All Blog Posts Tagged 'BalkanBlog' (14)

Media War of Yugoslav Secession continues

 

Who needs facts if a good story is available?” (Ari Rusila)

A few weeks ago I…

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Added by Ari Rusila on November 7, 2011 at 3:36 — No Comments

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict – Negotiation Slot for a Month

While Palestinians try to unite (Hamas-Fatah deal) and promote their case in UN (recognition of independence) and on the ground (flopped air-flotilla and failed Flotilla II on July) and while so-called Middle East Quartet and EU foreign ministers are making their empty outdated statements to reopen stagnated Israeli-Palestinian negotiations also in Israel there is some need for new initiatives or refresh the old ones. 

One-, two- and three-states with different variations are possible…

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Added by Ari Rusila on August 1, 2011 at 12:58 — No Comments

After Norwegian massacre – Way forward to prevent similar actions

Immediately after the terror attack in Norway the finger of blame was at radical Islam and Al Qaeda. Now, when the extent of the massacre is clear and when the murderer is arrested, one may notice that the correct address can be found in the extreme right wing - the "white power" circles. To prevent similar event in future Applying…

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Added by Ari Rusila on July 24, 2011 at 16:33 — No Comments

Some framework to Syrian crisis



United Nations Security Council is facing immense international pressure to condemn Syria how it is copying protests at home. However Nato's "mission creep" in Libya undermines (Responsibility to Protect) R2P in Syria. This may be not so bad outcome as it may prevent international community to make new mistakes.…

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Added by Ari Rusila on June 19, 2011 at 19:59 — No Comments

Mladic in Hague, Serbia towards EU, reopening Srebrenica

From historical perspective the Mladic'n arrest and the Hague trial serves as formation of a more comprehensive picture of events in the Balkans in the 90's after the procecutor and the defense have made their case. Issues related to the underlying policy objectives of Srebrenica, events before Srebrenica and the number and the PR game around Srebrenica. Realization…

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Added by Ari Rusila on June 3, 2011 at 6:24 — No Comments

The Third Intifada – To Fade or Escalate





Now after first days of 3rd Intifada it seems that the whole upraising fade before it even really started.To be more than hooliganism the demonstration should attract at least hundred times more participants. In my opinion crucial is if the new Palestinian Authority and Hizbollah are deciding to use… Continue

Added by Ari Rusila on May 18, 2011 at 7:37 — No Comments

Multifaceted Intervention Practices

Only to inform that I recently published in my main blog an article …

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Added by Ari Rusila on March 31, 2011 at 7:09 — No Comments

Libya Intervention is creating problems instead of solving them

Air strikes to Libya started after related UNSC resolution. In my opinion sc “Responsibility to protect" principle (R2P) could be applied if Gaddafi would use against opposition weapons of mass destruction - such as mustard gas (almost ten tonnes in his…

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Added by Ari Rusila on March 21, 2011 at 10:25 — No Comments

Arab Street -articles

Only to inform that related to events now on Arab street I have published two articles:

Days of Rage on the Arab street  and   … Continue

Added by Ari Rusila on February 22, 2011 at 12:58 — No Comments

Article: PaliLeaks

The Palestinian Papers (“PaliLeaks”) show that Israel indeed had real partner with whom to negotiate issues such as borders, land swaps, settlements, refugees, Jerusalem and even recognition Israel as Jewish state. Most recently, in the 2008 post-Annapolis negotiations, the Palestinians and Israelis almost finalized an agreement negotiated by the two sides. These are the issues I cover in my…

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Added by Ari Rusila on February 2, 2011 at 11:24 — No Comments

Cyber war has became a tool between political and military options

 

Stuxnet may be the most developed tool for cyber war today, it made more harm to Iran's nuclear development program than all the sanctions and diplomatic negotiations together. Despite its…

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Added by Ari Rusila on January 19, 2011 at 6:30 — No Comments

Crime minister revealed

Dick Marty's recent report Inhuman…

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Added by Ari Rusila on January 13, 2011 at 8:00 — No Comments

Bosnia on the road to the EU, sorry to Dissolution

Only to inform you that related to elections today in BiH I published an article "Bosnia on the road to the EU, sorry to Dissolution" in my main blog.

Added by Ari Rusila on October 3, 2010 at 12:15 — 3 Comments

NATO 2020: Downsizing Instead of Reshaping

Note: Why this post here?



A collaborative project to create recommendations for NATO’s new Strategic Concept by…

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Added by Ari Rusila on August 31, 2010 at 1:00 — No Comments

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