Europe’s Soft Underbelly
The United States and Europe must invest more to help Belgrade and Pristina find common ground
Albin Kurti won a convincing victory in recent elections. But he faces strong headwinds in charting a fresh new course for his country, both domestically and abroad.
Covid-19 is the latest of many emergencies used to amplify propaganda narratives in the region.
The ongoing dialogue is in disarray, with the latest US-brokered agreement between the two sides a mishmash of commitments. The Biden administration needs to coordinate efforts with European allies to present a common agenda if it’s to get Belgrade and Pristina to “yes.”