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EU Financial Legislation, Hawala Banking and the Migrant Crisis: Developments and Implications

January 9, 2017

Tweet0Share0Mail0Add0Balkanalysis.com editor’s note: while world media have covered in depth the European Union’s approach to the migrant crisis, little attention has been paid to ongoing financial-sector EU legislation, and its ability – or lack thereof – to control possibly illicit international transactions, using alternative methods such as the Hawala system, favored by many Muslim migrants. […]


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“The EU and Turkey Need Each Other”: Interview with Ambassador Selim Yenel

July 20, 2016

Tweet1Share1Mail2Add4Balkanalysis.com editor’s note: the recent failed coup in Turkey has made the country subject of non-stop world attention, with media focusing on politics and speculations over the coup’s sponsors. But largely lost in the current media frenzy has been the pre-existing issue of Turkey-EU cooperation on the migration crisis, the country’s relations with Balkan neighbors, […]


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