Trump's gambit in the Balkans

Nina Markovic Khaze, Perparim Xhaferi

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Twenty-five years after brokering the Dayton Peace Accords, which effectively ended the Bosnian conflict, Europe’s bloodiest war since the Second World War, Washington is once again acting as a de facto security guarantor in the Western Balkans. This comes despite more than seven years of (ongoing) European Union–led mediation efforts to find a comprehensive solution “in line with international law and EU acquis” between Serbia and Kosovo (both EU membership aspirants) that promises to provide a foundation for the lasting peace in the region.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Interpreter
Publication statusPublished - 16 Sept 2020


  • US Foreign Policy
  • Balkans
  • Kosovo
  • Serbia


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