The European Union recognizes disinformation as a key threat to democratic life and yet lacks adequate tools to confront it.
The Balkans remain a principal theater in Russia’s multi-faceted war against Europe
Serbia is working to make this a reality, one jab at a time
Covid-19 vaccines have a powerful political value for smaller countries too
Europe’s Soft Underbelly
The United States and Europe must invest more to help Belgrade and Pristina find common ground
Covid-19 is the latest of many emergencies used to amplify propaganda narratives in the region.
A successful influence operation requires a willing ally on the ground.
Chinese and Russian disinformation efforts in the Western Balkans have achieved a dangerous synergy. The COVID crisis is only making their work easier.
The ongoing dialogue is in disarray, with the latest US-brokered agreement between the two sides a mishmash of commitments. The Biden administration needs to coordinate efforts with European allies to present a common agenda if it’s to get Belgrade and Pristina to “yes.”