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.
Part II of Vedran Kuljanin’s series of “What the West Doesn’t Understand About the Balkans” looks at Alexander the Great and the lasting impact Macedonian identity has had on Greece and on the Republic of Macedonia.
In the first of a three part series, Vedran Kuljanin addresses what the West doesn’t understand about the Balkans. Parts two and three discuss Alexander the Great’s lasting legacy on Macedonia and why Kosovo matters to both Serbians and Albanians.
Vedran Kuljanin explores the Panama Papers and the effect it could have on the political accountability of Europe.
Vedran Kuljanin discusses the rise of far-right political parties in Europe and the real world effects their policies have brought.
Vedran Kuljanin discusses the rise of ISIS in the Balkan region of Europe and what to expect from NATO and the EU.
Vedran Kuljanin discusses Macedonia’s “Skopje 2014” project and the economic, social and political effects the city’s rebrand will bring.