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A dark cloud hangs over Kosovo

January 21st, 2011, Comment & Analysis

The serious allegations made against Kosovo’s current prime minister and former political leader of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), Hashim Thaci, by the Council of Europe’s special rapporteur, Dick Marty, have raised profound questions about the role of the international community in Kosovo prior to, during and since the NATO-led bombing campaign in 1999.

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Strengthening the External Dimensions of Dayton Bosnia

November 11th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

Fifteen years on from the Dayton peace negotiations and subsequent agreement, which was formally signed in Paris on December 14th 1995, Bosnia and Herzegovina remains laden with the burden of its complicated institutional structures and safeguards. With constitutional reform stalled and Bosnia’s Croats resurrecting the idea of a third-entity, Bosnia faces a stalemate that the distant and diminishing prospects of EU membership will struggle to break.

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Bosnia Decides that Very Little Changes

September 29th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

On October 3rd, Bosnia-Herzegovina’s three million-plus voters will have the opportunity to decide which politicians will lead them through the next four years of challenging reforms. Ian Bancroft, founder and co-director of the Balkans peacebuilding organization ‘Transconflict’, discusses the implications in this exclusive contribution for Global Expert Finder.

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Expert: ICJ Ruling Doesn’t Resolve Problem of Kosovo’s Independence

July 23rd, 2010, Comment & Analysis

The United Nations International Court of Justice in The Hague has ruled that Kosovo’s 2008 declaration of independence from Serbia was legal. Sixty nine countries, including the United States, Japan, Germany, France and the United Kingdom have recognized Kosovo’s independence. Global Expert Ian Bancroft comments on the ruling and its consequences for Kosovo’s future on StreetPress.

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Expert: ICJ Ruling Doesn't Resolve Problem of Kosovo’s Independence

July 23rd, 2010, Comment & Analysis

The United Nations International Court of Justice in The Hague has ruled that Kosovo’s 2008 declaration of independence from Serbia was legal. Sixty nine countries, including the United States, Japan, Germany, France and the United Kingdom have recognized Kosovo’s independence. Global Expert Ian Bancroft comments on the ruling and its consequences for Kosovo’s future on StreetPress.

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Ian Bancroft

Co-Founder and Executive Director, TransConflict

July 14th, 2010, Balkans, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Business and Globalization, Civil Society, English, Europe, Europe, French, Kosovo, London, Media, Migration and Integration, Minority Rights, Non-Governmental, Serbia, Spanish, Terrorism, UK, War and Conflict

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Ian Bancroft is co-founder and executive direvtor of Transconflict, an organization undertaking conflict and post-conflict projects and research throughout the Western Balkans. He writes for The Guardian on Western Balkan affairs, focusing primarily on Serbia, Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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