In this article, Dr. Cutler outlines the new Serbian gas deal with Azerbaijan in the context of European energy trends and policies, as well as the BRUA pipeline project.
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine drags on into its second year now, debate still rages about how the conflict will end and the role that NATO can play in bringing about the conflict’s successful conclusion. At the moment, NATO troops are not in Ukraine directly contributing to the fighting; NATO member countries are supplying weapons Read More…
Should Kosovo risk political and economic instability for NATO membership? Barış Atakan Kafadar examines the militarization of the Kosovo Security Forces and how they strengthen Kosovo’s NATO desire.
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.
Is Russia responsible for the growing opposition to EU membership in Serbia? Léo-Paul explores.
Aidan Simardone explores the ongoing political crisis in Macedonia, its ramifications, and how countries in the Euro-Atlantic should respond.
As tensions grow in the Western Balkans and Russia appears to be expanding its influence in the region, Léo-Paul Jacob provides an overview of the situation.
What is the relevancy in the date of a national holiday? Rejeanne Lacroix examines how the disagreements over the celebration of the Day of Republika Srpska are representative of deeper issues inherent in the governance of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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.
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.