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Nikovski: Gruevski's Offer to Zaev Is a Sort of Intermacedonian Pacification

February 27, 2017, Monday // 13:25 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 325

There is a very small probability that the opposition would give up on its intention, and would understand that, with its actions, it destroys the country's foundations, and deeply insults the Macedonian people, former diplomat Risto Nikovski emphasizes.

Jason Miko: In Defense of Macedonia

June 8, 2017, Thursday // 10:20 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 1859

I’ve been writing for Macedonian newspapers and magazines since 2001 and this just happens to be my 600th column so I thought it proper to return to a theme I’ve written about again and again: the defense of Macedonia’s name and identity.

Jason Miko: Two Sides

June 1, 2017, Thursday // 19:30 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 453

“For one thing, the two sides, as you call them, have begun to appear much more clearly, much less mixed, here on Earth, in our own human affairs - to show in something a little more like their true colours.

Jason Miko: Reflections @ 21

May 25, 2017, Thursday // 10:22 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 2465

On May 25th 1996 I flew into Skopje for the first time in my life.

Galijasevic: West's Intentions Are Making New BIH from Macedonia

May 22, 2017, Monday // 16:59 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 272

Threats for the formation of large states on the Balkans must be taken very seriously.

Jason Miko: “The majority”

May 18, 2017, Thursday // 14:05 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 1301

On Saturday, so-called “speaker” of parliament Talat Xhaferi was quoted as saying “I will not beg any one, least of all Ivanov.

Jason Miko: Of Tyrants and Taint

May 11, 2017, Thursday // 12:29 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 1248

The march of the would-be colonial tyrants continues.

Jason Miko: Of Rogues and Virtue

May 4, 2017, Thursday // 11:34 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 1074

Way back in 2003, former US Congressman Newt Gingrich, who was the Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1995-1999, gave a speech to the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think-tank in Washington, DC.

Jason Miko: The Denial of Identity – Lessons from France

April 27, 2017, Thursday // 11:49 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 491

The first round of the French elections is now over and the traditional parties of France lost.

Jason Miko: Macedonia’s crisis – three years on (but take heart!)

April 20, 2017, Thursday // 11:02 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 1946

On Monday Carl Bildt, a former prime minister and former foreign minister of Sweden, jetted into Macedonia on behalf of his current employer, the European Council on Foreign Relations, an organization he co-chairs and which is lavishly funded by George So

Jason Miko: Is Truth Dead?

April 13, 2017, Thursday // 11:02 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 1008

The March 22 issue of TIME Magazine offered a stark cover with a black background with red lettering asking the provocative question: “Is Truth Dead?”  It was an exact duplicate of their famous April 8, 1966 cover asking the question “Is God Dead?”  The q

Jason Miko: Spoken Like a True Socialist

April 6, 2017, Thursday // 12:22 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 840

Albania’s Socialist Foreign Minister, Ditmir Bushati, gave a wide-ranging interview this past weekend with the Internet publication EURACTIV on a number of issues regarding the Balkans.

Jason Miko: The Ongoing Attack on Macedonia’s Identity

March 30, 2017, Thursday // 20:29 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 3953

Two things this week, the first on the subject of identity and the second on the battle in Washington, DC on issues related to Macedonia.

The Senate, Soros and Snowball

March 23, 2017, Thursday // 12:05 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 1423

Macedonia’s patriots continue their nightly marches across the entire Republic, singing, dancing, and all in good spirits because they are “happy warriors” fighting for the unitary character and sovereignty of Macedonia.

Risto Nikovski: Macedonia's Crisis Solution Lies in Fresh Election

March 23, 2017, Thursday // 11:47 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 289

The political crisis in Macedonia will continue and all politicians must ask themselves what kind of responsibility they are holding.

Jason Miko: Of Patriots, Revolutionaries, and Rouges

March 16, 2017, Thursday // 12:19 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 808

Let’s assume, for a moment, that Ali Ahmeti is right – that life on earth is only about ethnic Albanians. What, specifically, in the Tirana Platform addresses the issues of job creation for Macedonia’s Albanians? “Nothing,” is the answer