02 April 2020

Washington is stoking a new Balkan crisis


While the coronavirus pandemic preoccupies Washington, the Trump administration is inadvertantly stoking a new conflict in the Balkans. In a hastened effort to forge a settlement between Serbia and Kosovo that would enable U.S. forces to leave the region, the White House could unravel many Western achievements since ending the Yugoslav wars in the 1990s by inciting new regional rivalries. Kosovo is in the midst of a political crisis as the coalition government fell apart on March 25 because of [...]