thessaloniki from being fully integrated with its traditional hinterland. The problem is the rancorous, silly dispute between the Macedonian region of former Yugoslavia and Greece that has dragged on, impeding regional progress for two decades.
Macedonia Responds to Human Rights Watch Saying No to Discrimination "on Any Grounds"
Journalist, human rights advocate and writer
This seems to me to fall short on explicitly condemning anti-gay violence, including a recent arson attack, setting the country's LGBTI Support Center on fire.
My Favorite Places to Eat in Skopje (So Far)
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