Dr. Alon Ben-Meir

Can The New Government Change Kosovo’s Fortunes?

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Can The New Government Change Kosovo’s Fortunes?


There is a new political day dawning in Kosovo—the

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Climate Change: A Worldwide Catastrophe In The Making

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"Climate Change: A Worldwide Catastrophe In The Making 

Alon Ben-Meir - September 26, 2019

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For The US And Iran, War Is Not An Option

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Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, or Iran deal) was sadly based on a lack of understanding of its importance and potential contribution to a future nuclear-free zone in the Middle East. Even without knowing the nuances of the deal, Trump’s decision to withdraw from it was based on his pledge to do so when he was campaigning for president and his determination to undo President Obama’s signature achievement.

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Albania’s Self-Consuming Corruption Undermining Path To EU Accession

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At a time when Albania was expected to make significant progress in its accession talks with the European Union (EU), some member states are unwilling to support the negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia. France in particular argued that the EU must deepen integration among existing members and reform its unwieldy decision-making processes before it contemplates adding new countries.

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Modernity And Civilization Offer No Shield Against Future Genocide

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Modernity And Civilization Offer No Shield Against Future Genocide


Artwork by Michael Anderson and

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Insidious Discrimination Against The Roma Is Europe’s Shame

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Insidious Discrimination Against The Roma Is Europe’s Shame


Two weeks ago, a 29-year-old Roma woman

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Insidious Discrimination Against The Roma Is Europe’s Shame

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Insidious Discrimination Against The Roma Is Europe’s Shame


Two weeks ago, a 29-year-old Roma woman

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The Beginning Of The End Of Erdogan’s Era

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The result of the recent municipal elections in Turkey represents a major shift in public sentiment toward President Erdogan, which will have major political ramifications that will bring him down in disgrace. It is true that the economic crisis and the ineptitude he exhibited in dealing with it played an important role in the election and the AKP’s devastating losses in the largest cities, especially his hometown of Istanbul.

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Truthful Reporting In The Balkans Is Life-Threatening

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Kosovo investigative journalist Parim Olluri knew the assailants who phys

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Gülen And Erdogan’s Islamic Rivalry And Its Consequences

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Until five years ago, Fethullah Gülen and Turkey’s President Erdogan were allies who supported each other.

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