Tag: Croatia

Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (IV)

(Please read Part I, Part II, and Part III before this article) Part III heavily detailed the three most explosive regional factors currently threatening the Balkans, whereas this current chapter will look at three less imminent, but no less impactful, ones that could also throw the region’s stability into jeopardy. […]

Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (I)

(Please reference the entire Law of Hybrid War series in order to get acquainted with the strategic themes of this article) Reconceptualizing The Balkan Peninsula The Balkans are the most geostrategically important region in Europe today, and truth be told, they’ve held this role for centuries before, despite whether or […]

The Croatian-Serbian Missile Race

(This posting is a select chapter from Andrew Korybko’s second book that will focus on the geopolitical application of Hybrid Wars.)  Historical Foundation The rivalry between Croatia and Serbia is centuries-long, stretching to before either of them were modern-day nation states and back to the time when they were still […]

New Strategic Calculus for the Balkans (II)

(Please refer to Part I in acquiring the necessary background information in understanding the Central Balkans concept). 3 Key Characteristics Of The Central Balkans Since the general idea and genesis behind the Central Balkans have been discussed, it’s now time to turn towards their three most important strategic characteristics: Lead […]

NDH: lost portrait of a Nazi state

After the April War of 6−18th, 1941, the Germans, Italians, Bulgarians and Hungarians occupied and divided the territory of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia into several parts. The Germans annexed the North Slovenia and put under their direct occupation the Yugoslav part of Banat and the Central Serbia with Kosovska Mitrovica. […]

Twisted History Against Russia and Serbia

The June 20 Gray Falcon commentary “Failure to Communicate” has this excerpt, that led me to an extremely anti-Russian and anti-Serb article, from a venue which has previously slanted in that direction: “The latest example of this ‘flipping the script’ is a New Republic feature comparing Putin to Milosevic. In reality, […]