A Historical Framework for the Balkan Migrations to Turkey

Identities are the product of history. That’s why it can be said that the importance of the Ottoman Empire in shaping the Balkan populations’ identities is undeniable. The common Ottoman past and their history in general makes the Balkan populations similar to each-other. The...

A Pre-Evaluation of the 2016 Elections in FYROM

After months of protests and two election negotiations being canceled in 2016 in Macedonia, politicians agreed on a new parliament election that will be held on December 11, 2016. The hope is that the new assembly will be able to put an end to the...

Turkey’s Return to the Heartland and Balkan Turks

Turkey's soft power is transforming into the achilles’ heel of Europe and the Balkans. The wave of racist and facist incidents are spreading across Balkans. The pressure on the Turks, the largest ethnic minority group in the country, has increased before the general elections...