Aleksandar Matovski

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Aleksandar Matovski is the Bittson National Fellow for 2015-16. His research focuses on the dynamics of popular opinion, voting behavior, and protest in autocracies and on civil wars and internal conflicts. At Hoover, he will work on a project that examines the role of deep systemic crises and the mass attitude patterns they produce in the rise and resilience of electoral autocracies: the most widespread and persistent form of authoritarianism in the world today. He received a PhD in Government from Cornell University, an  MA in War Studies from King’s College London, and a BA in Law from Saints Cyril and Methodius University Skopje. He was a National Security Advisor in the Government of Macedonia and Political and Military Advisor in the Macedonian Ministry of Defense.

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All Quiet on the Balkan Front?

by Norman M. Naimark, Aleksandar Matovskivia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 27, 2017

With Yugoslavia’s successor states simmering with conflict and discontent, problems of security, governance, and identity could boil over.