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Why the Balkans (a quick turn around the region in 2013)

December 31, 2013


Thankfully the Center for Preventive Action’s recent release of its Preventive Priorities Survey: 2014 doesn’t include the Balkans on its list of conflicts that could break out or escalate in the next year. So why am I still drawn to the Balkans in my study of conflict analysis and resolution? There certainly are a number […]

Around the Balkans in Forty Days by Alexandre Cartographik

February 2, 2013


This interesting travelblog posted this map and video of trip AROUND the Balkans in 40 days. I note AROUND as it seems to miss the heart of the Balkans and a few significant localities (Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia). Nonetheless, I would love to make this trek. Maybe during the upcoming federal government furlough?

Synergy of Coercion

December 17, 2012


This post originally appeared as a guest post at The Prying Eye “Air power is an unusually seductive form of military strength, in part because, like modern courtship, it appears to offer gratification without commitment.” Eliot A. Cohen, “The Mystique of U.S. Air Power,” Foreign Affairs. January/February 1994. In the quote above, Cohen references in […]