The failure of the referendum in Macedonia should send strong signals to the European Union about the decline of its allure in the Western Balkans.
The upcoming European Council Summit may well focus on migration — rather than the enlargement issue.
Western Balkans policymakers often complain that their best minds are leaving. But they do so without offering any solution how to fix this issue.
What must be done to make life attractive enough at home to not see everyone go abroad?
Pessimism is real, but scapegoating the EU for the slow transformation of the Western Balkans is unfair.
What does the EU mean to people in the Western Balkans?
Corruption is the most underrated international security threat of our time.
Can the EU seriously drop the migration problem in the lap of the countries in the Western Balkans?
Poverty is the main security threat in the Western Balkans.