Trouble is brewing in the Balkans – Al Jazeera English

ISIL recruiters have taken advantage of the situation in the Balkans, writes Coffey [Reuters]
ISIL recruiters have taken advantage of the situation in the Balkans, writes Coffey [Reuters]

As most of Europe’s attention is focused on Ukraine, it would be unwise to ignore the challenges currently brewing in the Balkans. The Balkans have long served as Europe’s tinder box.

Although security in the region has improved dramatically since the 1990s, sectarian divisions remain and are exacerbated by sluggish economies, high unemployment rates, and endemic political corruption.

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