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New Data Shows Extent of Terrorism in Balkans – BalkanInsight

New Data Shows Extent of Terrorism in Balkans – BalkanInsight

December 22, 2016

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism at the University of Maryland has released a new map and data set, Global Terrorist Data, that purports... Read More »

BiH Court Releases IS Funder with a Fine – BalkanInsight

BiH Court Releases IS Funder with a Fine – BalkanInsight

December 20, 2016

The BiH Court ordered Nedzad Mujic, a Bosniak man convicted of providing financial and material assistance to the Islamic State group, to pay a fine of KM 26,000. Mujic’s sentence... Read More »

IS Releases Bosnian Magazine – BIRN

IS Releases Bosnian Magazine – BIRN

November 21, 2016

The media wing of the Islamic State organization has published a Bosnian-language version of a magazine it previously released to western audiences in English, Turkish, German, and French. In recent... Read More »

EU Calls for New Traveler Security Checks – BalkanInsight

EU Calls for New Traveler Security Checks – BalkanInsight

November 16, 2016

The European Commission announced today a proposal for a new security process for citizens of non-EU states in Europe who do not require visas to enter the EU. The new... Read More »

BiH Arrests Alleged IS Recruiter in Zvornik – AP

BiH Arrests Alleged IS Recruiter in Zvornik – AP

August 18, 2016

BiH authorities arrested a man identified as Nedzad Mujic this week, on suspicion of recruiting and fighting for the Islamic State in Syria. The arrest took place near Zvornik; Mujic... Read More »

EU Follows BIRN’s Leads on Arms Trafficking – BalkanInsight

EU Follows BIRN’s Leads on Arms Trafficking – BalkanInsight

August 8, 2016

The EU’s External Action Service says that it is investigating the flow of weapons from the Balkan states to the Middle East. Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), which publishes the... Read More »

Austria Sentences Bosnian IS Recruiter – B92

July 15, 2016

A Bosniak man identified as Ebu Tejma was arrested in 2014 in Austria for allegedly recruiting fighters for the Islamic State group. This week an Austrian court sentenced him to... Read More »

US Praises BiH Role in IS Fight – SRNA

US Praises BiH Role in IS Fight – SRNA

July 14, 2016

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Michael Carpenter visited BiH officials in Sarajevo this week, where he discussed cooperation in the global effort to combat the Islamic State organization. Carpenter... Read More »

Bosnia Must Confront Islamic Extremism, Root and Branch

Bosnia Must Confront Islamic Extremism, Root and Branch

June 20, 2015

BiH Institutions are failing to protect BiH from terrorism and refusing to confront the roots of Islamic extremism in the country. On April 27, a man believed to be affiliated... Read More »