Kosovo – one month old

kosovo.jpg The first month of independence has mostly gone well, but violence in Mitrovica yesterday shows that the opponents of independence can still threaten the new state and that there is a risk that Serbian-inspired partition will harden and Kosovo become a frozen conflict.

This, and more in International Crisis Group briefing  from Pristina.

Also of interest on this topic:

1. ISN Security Watch reporter from Sarajevo predicts more violence in Kosovo: worst still to come

2. ISN alumni and DCAF fellow examines the international reaction to Kosovo’s declaration of independence in Kosovo’s Controversial Independence

See also a local site that maintains a current list of countries who have recognized Kosovo, and those pending to do so.

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