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България, балканите и света 02.04.2020   Nicolas Maduro Moros Presidente de la Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela   TO THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD   In greeting you, with affection, I take the liberty of addressing you on the occasion of denouncing the severe events taking place against the peace and stability of Venezuela, at a time when the concern of the States and Governments should be focused on the protection of the life and health of their citizens, due to the acceleration of the COVID-19...   прочети повече

Geopolitics of survival or geopolitical aspects of the evolution of Covid-19 (International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies)

България, балканите и света 30.03.2020   By Teodor Palade   It’s just a virus. It is regarded by many as a weapon. If we look closer it’s not far from the truth. A library could be easily filled with the last two-months writings on this strange virus. If we were leaving aside preconceptions and would not be afraid of the inept allegation that we are promoting the conspiration theory then we would more than likely reach the conclusion that similar to a weapon of mass destruction, the saga...   прочети повече

Писмо на Скот Фицджералд от Южна Франция през 1920 г., където той, заедно с Хемингуей, преживява епидемията от Испански грип

България, балканите и света 25.03.2020   Скъпа Розмари!   Денят беше безкраен и пуст, сякаш бе окачен към небето в мрежа. Благодаря ти, че писа. Виждам въртележката от паднали листа да обикаля около кошчето за боклук пред прозорците. Звучи като джаз. Празни улици. Почти всички граждани се скриха в домовете...   прочети повече

Globalization at the time of Covid-19 virus (International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies)

България, балканите и света 24.03.2020       In December 2019, a new disease caught the attention of the media and the public around the world. Scientists quickly discovered that the cause of the disease is the Corona virus, which emerged for the first time in the city of Wuhan, China and for which there is currently no appropriate medical response.  Since then, simultaneously with the massive media reports on proliferation of the virus to other parts of the world, the public fear has been growing. On 11...   прочети повече

The Corona Crisis and Israel’s National Security (International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies)

България, балканите и света 22.03.2020   By Itai Brun and Yael Gat   A seminar at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) on political and security implications of the corona crisis underscored the prevalent uncertainty regarding the situation, but also highlighted several instructive points. The biggest threat to the global (and Israeli) economy derives from the slowdown or negative growth in the United States, and at the current stage, the American ability to meet the crisis effectively is not...   прочети повече

Thoughts of Romania’s Foreign Policy on the Background of the European Foreign Policy (International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies)

България, балканите и света 17.03.2020   „Domestic policy can only defeat us; Foreign policy can kill us”. John F. Kennedy A brief description of the current geopolitical situation and its prospects In the last decade the strategic, political, economic, military, energy and technological balances were strongly affected by global challenges, strategic, political, juridical and technological disruptions each one impacting on one or several fields. Human society is in a evolutionary crisis which the...   прочети повече

Israel-Egypt Cooperation in 2019: Strategic Warming, Civilian Coolness? (International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies)

България, балканите и света 16.03.2020   A. Introduction    Since President Abdel Fatah a-Sisi’s rise to power in 2014, Israeli-Egyptian ties have been marked by defence-strategic cooperation. This is based on the shared perception of Iran and radical Islamist terror organizations as a threat, and the common interest in managing the Palestinian issue, in general, and specifically the Gaza arena. In the inherent tension between ideology and national interests, Egypt continues to strive for...   прочети повече

Открыт прием работ на Конкурс молодых международников СНГ имени А.А.Громыко

България, балканите и света 16.03.2020   Конкурс приурочен к 75-летию Победы в Великой Отечественной войне и создания ООН  Официальный сайт конкурса: konkurs-gromyko.org     Организаторами конкурса выступают Ассоциация внешнеполитических исследований имени А.А. Громыко, Академия управления при...   прочети повече

Trump’s 2020 Peace Plan: Between International Law and Reality (International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies)

България, балканите и света 16.02.2020   On January 28, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump (R) unveiled his long-anticipated plan for the creation of the State of Palestine with the capital in the east of Jerusalem ( but not in East Jerusalem). The development of the plan had lasted three years. A Vision to Improve the Lives of the Palestinian and Israeli People, commonly known as the Trump peace plan or the deal of the century, was formally unveiled by Donald Trump at a White House press conference...   прочети повече

Turkey: Erdogan seeks to achieve the dream of the empire’s rebirth

България, балканите и света 12.02.2020   By General (Rtd) Corneliu Pivariu    We are coming closer to the centennial celebration of Atatürk’s establishment of the modern Turkish state while 100 years have already passed since the Ottoman Empire’s sunset. During the last decades, under Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s leadership as prime minister or president, Turkey has continuously grown economically and, in spite of certain domestic divisions (see the aborted coup of July, 2016),...   прочети повече