Independent Insider » Expert Voices

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

February 27, 2017, Monday // 13:25 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 305

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: The Denial of Identity – Lessons from France

April 27, 2017, Thursday // 11:49 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 387

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: 1793

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: 966

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: 742

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: 3799

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: 1393

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: 265

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: 738

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

Wes Martin: Riding Against The Wind

March 15, 2017, Wednesday // 11:25 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 309

As Macedonia resolves its recent elections and current political situation, it is clear Macedonians do not want any foreign interference or international propaganda to decide what’s in the best interest of their country.

Tomas Petran: We Have Modern System of Studying at Ohrid Film Academy

March 12, 2017, Sunday // 14:24 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 185

Documentary filmmaker and professor, Tomas Petran, teaching at FAMU in Prague, and a professor at the Ohrid Film Academy (FIOFA) as well, says that a bit of a different kind of educational access is applied here.

Jason Miko: A Deal with the Devil, Revisited

March 9, 2017, Thursday // 11:19 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 1587

I know that the anger and ire these days, among most Macedonians, is directed to Zoran Zaev. But, in light of Nagy’s quote, above, it’s worth going back in time, to 2001

Sergei Latyshev: West is Liquidating Macedonia

March 4, 2017, Saturday // 11:16 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 830

Macedonia, a small and poor country in southern Europe, a remnant of the former Yugoslavia and whose third of the population is made up of ethnic Albanians, survives another Maidan.

Violeta Ackoska: Balkan Wars Brought Suffering to All, not just Albanians

February 28, 2017, Tuesday // 09:27 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 437

Albanians have never been victims of ethnic cleansing.

Sotir Kostov: Albanian Parties Cannot Escape Census

February 24, 2017, Friday // 09:40 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 285

The census is the only unrealized task of the Ohrid Framework Agreement and in this matter lies all the hypocrisy of the maximalist demands contained in the platform of the Albanian parties.

Aleksandar Dashtevski: DUI Should Know that Lying Is SDSM's Favorite Sport and Tables Turn

February 5, 2017, Sunday // 00:57 in Independent Insider » Expert Voices | Views: 554

Both before and after the negotiations with DUI, VMRO-DPMNE said that it definitely won’t vote for the extension of the 18-month period of the SPO.