Fireworks illuminate Pristina's skyline on February 17, 2013 during celebrations marking the fifth anniversary of Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia. Almost 100 countries -- including the United States -- have recognised Kosovo since ethnic Albanians proclaimed independence on February 17, 2008, almost a decade after the 1998-1999 conflict that ended with a NATO bombing campaign against late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic's forces.
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Delivering Serbs to the Wolves
The Balkans Wars may be over, but the European Union continues its biased attempt at geopolitical social engineering. As always, the principal victims are ethnic Serbs. Serbia and Kosovo last month announced an agreement for Belgrade’s de facto recogniti from Cato Institute Read more »
The deal between Serbia and Kosovo that changed history... or did it?
The Albanian principal, Sabri Xhiqoli, who runs the first and second floor, said he has often tried to reach out to the Serbian children downstairs but has been blocked every time. “Last year, we won a grant to plant some trees in the playground,” he sai from The Independent Read more »
If West goes to war in Syria, Canada likely to join
Will Canada be going to war any time soon against Syria? That is unlikely in the near future. But not impossible after that. The question has taken on fresh meaning recently because of word - first from Europe, then from Israel and finally from Washingto from Regina Leader-Post Read more »
Timeline: Serbia's troubled path to EU accession talks
The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, recommended on Monday that the bloc begin membership negotiations with Serbia, a milestone in the country's transformation from pariah state under late strongman Slobodan Milosevic. If approved by the 27-n from FOX Business Read more »
John Feffer: Life under Sanctions
Even at an intuitive level, sanctions never made much sense to me. If North Korea is such an isolated country, and isolation only reinforces the leadership's paranoia, then adopting a policy of further isolating the country through sanctions seems counte from The Huffington Post Read more »