Kosovo’s biggest problem: Balkans’ apathy

February 10, 2005 • 0
When I just about wondered if anything else coming from the Balkans could surprise me anymore, I got a bit of a slap on the face. A recent survey, conducted by the University of Belgrade’s Centre for Political Research, suggests that 48 percent of the Serbian population sees Kosovo as “lost territory,” while 57 percent »

Is Kosovo ready for legitimate independence?

November 30, 2004 • 0
Almost five years after the international community first launched its programs of democratization and civil society development in Kosovo, Albanians proved this March not only how strong their desire for independence is, but also how grave and indiscriminate their means for achieving that independence are. It was rather shocking that the province made headlines again »