Twenty years ago, bloodshed in Kosovo was halted by NATO intervention. However, ethnic tensions between Albanians and Serbs continue to haunt that young country. Many Serbs in North Kosovo culturally identify with neighbouring Serbia, and some Balkan leaders have proposed partition as the solution. Aidan Simardone argues that a better solution can be found in transnational citizenship for Serbs.
NAOC President Julie Lindhout speaks with Dr. Edita Tahiri at the 93rd Rose-Roth Seminar of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
In the final piece to his “What the West Doesn’t Understand About the Balkans” series, Vedran Kuljanin looks at why Kosovo is an important piece of land to both Albanians and Serbians alike and how the West misdiagnoses the problems present.
On November 28, 2015, the Kosovo Youth Atlantic Treaty Association (KYATA) launched a 3-day conference covering the evolution of NATO in the 21st century, the Syrian crisis, and NATO’s southern flank.
Aishwarya and Ian continue their joint series examining the history of NATO. This week, they focus on NATO and Canada’s role in the Kosovo War.