South-East Europe

The Age of Post-Truth: State Influence and Strategic Communication - Contemporary Security Challenges on Europe’s Eastern Flank

Roloff, Ralf, and Pàl Dunay. "The Age of Post-Truth: State Influence and Strategic Communication - Contemporary Security Challenges on Europe’s Eastern Flank." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 17, no. 2 (2018): 19-35.

 

Introduction

Between 14-18 May 2018, the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies brought together 54 civilian, law enforcement and military mid- to senior level security policy practitioners and experts from 19 countries in order to collaborate on the third European Security Seminar-East (ESS-E).

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Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans (book review)

Penev, Plamen P.. "Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans (book review)." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 17, no. 1 (2018): 77-83.

 

James W. Pardew, Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans, in the series “Studies in Conflict Diplomacy Peace” (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2018). – 424 pp.

 

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Russia and Montenegro: How and Why a Centuries’ Old Relationship Ruptured

Gardasevic, Ivana. "Russia and Montenegro: How and Why a Centuries’ Old Relationship Ruptured." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 17, no. 1 (2018): 61-75.

Introduction

By the end of 2016 Montenegro (MNE) and America were experiencing similar problems. Among numerous accusations by politicians that the Presidential elections in the USA and the Parliamentarian elections in Montenegro were irregular, there was one more thing that was common for Montenegro and USA last year – Russian meddling in the democratic process of both countries. According to an official assessment from American intelligence agencies, Russia was involved in the obstruction of the American presidential elections.

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Blending New-generation Warfare and Soft Power: Hybrid Dimensions of Russia-Bulgaria Relations

Hadjitodorov, Stefan, and Martin Sokolov. "Blending New-generation Warfare and Soft Power: Hybrid Dimensions of Russia-Bulgaria Relations." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 17, no. 1 (2018): 5-20.

Introduction

Following Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014 the popularity of the term ‘hybrid warfare’ increased significantly. Albeit many scholars and strategists have addressed this topic since the 90s, it has also become part of the lexicon of journalists, politicians, and the general public.

A Look Back at NATO’s 1999 Kosovo Campaign: A Questionably "Legal" but Justifiable Exception?

Steinke, Ralph R.. "A Look Back at NATO’s 1999 Kosovo Campaign: A Questionably "Legal" but Justifiable Exception?" Connections: The Quarterly Journal 14, no. 4 (2015): 43-55.

Ralph R. Steinke *

If one can say of any war that it is ethical, or that it is being waged for ethical reasons, then it is true of this war.

                                                                                                                  ~ Vaclav Havel, April 29, 1999

Evolving Security Concepts: The Premium on Governance in the Case of Bulgaria

Bulgaria: Information on Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in Crisis Management and Disaster Response

Tagarev, Todor, Petya Ivanova, and Nataly Ivanova. Bulgaria: Information on Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in Crisis Management and Disaster Response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
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