Jelena Milić

Director, Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS)

Serbia, United States
English, Serbian

Director, Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS)

Serbia, United States
English, Serbian

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Eyes Wide Shut: Strengthening of the Russian Soft Power in Serbia – Goals, Instruments,…


The goal of this study is to present to the Serbian public the various levels of international… Read more

Biography

Jelena Milić is the director and chairman of the governing board at the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS), a Belgrade-based think tank.  Her research interests include NATO and European Union (EU) affairs, Serbian foreign and security policy, and Russian influence in the Western Balkans and Europe. Ms. Milić has served in many roles in foreign policy and government, including as the assistant to Goran Svilanović, the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of both Serbia and Montenegro, as well as Serbia. She was also active in the non-violent OTPOR movement in Serbia, which protested the policies of Slobodan Milošević, the former president of Serbia and Montenegro. Ms. Milić has authored numerous CEAS reports, including “Basic Instinct: The Case for More NATO in the Western Balkans,” and “Eyes Wide Shut – Strengthening of the Russian Soft Power in Serbia – Goals, Instruments, and Effects.” In December 2016, she was elected as one of the Politico 28 Class of 2017, a list of twenty eight people who are “shaping, shaking, and stirring Europe.  She has a bachelor’s degree in engineering security management from Union Nikola Tesla University in Belgrade, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree.

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