Articles by: Dr VladislavB Sotirovic

From the History of Global Politics and International Relations: The Clausewitzian Viewpoint of War

From the History of Global Politics and International Relations: The Clausewitzian Viewpoint of War

The focal questions about war In dealing from both theoretical and practical points of view about war, at least six fundamental questions arise: 1) What is war?; 2) What types of war exist?; 3) Why do wars occur?; 4) What is the connection between war and justice?; 5) The question of war crimes?; and 6) Is it possible to replace[Read More…]

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The First Defeat of the Central Powers in the Great War: The 1914 Battle of Cer

The First Defeat of the Central Powers in the Great War: The 1914 Battle of Cer

It passed more than the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War in 1914−1918. Proportionally, in the war, Serbia suffered mostly among all countries involved in the conflict as it lost ¼ of its population followed by 50% of industrial destruction. The first war crimes or even the genocide occurred on the territory of Serbia but on other[Read More…]

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Washington and the Destruction of ex-Yugoslavia

Washington and the Destruction of ex-Yugoslavia

South-East Europe, and especially the Balkan Peninsula as the main part of it, have traditionally been the object of numerous geopolitical, geostrategic, and publicist analyses, as well as the subject of debates among the Balkan, European, and global experts in international relations. The new Iron Curtain or the Cold War 2.0 between western and eastern Europe was not the end[Read More…]

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The Kosovo Boomerang in International Relations

The Kosovo Boomerang in International Relations

After February 2008 when Kosovo Albanian-dominated parliament proclaimed Kosovo’s independence (without organizing a referendum) with obvious US diplomatic support (unilateral recognition) with the explanation that the Kosovo case is unique in the world (i.e., it will be not repeated) one can ask the question: Is the problem of the southern Serbian province of Kosovo really unique and surely unrepeatable in[Read More…]

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A Short Overview of the 2014 Crimean Crisis

A Short Overview of the 2014 Crimean Crisis

The international crisis over the status of the Crimean Peninsula was in February-March 2014 when the peninsula became returned to the state’s territory of Russia from Ukraine. The Western Russophobic narrative immediately accused Russia of illegitimate annexation of the peninsula as well as of the occupation of the eastern Donbas region of Ukraine. However, the same narrative is not telling[Read More…]

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Must Serbia harmonize its foreign policy with the EU and the rest of the West?

Must Serbia harmonize its foreign policy with the EU and the rest of the West?

A lot of dilemmas, lies, and misconceptions are present in Western geopolitical narratives taken without any critical approach by domestic Serbian pro-Western supporters (usually financed by Western agencies and Governments) about the war in NATO/EU-sponsored Ukraine, and Serbian position in newly geopolitical circumstances. This article aims to present the focal Western lie about Serbia trying to give some reasonable arguments[Read More…]

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The Kosovo knot and how to solve it?

The Kosovo knot and how to solve it?

  Kosovo (in fact, Kosovo-Metochia), a disputed territory claimed by Serbia and Kosovo Albanian separatists, which Serbs regard as central to their cultural identity (differently to the Albanians), is going to pose much more unexpected problems for the international community concerning its political status as it became obvious that Belgrade and Prishtina cannot find common language during 22 years of[Read More…]

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Ukraine Proper

Ukraine Proper

The statehood of Ukraine like Ukrainian ethnolinguistic identity is one of the most problematic research topics. Ukraine herself has, in addition, extremely artificial state borders from very historical and political points of view. Even the name of the country and nation is very unusual and even unnatural as the Slavonic term “Ukraine” means in English “borderland” while “Ukrainians” are simply[Read More…]

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What was about the (Western) international community during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide?

What was about the (Western) international community during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide?

By 1995 it had become clear that the (Western) international community’s experiment with multilateralism was under serious threat and, in fact, it failed in many cases like Rwanda, ex-Yugoslavia, Cyprus, etc. Nevertheless, continuing problems in different parts of the globe have meant that the OUN has had to remain committed to alleviating some of the worst atrocities. Nonetheless, before the[Read More…]

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Kosovo For “Europe”: Serbia Between “Holy Land” And Stepmother

Kosovo For “Europe”: Serbia Between “Holy Land” And Stepmother

The assassination of Kosovo’s Serb leader Oliver Ivanović on January 16th, 2018 in the northern (the Serb) part of the divided city of Kosovska Mitrovica once again put on the agenda both the issue of contested land of Kosovo and Serbia’s policy toward the West, in particular, the EU. The Western (the USA/EU) client Serbia’s government is quite long time[Read More…]

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The 2016 Aleppo Massacre: Are Putin And Assad The Only War Criminals?

The 2016 Aleppo Massacre: Are Putin And Assad The Only War Criminals?

On Friday, October 5th, the U.S. Secretary of State – John Kerry calls for war crimes investigation of Russia’s and Assad governments for the destruction of Syrian city of Aleppo. The western corporative mass media was a very quick, like, for instance, The New York Times, immediately and clearly to accuse the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Syrian President[Read More…]

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