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Jordanian Sheikh: Allah gave Israel to the Jews NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 2 Days, 5 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Jordanian Sheikh Ahmad al-Adwan adheres to his unconventional interpretation of the Koran, and is not afraid to enrage the Palestinians and their supporters. A Jordanian Quranic scholar, and former postal worker, cited the Quranic sources that affirm...
Peculiarities of Operation Protective Edge NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 1 Month, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
In Israeli-Palestinian conflict the policy “meet quiet with quiet” turned on July 2014 to violence leading to ongoing operation Protective Edge. Again one can see usual vicious cycle like few times before: Hamas terrorizes Israeli civilia...
Passport Rank 2014: Balkans NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Free movement is one fundamental human rights not only in one’s own country but also abroad. Visa restrictions play an important role in controlling the movement of foreign nationals across borders. They reflect also the relationships between i...
Does Israeli Society explain Its Superiority Compared Its Arab Neighbours? NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 21 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
In Arab and Iranian dictators’ propaganda there is almost no problem that is not caused by the existence of Israel, the Middle East’s sole democracy. Most of the Arab and Muslim states do not recognize Israel’s right to exist. Howev...
Fatah-Hamas Accord can be more an Opportunity than an Obstacle NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
President Abbas’ Fatah movement – the dominant group in the PLO and which governs parts of the West Bank – and Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip announced a unity agreementon 23rd Apr. 2014. The seven-year split between Fatah and...
Reality Check Time of Mideast Peace Process NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 4 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
The Mideast peace process is now on the edge of collapse and the parties desperately are looking for a package of measures which would be the basis for extending talks beyond the original deadline at the end of April 2014. Ironically one could note t...
Transdniestria in Context of Ukraine NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Prologue Transnistrian claim for independence is being met with a certain degree of sympathy and understanding by some of the western experts. As an example, a Finnish political analyst and blogger Ari Rusila can be named; he usually presents the Tra...
Case Ukraine In Figures NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 5 Months, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Instead of long analysis I have collected here some flash of trivia – figures and views – related to ongoing events in Ukraine: An U.S. view: and with more details: Peoples in Ukraine vote: Peoples in Crimea think: and more precisely: Ger...
Crimean referendum overshadows Euromaiden Crime NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 5 Months, 1 Week, 23 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
A referendum on the status of Crimea is to be held on 16 March 2014. Crimea will vote on Sunday in a ballot referendum that leaders of the regional Parliament expect will ratify their decision to break away from Ukraine. Ukraine’s new leadershi...
Farewell Ukrainian Independency And Democracy NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
“Nur eine Partnerschaft mit der EU und Russland kann der Ukraine Stabilität geben.” (Manfred Schünemann) The situation in Ukraine is chaotic and tense and even on the verge of military confrontation. Kiev is seems to be under ru...
Ukraine’s Would-be Coup As New Example About US Gangsterism NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 6 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Few months ago European Union made preparations for signing ceremony to integrate Ukraine with the EU. However Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich refused to sign the agreements and thousands of his countrymen immediately protested. A couple of doz...
The ‘Bosnian Spring’ Between Chances NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 40 Minutes ago
Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) is an artificial administrative creature made by foreign powers in Dayton agreement on 1995. It has two political semi-independent entities (federal units) – Serb dominated Republika Srpska (RS) and Federation of Bosnia...
The Kerry Plan For Israel And Palestine – Can It Work? NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 9 Hours, 1 Minute ago
US Secretary of State John Kerry’s intense shuttle diplomacy helped resume Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in July 2013 and were to take up to nine months, until April 29 this year. Now Kerry is now planning to present a US framework plan that...
Sinai Terrorism Doesn’t Shake Eilat Tourism NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 7 Months, 1 Week, 23 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
While the Israeli-Palestinian peace process got new boost forward at the turn of the year in cabinets I spend a week at the seashore in Eilat, a popular (about 2.5 million tourists per year) Israeli destination for domestic and international tourism.
Syria Updates: The New Islamic Front And Whodunnit III NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 8 Months, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 55 Minutes ago
As the Saudi backed plan to seduce US into military intervention against Syria failed due Russia’s successful initiative about destruction Syria’s chemical weapons some new developments e.g. in form of the new Islamic Front are ongoing as...
Blue Peace: Red Sea-Dead Sea Pipeline Plan Signed NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 8 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority signed trilateral Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline plan on Dec. 9th 2013, at the headquarters of the World Bank. The ambitious and contested project aims to replenish the rapidly shrinking Dead Sea by transferrin...
Iran Nuke Deal Enables The Détente NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
The world powers – U.S., France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia – reached an agreement with Iranian leaders early Sunday (24th Nov. 2013) in Geneva to curb Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for a gradual easing of economic sanc...
Instead Iran The Saudis Can Be The Next Nuclear Power NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 9 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
While Iran nuke talks heat up in Geneva (Nov. 2013) and demolition of Syria’s CW stockpiles has already started one question related to WMD has kept out from headlines namely intelligence reporting that nuclear weapons made in Pakistan on behal...
Syria Chemical Weapons Attack – Whodunnit II NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Hour, 10 Minutes ago
In my earlier article – Whodunnit in Syria – I claimed that there’s little dispute that a chemical agent was used in an Aug. 21st attack outside of Damascus – and probably on a smaller scale before that – but there is a...
Blogging & Web 2.0 As A Tool In The Media War by Ari Rusila NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
(Editors note: This article is a modified web-version of my article printed in A Flying Finn : Finnish Civil Society Actors in the Global Sphere Melasuo, Tuomo; Nissinen, Petter; Tomperi, Outi (ed.), 2013, published by Tampere Peace Research Institut...