Kosovo is under pressure from the US and EU to give in to some of Serbia’s demands.
The fragility of peace settlements in the Balkans provides a cautionary tale. US and EU policymakers may inadvertently make matters worse by acceding to the aggressor’s territorial ambitions.
A key meeting is being held in the Balkans as the EU and US seek to resolve regional tension, partly stoked by pro-Russian forces.
The U.S. and the EU have neglected the Balkans, hoping that the allure of EU integration would be enough to placate Serbia and other countries. It was not.
Commission president Ursula von der Leyen’s 2023 state of the union speech saw her press for expansion for the union’s own good.
The trial of the former Kosovan president and several others highlights the sharp and enduring divisions and differing interpretations of history.
Leaders on both sides are ramping up hostility for their own ends.
Russia’s backing of Serbia during the Ukraine war is aggravating tensions with its neighbour Kosovo.
Levels of poverty shot up in Albania during COVID when there was little governmental support.
European leaders have failed to notice how much support Serbia is providing to Russia, an expert says.
The war in Ukraine has added new momentum to the argument of expanding the EU eastward. However, institutional and political obstacles to making this dream reality abound.
A digest of the week’s coverage of the war against Ukraine.
The EU is creating resentment in North Macedonia over its feud with Bulgaria. In the midst of the Russia-Ukraine war, it will only serve to benefit Russia in its efforts to undermine the EU.
While Serbia’s Covid-19 infection rate continues to be worrisome, the country has shown the ability to vaccinate a higher proportion of its population than EU nations.
Western leaders learned the hard way 25 years ago that conflict in the Balkans can become ethnic cleansing. Add Russia into the mix, and Montenegro’s new problems are US and European problems, too.
Named after a village in Bosnia and Herzegovina, NASA’s Martian landing spot is a distant reminder of less peaceful times on Earth.
The collapse of the government in Kosovo is a victory for reactionary forces within Kosovo and the self-seeking agenda of the Trump administration.
NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
Post-earthquake aftershocks are often assumed to be less violent, but that’s not always the case.
What can be the road ahead for Kosovo and Serbia under the EU patronage?