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.
Alexander the Great and Macedonian Identity: What the West Doesn’t Understand About the Balkans- Part II
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.
What the West Doesn’t Understand About the Balkans
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.
The Panama Papers and European Political Accountability
Vedran Kuljanin explores the Panama Papers and the effect it could have on the political accountability of Europe.
The Right Will Not Be Left Behind
Vedran Kuljanin discusses the rise of far-right political parties in Europe and the real world effects their policies have brought.
ISIS in the Balkans
Vedran Kuljanin discusses the rise of ISIS in the Balkan region of Europe and what to expect from NATO and the EU.
Rebranding Macedonia and Unpopular Identity Politics
Vedran Kuljanin discusses Macedonia’s “Skopje 2014” project and the economic, social and political effects the city’s rebrand will bring.