Garčević discussed President Biden’s attempt to reassert the America’s place in the world, the strength of the Euro-Atlantic bond, and chances for a new, energized, partnership between Europe and the U.S.
The EU has neglected Europe’s South-East corner, thereby granting opportunities for other global actors to make strategic gains in the region, further jeopardizing the prospects for EU membership for countries of the Western Balkans.
Ambaassador Garčević argued that regional cooperation with other hybrid regimes like Russia and China slows down progress towards EU membership, erodes already weak institutions, and enables white-collar corruption.
Dean Najam addressed Russia’s apprehensions on US-India ties and the role of China in regional realignment.
“To carry out a definitive ceasefire and a peace agreement, a third party is needed that is of mutual trust and that also has the influence to do so.”
Ambassador Garčević discussed U.S. troop withdrawal from Germany & how this effects U.S./European relations & the Balkans.
Prof. Garčević outlines the growing divide between Eastern and Western influence in the Balkans in this Balkan Insight op-ed.
The Pardee School’s Center for the Study of Europe hosted a special virtual workshop on Russian media influence in the U.S. and Europe.
Shifrinson quoted in OpEd in Washington Examiner.
Amb. Vesko Garcevic published an article entitled “Russia’s Soft and Sharp Power in Southeast Europe – The Russian Hybrid Influence Operation in Montenegro.”
Amb. Paul Hare discusses Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s recent visit to Cuba.
Amb. Vesko Garcevic discusses the current wave of protests in the Balkans, EU enlargement and Russian influence in the region.
Prof. Joseph Wippl was interviewed for an article on what the lessons from a 1972 investigation of a Stasi operation can teach us about the Mueller report.
Amb. Vesko Garcevic discusses NATO-Russia relations as NATO celebrates its 70th birthday.
Prof. Igor Lukes examines the case of Paul Whelan, a United States citizen arrested in Russia and charged with espionage.
Amb. Vesko Garcevic spoke before the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs and Subcommittee on Security and Defense.
Prof. Igor Lukes discussed the ongoing tension between Russia and Ukraine.
Amb. Vesko Garcevic delivered a talk entitled “NATO and the Western Balkans: the Center of Great Power Competition.”
Amb. Vesko Garcevic discusses far right movements in Europe, as well as Russia’s influence in Austria and the European Union.
Amb. Vesko Garcevic discusses Russian allegations that the Balkans are on the verge of a new conflict between Serbs and Albanians.