Kosovo has a Democracy, Now it Needs Democrats

When you task a group of former insurgents and communists with building a democracy, you get Kosovo, an electoral democracy with a semi-autocratic leadership and monopolized market. Kosovo could be…


Corona is dead, long live Vučić

The whole world has been talking and writing for months about the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world, on the economy, social dynamics and in general on our…


The (Un)Predicted Future Scenarios: Constitutional Battle in Kosovo

Kosovo stands at a critical juncture. This is a phrase often used to describe the notorious political scenery which has plunged into a long period of crises since 2014. For…


Dialogue on a Ventilator

2020 presents a chance for the continuation of the dialogue, but the chances for reaching the final agreement are slim. If the agreement does not happen this year, the question…


Post-COVID-19 future looks grim for the Western Balkans

The COVID-19 pandemic has killed tens of thousands of people worldwide, shattered national and global markets, exposed the incompetence of governments, and has shed light on the unpreparedness of even…


Is Kurti a Nightmare for the International Community Monitoring Kosovo?

He is supposed to be the Prime Minister who will change everything. The victory of Albin Kurti’s party in October and the formation of a new government led by him,…


Albin Kurti – New Hope or New Disappointment?

After months of counting votes, the affair "poison" and tense coalition negotiations between the two parties that won the biggest number of votes, Kosovo has got a new prime minister…


Kurti’s Uphill Domestic and International Battles

Few should envy Kosovo’s next prime minister, most likely Albin Kurti of the Self-Determination Movement. He will face a complex dialogue with Serbia, denied statehood by almost half of the…


Dear Prime Minister

Since October 7, and the first preliminary results, Albin Kurti, leader of Vetëvedonsje, and a candidate for the Prime Minister, enjoyed significant media attention, where he had a chance to…


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