Contributor: Muhamed Sacirbey

Muhamed Sacirbey

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey currently lectures on Digital-Diplomacy. "Mo" has benefited from a diverse career in investment banking & diplomacy, but his passion has been the new avenues of communication. He was Bosnia & Herzegovina's first Ambassador to the United Nations, Agent to the International Court of Justice, Foreign Minister & Signatory of the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court. He also played American football opting for a scholarship to Tulane University in New Orleans after being admitted to Harvard, oh well!!

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UN Holds First Ever Social Media Day – Digital-Diplomacy Comes Home?

An early leader in employing social media, the United Nations heralded January 30, 2015 as Social Media Day. The event was probably of many to come where digital-diplomacy is addressed…

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NATO’s Future Rises to Focus of US Presidential Election 2016?

NATO was critical to the shaping of the “new Europe” two decades earlier after the fall of the Iron Curtain. Similar and new challenges have emerged where once again NATO…

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Failing Grade on Education?

If we are to raise education to a human right then the globe is failing 20% of its adolescents and at least 10% of children of primary school age according…

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Sports Stars Beyond Caricature to Freedom of Expression

When Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) began his peaceful assault upon the walls of racism in America he was frequently joined by artists, who gave encouragement and visibility even…

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Is God More Insulted by Cartoons or Those Who Kill in God’s Name?

Bosnia’s Muslim leadership answers without ambiguity. We have to worry more about those who would appoint themselves to defend God against presumed insult than those purportedly committing the offense. Besides…

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Economic Warfare the Theme for 2015? Sends Russia Ruble into Financial Rubble?

Is the Russian Ruble becoming financial rubble as consequence of targeting by the US and its allies? The dramatic fall in oil prices and commensurate drop¬† in the Russian currency,…

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“The Interview” – Digital Diplomacy, a Battlefield or Marketplace of Ideas?

  In defending our right to consume film, music, art and culture as free citizens, the danger is converting the internet from a thriving marketplace of ideas to a barricaded…

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Can Bosnia’s Army Save the World?

Soldiers, officers and police that fought against each other two decades earlier are now working together in UN and NATO operations to keep or deliver peace. It is not just…

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Torture Report: Defending the CIA's Reputation & Narrative, But How About America?

  The CIA and/or NSA lying to or even intimidating the US Congress should concern all Americans even if torture of terror suspects may not particularly trouble many. “Empowering the…

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Aung San Suu Kyi — Silence to Genocide?

Burma monk Saydaw Wirathu says to BBC that the “kalar“ (a derogatory term for Muslims) must be plucked out of society like a bad seed, regardless that they are part…