The U.S. has too closely tied its foreign policy goals—stability in the Balkans and the construction of free-market democracy in Albania—to one man and one party. Following Berisha’s visit to the U.S. in March 1991, Washington began supplying direct assistance to the DP, including donations of computers and cars for the 1992 electoral campaign. William Ryerson, the first U.S. ambassador, […]
US AMBASSADOR IN ALBANIA BERNSTEIN – A MODEL OF A GREAT DIPLOMAT As a diplomat, I have learned from Herman Bernstein that everything we write, even the notes we scribble and the business cards we exchange, are important records to be preserved. Mal Berisha Herman Bernstein was born on September 21, 1876 in a village named “Vladislavov” in Russian, […]
A SHORT HISTORY OF HIGH DIPLOMATIC PRESENTATION OF ALBANIAN STATE TO THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN FROM 1922 – 2015 Written by Mal BERISHA Former Ambassador of the Republic of Albania to the United Kingdom of Great Britain, Northern Ireland and Ireland, 2012 – 2016 Courtesy for the Second Edition of the Annual Report of the Council of Albanian […]
“I was impressed by the experience and sophistication of Mr. Berisha. We had an interesting conversation. I had a very good visit with Ambassador Berisha. He makes a very favorable impression for Albanian soft power.” Joseph Samuel Nye, Jr. Professor at John F. Kenedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Albanian-American-Jewish Relations: Contributions of U.S. Ambassador to Albania, Herman Bernstein (1876-1935) By Mal Berisha RUTH GAY SEMINAR IN JEWISH STUDIES YIVO Institute for Jewish Research December 14, 2014 This presentation is based on the documents generously offered by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Albanian-American-Jewish Relations and the Contributions of U.S. Ambassador to Albania, Herman Bernstein (1876-1935) “Tirana was to me for three and a half years a most fascinating listening and observation post. I found that though Albania has often been referred to as one of the most sensitive danger zones in Europe, the Albanians are a peace-loving people and the policy of […]