Perspectives

Taking a stand

Perspectives | Macedonia

Macedonia’s citizens will not be drawn into another armed conflict

By - 28.04.2017

The majority of citizens can see through the mirage of consociational feudalism.

Perspectives | Human Rights

I need something less than a National Day

By - 07.04.2017

‘Kosovo National Roma Day’ is a ridiculous circus that helps no one.

Perspectives | Elections

Aleksandar Vucic’s cheapest — and most expensive — votes were from Kosovo

By - 07.04.2017

Hashim Thaci and Aleksandar Vucic are on their way to Brussels.

Perspectives | Elections

Vucic’s victory leads Serbia towards autocracy

By - 04.04.2017

Serbia’s newly elected president may lead the country on the same path as Turkey or Russia.

Perspectives | Army

Kosovo’s army’s uncertain path

By - 04.04.2017

Hashim Thaci’s game is more likely to trigger elections in Kosovo than to transform KSF into Kosovo’s army this year.

Perspectives | Media

Political and economic interests in media ownership are squeezing Kosovar journalism

By - 27.03.2017

New and old ownership models present their own challenges to quality independent reporting.

Perspectives | Macedonia

Macedonia’s crisis is internal and must be solved by the politics of de-escalation

By - 07.03.2017

Regardless of the president’s unconstitutional actions, legal solutions are not the answer.

Perspectives | Reconciliation

Reconciliation is not cool

By - 03.03.2017

The reconciliation process began too early in Kosovo, now it is derided as a joke.

Perspectives | Reconciliation

The president must be careful when establishing a Truth and Reconciliation Commission

By - 28.02.2017

Hashim Thaci’s second attempt at discovering the truth about the past must be better than his first.

Perspectives | Politics

Brussels based talks are a ‘Dialogue of the Deaf’

By - 23.02.2017

The EU-mediated negotiations between Kosovo and Serbia have become obstructed. How can they progress in 2017?

Perspectives | Independence

Flagging and banal nationalism confirm Kosovo’s statehood, but that’s not the full picture

By - 22.02.2017

While recent success in the sporting arena has helped to increase affinity to the Kosovo flag, Kosovar identity remains complex and nuanced.

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