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Turbulence In The Balkans, Again: Bosnia And Herzegovina And Its Current Migration Crisis

Turbulence in the Balkans, Again: Bosnia and Herzegovina and its Current Migration Crisis

Turbulence in the Balkans, Again: Bosnia and Herzegovina and its Current Migration Crisis Analysis Introduction On 17 May 2018, Denis Zvizdic, the chair of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina,[1] stated “the importance of national security in dealing with the current migration crisis in Bosnia”.[2] This major turn in the policy of Bosnia and Herzegovina towards migration comes as a reaction to the security threats the current migration crisis represents to Bosnia and Herzegovina, which became covered by…

Migration And Illegitimate Institutions

Migration and Illegitimate Institutions

Migration and Illegitimate Institutions Analysis Introduction Most studies of the role migration intermediaries play in facilitating the access and the stay of illegal migrants in Europe focus on smugglers or NGOs as they are the most controversial channels through which migrants enter and settle illegally in the European countries. There has been little discussion of the role established local institutions play in the settlement of illegal migrants in Europe, sometimes under the influence of NGOs, while often acting independently, and…

Ethiopia: The Road From Poverty To An Island Of Stability

Ethiopia: The road from poverty to an island of stability

Ethiopia: The road from poverty to an island of stability Report by Viktor Marsai Ethiopia used to be mentioned as an example of starvation and poverty, but today this East-African country is considered the island of stability and predictability in the middle of a seething region. Multi-ethnic Ethiopia started off with a difficult past, but now turns to the future with grand plans for its 100 million people. Our report from Ethiopia. Even though the average people still associate…

The Four Visegrad Countries: More Than It Seems

The Four Visegrad Countries: More Than It Seems

The Four Visegrad Countries: More Than It Seems Analysis by Sándor Gallai The migration crisis, along with the backwardness and the inefficiency of the European Union in handling the crisis increased the relative political weight of the Four Visegrad Countries (V4), resolute and united in this issue. The Visegrad brand came to be well-known, and migration policy became the subject of criticism. Those who view the Visegrad cooperation as mere declarations of diplomacy, protocol coordination and politically irrelevant joint…

RADICALIZATION INTO SALAFI JIHADISM: SOME PATTERNS AND PROFILES IN EUROPE 2015–2017

RADICALIZATION INTO SALAFI JIHADISM: SOME PATTERNS AND PROFILES IN EUROPE 2015–2017

Radicalization into Salafi Jihadism: some patterns and profiles in Europe 2015–2017 Analysis by Hanga Horváth-Sántha Understanding the dynamics, trigger factors and root causes of violent extremism leading to acts of terrorism has been subjected to vast research for the past decade. In this regard, the notion of radicalisation has been especially debated and contested by various researchers, leaving one sole ground to base all other theories upon: there is not one single pathway to terrorism, but there are many…