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Dec 20 2011

Anti-EU trend turning around in Croatia – while neighbours grow increasingly sceptical of the European Union

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By Jan Sonnenschein While the European Union is being rocked by the crisis of the euro, it seems to be losing its status of the ‘promised land’ in some Western Balkan countries. From mid-2010 to mid-2011, support for joining the … Continue reading

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Dec 20 2011

New meaning for an old relationship: Serbia’s arms deals during Gaddafi’s reign

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By Gjorgji Stamov Abandoned and captured military warehouses and depots in Libya revealed that the now ousted Mohammed Gaddafi kept his arms inventory exceptionally high. It should be no wonder that the civil war in this North African country was … Continue reading

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Nov 2 2011

Kosovo-Serbia Customs Issue: A Continuation of War by Other Means

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By Maja Šoštarić. Since 1999, Serbia inhibited Kosovo’s independence in many ways: it issued Serbian passports for Serbs from the North; it deprived Prishtina from access to local land registers and other documents removed to Belgrade; it limited telecommunication services … Continue reading

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