August 27, 2020
FIRST EDITION OF THE GEORGE C. MARSHALL – ALBANIA MAGAZINE

Welcome to our first edition of “Marshall” in Albania. Army General Curtis Scaparrotti, commander of the U.S. European Command and NATO supreme allied commander in Europe, testified before the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington on March 8, 2018 stating ““The area I am concerned about today is the Balkans actually,” he said. “Russia is at work in the Balkans and we have kind of taken our eye off the area.” “That is an area we could have problems with in the future,” he added”.

George C. Marshal Albania, with a board and almost 300 members of security experts all graduated from George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies as a United States Department of Defense and Federal Ministry of Defence security and defense studies institute, makes it a unique institution addressing these issues.

In this first edition you will find the distinguish guest speeches and remarks on the Security Conference that took place in Tirana Albania on 22nd of May 2019

“SECURITY CHALLENGES IN THE BALKANS AND THE ROLE OF EXTERNAL ACTORS IN THE ERA OF EURO-ATLANTIC INTEGRATION”

such as President of the Republic of Albania, H.E Mr.Ilir Meta; H.E Mrs. Atifete Jahjaga, former President of Kosovo; H.E Mr. Bujar Nishani, former president of the Republic of Albania; Mrs. Olta Xhaçka, the Albanian Minister of Defense; H. E. Susanne Schütz Former Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany; CDR James Hilton Defense and Naval Attaché of United States of America to Albania U.S. Embassy Tirana, Albania; Dr. Andrew Michta, Dean, George Marshall European Center for Security Studies; Brig.Gen.

Bardhyl Hoxha, Deputy Chariman of George C. Marshall Albania; Osman Metalla PhD, board member of George C. Marshall Albania etc…as well as open articles on the Balkans security issues such as the detailed and hot topic of the present days such as the Russian role in Balkan and not only from different experts such as Mr. Dritan Demiraj PhD, former Minister of Interior of the Republic of Albania, known as the “father” of the Albanian Special Forces and the most decorate person in Albania; Mrs. Juljana Zenjo, Secretary General of George C. Marshall Albania in her study “Geopolitical is on the rise and will remain a source of significant risk, – Albania Case – study” and Dr. Hergis Jica, a Senior Cyber Security Expert and State Police Officer in Albania in his open article on “Developing cyber security around us”.

George C. Marshall Albania, continues to address the challenges on defense and security in the region and not only and is and always be opened to collaborators and experts to express their studies, ideas and comments. “Marshall” is the right magazine to share all your ideas, studies and comments, that will help to better understand the current issues that we are facing every day. Please feel free to contact us at [email protected]

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