All posts in Perspectives

August 21, 2019, by Mark Thomas

Summer is finally here in Bulgaria, but what appears not to be here are masses of tourists. Of course, the success or otherwise of a tourist season cannot be measured […]

Infighting mars battle in Bulgaria against antisemitism

August 18, 2019, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

From the annual Lukov March to online abuse to vile graffiti and the sale of Nazi memorabilia in tourist resorts, it is clear that Bulgaria has much t ...

Commentary: Europe’s new agenda in the Western Balkans

August 8, 2019, by Vessela Tcherneva

A quiet but fundamental shift is under way in the European Union’s policy on the Western Balkans. With the term of the current European Commission n ...

Prominent Europeans call for change in approach to EU foreign policy

July 22, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

This is the text of an open letter signed by more than 60 prominent Europeans, all Council Members of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECF ...

  • Bulgaria and the Holocaust: The struggle for truth
    July 16, 2019, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    It is a battle for historical truth, a battle against fake news, a battle against Holocaust distortion, and it is far from over. A battle provoked, in part, by a […]

  • Opinion: In the end, it was a backroom deal
    July 3, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

    It was an unexpected victory for Angela Merkel. It has been 50 years since we last had a German leading the European Commission, and if confirmed, Merkel ally and fellow […]