Balkan refugee route is closed. A new one will be open?

With Balkan route effectively closed how much is Italy worried about possbility that migrant flow would shitf to Italy? In general how do you see this issue of changing of refugee routes, for what should Europe be prepared? Read few comments.

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Balkans and refugee crisis: What to expect from the EU

Meeting of the EU countries with Serbia, Macedonia and Albania is focused on the Balkans refugee route. How would you say the situation re refugee crisis is perceived in those non-EU countries? Do they expect more from the EU, don’t they? Read few comments.

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Threat of terrorism to the Balkans

In general, how much is ISIS (other jihadists) a potential threat for the Balkans, do you see any chance that the jihadist activities may find some fertile soil in the region? Read few comments.

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Crisis in Macedonia: What role could/should the EU, Serbia and Albania play?

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What is going on in Macedonia?

Fews answers from James Ker-LindsaySenior Research Fellow on the Politics of South East Europe, London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Will civil society push Albania towards the EU?

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What lies ahead. Serbia has started formal accession talks with the EU

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Local elections in Kosovo: (Un)successful democratic test?

Kosovo FM Enver Hoxhaj said that the elections were a joint success for democracy/state building and that Kosovo passed the democratic test.

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How to deal with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic

Leaders from Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia (FYROM) do not attend Nikolic’s inauguration but e.g. former Croatian President Mesic suggested that Nikolic should be given time to coordinate his politics.

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The future of Bosnia

Blurry. But maybe BaH is not doomed to fail.

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