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What a surprise drone and a soccer brawl reveal about the Balkans

The European Championship qualifier in Belgrade between Albania and Serbia was cut short earlier this month. Initial scuffles between players ended with a field invasion by angry Serb fans and hard objects flying across the stands. 705 more words

Distant heroes

By Chalani Ranwala


Let us not be distant heroes

For our voices will not be heard.

The desire for credibility does not

Guarantee it

It is your presence that must gain respect … 94 more words

Ethnic Conflict

Thinking Aloud: “Russia’s War, Ukraine’s History, and the West’s Options,” Part I

Oct. 28, 2014 by Darius 

Yesterday, I attended a very interesting talk by Yale University professor Timothy Snyder entitled “Russia’s War, Ukraine’s History, and the West’s Options.”  I’ll share Snyder’s remarks more fully over the next day or two, but today I’ll share one of his incisive bits of analysis that is a preview of things to come. 163 more words

Thinking Aloud