Tag Archives: Western Balkans

Keeping the Western Balkans Outside the EU

Why on earth are Merkel and Macron slamming the door to the EU shut for Europeans between the Aegean and Adriatic?

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The Balkans: Feeding Russia’s and Turkey’s Hunger

While Serbia is trying to balance its bilateral relations between Russia and the EU, Kosovo and Macedonia are more transparent in seeking Europeanization.

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A European Future for the Balkans? Detoured Yet Again?

The upcoming European Council Summit may well focus on migration — rather than the enlargement issue.

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Letter from Serbia: The EU and the Western Balkans

In less than half a century, Serbia morphed from hero to villain. And the country remains an outcast, the stench of Milosevic still in the air.

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Migration, Brain Drain and the Western Balkans

What must be done to make life attractive enough at home to not see everyone go abroad?

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The EU and the Balkans: Parallel Lives Forever?

Pessimism is real, but scapegoating the EU for the slow transformation of the Western Balkans is unfair.

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Western Balkans: Looking From the Outside In

What does the EU mean to people in the Western Balkans?

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Kosovo: A Country That Doesn’t Exist? Really, Belgrade?

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has been a steadfast advocate for constructiveness in the West Balkans.

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The Western Balkans: Unfinished History

Can a British prince offer a way out of the Balkans stalemate?

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Western Balkans: Stalled on Europe’s Edge

Poverty is the main security threat in the Western Balkans.

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