All posts in Perspectives

December 7, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

The European Union, European governments and Western European media are outperforming each other with their foreseeable reactions. They say, Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, which it […]

Opinion: The IWC in Sofia helped spread the wrong message

December 4, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Sofia has a “triangle of tolerance”. In the centre of the Bulgarian capital, a mosque, a synagogue and churches are located within a few h ...

Erdogan’s visit to Athens shapes his new policy agenda

December 3, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been blamed for a lot (of situations in the past) and many could still accuse him over other thing ...

Political repercussions as GERB’s Glavchev resigns as Bulgarian National Assembly Speaker

November 17, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Prime Minister and centre-right GERB party leader Boiko Borissov might have expected a hat-trick – approval of his government’s ...

  • Bulgaria’s 2018 EU Presidency: Bedtime stories
    November 13, 2017, by Mark Thomas

    The acceleration of the date when Bulgaria will take over the seat of the EU Presidency from the first half of 2018 will no doubt have sent the local state […]

  • Bulgarian soldiers holding Kalashnikov semi automatic rifles
    Opinion: A small step toward a European army
    November 13, 2017, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

    An historic breakthrough or just another attempt doomed to peter out? The EU plans to coordinate EU members’ military capacities with the long-term goal of an EU army. It’s a […]

  • Why the Bulgarian Government could be bolder
    November 11, 2017, by Howard Rosen

    Bulgaria is doing well economically: GDP is growing by over three per cent annually, state debt is below 30 per cent of GDP, unemployment has fallen to below six per […]