This Alert seeks to draw attention to the often overlooked problem of Islamic extremist movements in the Balkans. Given the region’s moderate traditions, why are radical Islamist groups now proving so popular?
In the media/comments
Nicu Popescu was interviewed for the article 'Cum s-a transformat „povestea de succes” a Moldovei în relația cu UE într-un eșec usturător pentru moldoveni'. (In Romanian)
Radio Free Europe
Florence Gaub was quoted in the article 'Comment vaincre militairement l’État islamique ?'.
Associate Analyst José Luengo-Cabrera was interviewed about the crisis in Burkina Faso.
EUISS Alert 30 was mentioned in the article 'Bitcoin: Islamic State's online currency venture'.