The Unfinished EU: Western Balkan Integration as a Geostrategic Necessity- 20 years of EU promise

#Perspective, Foreign Policy, Perspective, Politics, Uncategorized

By Tanja Fajon,  Alexander Schallenberg  and Gordan Radman Grlic 1 In her 2023 State of the Union address, European Commission...

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Albania: The ‘Sleeping Renewable Energy Giant’ of The Balkans?

#Perspective, Economics, Perspective

VALENTINA DEDI1 Located in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula in South-eastern Europe, Albania hardly makes the headlines when it...

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The Origins of Political Polarization in Albania

Perspective, Politics

by Altin Gjeta Introduction Albania’s transition from communist dictatorship to democracy has been marked by high political polarization....

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Religion as a Cause of Conflict

#Perspective, Perspective

By Marcus Braybrooke On September 11th – that fateful day – a young Muslim from Pakistan was evacuated from the World Trade...

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Radicalisation and Governance of Islam in Albania

Democracy, Perspective

By Arjan Dyrmishi Abstract This paper provides a critical viewpoint on the governance of Islam in Albania. Governance is understood as the...

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Understanding Drivers of Violent Extremism: Role of Women

#Perspective, Perspective, Security

By Rudina Collaku According to literature, there is still a general opinion that Violent Extremism (VE) and terrorism are issues that...

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