February 12, 2008Diplomacy and International Institutions
Washington’s representative to talks on Kosovo, Frank G. Wisner, says Serbia will never recognize an independent Kosovo and that Russia’s role has been “unbelievably regrettable.”
March 7, 2008Kosovo
Interview: CFR’s Charles A. Kupchan says recognizing Kosovo as independent is the best pragmatic solution from a list of bad options.
December 18, 2007Kosovo
Charles A. Kupchan, CFR’s top Europe expert, says with Kosovo on the cusp of announcing independence, he finds the continued Russian opposition “perplexing.”
December 5, 2007Peacekeeping
Richard C. Holbrooke, the architect of the Dayton Accords that ended the Bosnia war, says Russia’s uncooperative attitude in Kosovo combined with western inaction could spark renewed conflict.
February 6, 2007Race and Ethnicity
A top U.S. State Department official on Balkan policy says Serbia must begin participating in final talks over the conditional independence of Kosovo or face increased isolation from Europe.