Aleksandar Mitić

Specialization: Balkans, NATO and EU policies, Strategic communications
Location: Serbia
Activity: Publicist, Journalist

As correspondent of Agence France-Presse (AFP), the author was the only journalist working for foreign media who covered the entire NATO bombing in 1999 from inside Kosovo, reporting first on the scene on dozens of world breaking news exclusives.

As correspondent from the Balkans, as well as from EU and NATO HQ in Brussels, he has written over 5,000 news items in his journalism career, mostly news, but also investigative reports, interviews, analyses and features.

He has a degree in Journalism and Political Science from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and an MA in International Affairs/Conflict Analysis, from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, at Carleton University.

Since 2010, the author is the Chairman of the Center for Strategic Alternatives, a leading Serbian NGO aimed at finding alternatives to Serbia’s entry into the EU and NATO. As Chairman, was quoted on the front pages of dailies such as the New York Times/International Herald Tribune and Politika.