Newsbud Exclusive-The Travels of NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg: An Analysis

An exposé on the expansionist agenda of NATO which shows no intention of slowing down! We travel to people and places important to us. If somebody looked at our travel itineraries over time, it would not be difficult to discover our priorities, our likes and dislikes, our beliefs and fears, the general pattern of how […]

The Alliance of Neutral States (ANS): Putin’s Anti-NATO Grand Design for the Balkans

Capitalizing on the popular dissatisfaction with the neoliberal Atlanticist political & economic status quo For about two decades, it appeared that the end of the Cold War in Europe left the Balkan states with no long-term geostrategic option except the so-called Euro-Atlantic integrations underwritten by the ideology known as Atlanticism. This option reached the peak […]

BFP Exclusive- Will the Next U.N. Secretary-General Come From the Balkans?

The Chinese support will be decisive if Türk is to prevail over the intelligence networks backing Bokova Seventy years ago, the organization of United Nations was officially founded in San Francisco, the city I live in at this time. A few days ago, I went to see the mural commemorating this event in the city’s […]

BFP Exclusive- What the New York Times Did Not Tell You About NATO & Montenegro

The New York Times throws its weight behind those whose global code of conduct is nothing else but the expression of the war-mongering slogan “might makes right.” On December 2, 2015, the foreign ministers of NATO member states, including the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, meeting at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels, agreed to […]

BFP Exclusive- Stoltenberg in Belgrade, Biden in Zagreb

The U.S.-NATO Diplomatic Offensive in the Balkans The recent visits of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to Belgrade and U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden to Zagreb within a week of each other show that both the U.S. and NATO are in the process of trying to augment their influence in the Balkans. For more than a […]

BFP Exclusive- The Balkans & the Implications of the Possible Demise of the European Union

What if the EU is no more? The ongoing Greek crisis has shown that not only the Eurozone, but also the European Union itself, is constructed on very fragile institutional foundations. It has shown that, in the long run, a monetary union without the federative political arrangement is not sustainable. Without the precisely delineated rules, […]

BFP Exclusive-The Breakdown in NATO’s Balkan Expansion Strategy: The Case of Montenegro

The NATO’s Balkan expansion project has come to a standstill Since its independence in 2006, Montenegro is being pushed into NATO membership by its corrupt ruling elite. The key political figures in this geopolitical and ideological project have been a long-time prime minister Milo Djukanović and the speaker of the Montenegrin Parliament Ranko Krivokapić. In […]

BFP Exclusive – Victoria Nuland & the Balkans

Victoria Nuland, the Balkans & the two-fold Cold War agenda of keeping the US-NATO Empire in With regard to the production of geopolitical discourses, the field of critical geopolitics distinguishes between the “intellectuals of statecraft” and the “dissident intellectuals”. The intellectuals of statecraft are those whose activities are directed toward the extending and deepening the […]

BFP Exclusive – Guess, Who’s Coming to the Moscow Parade?

The US-NATO Control of the Balkan Ruling Elites Recently, the president of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman made news around the world when he publicly confronted the US ambassador to the Czech Republic Andrew Schapiro about the ambassador’s statement that Zeman’s attendance of the Victory Day parade in Moscow would be “awkward”. “I can’t imagine […]

BFP Exclusive- The Geopolitics of Soccer in the Balkans

The interlinking of politics and sports goes a long way back in human history. However, whereas in the ancient days, all wars stopped during the Olympic Games, there has been a trend recently to start major wars precisely at that time. The Georgian attack on South Ossetia on the opening day of the Beijing Summer […]

BFP Exclusive – The Balkan Gladio of Congressman Mike Turner

Can one really be surprised that Turner was chosen to be the president of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly? Mike Turner is a Republican member of the US House of Representatives from Ohio’s 10th District based in Dayton. He was first elected in 2003. The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a non-profit organization […]

BFP Exclusive – Who is Trying to Destabilize the Balkans?

The US-NATO Empire is trying to shift the blame for the ensuing political & economic crises on the ultimate “fall country”- Russia Though seemingly spontaneous, it is likely that the US Secretary of State John Kerry knew that several sentences he said during the hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and […]

BFP Exclusive- Joe Biden in Munich: Incentivizing the US Balkan Vassals

Biden’s imperial blessings of his Balkan interlocutors to enforce the neoliberal, militarist dogma against their own people’s interests The 51st Munich Security Conference, the erstwhile gathering of the Cold Warriors, took place from February 6 to February 8, 2015. This year’s conference was probably the most politically contentious in the living memory. The participants witnessed […]

BFP Exclusive- The citizenship policies of the US puppets: The case of Montenegro’s Milo Djukanovic

When Djukanovic gets thrown out, and that day is inexorably coming, where will he go? The US political and economic oligarchy has had a long history of using the corrupt rulers of puppet states to do its bidding throughout the world. One of the ways that these rulers perform the services useful for the US […]

BFP Exclusive – The Balkans Elections Update: Croatia & Greece

The genie of political anti-imperialist rebellion in Europe is out of the bottle & cannot be repressed Last month I wrote a BFP exclusive report on the upcoming presidential elections in Croatia and Greece. I claimed that in each of these elections there were political candidates and options taking a clear stand of resistance to […]