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Kosovo: The Path to Contested Statehood in the Balkans
Kosovo is the most important issue in contemporary Europe - and potentially the most explosive. This book presents an objective and up to date history of Kosovo's contested path to the declaration ofExpand
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The Foreign Policy of Counter Secession: Preventing the Recognition of Contested States
How do states prevent the recognition of territories that have unilaterally declared independence? At a time when the issue of secession is becoming increasingly significant on the world stage, thisExpand
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Greek‐Turkish rapprochement: The impact of disaster diplomacy'?
This article challenges the widely held view that the Greek‐Turkish rapprochement of 1999 was the direct result of the collaboration following the earthquakes that hit both countries that year. TheExpand
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From autonomy to independence: the evolution of international thinking on Kosovo, 1998–2005
When Kosovo declared independence, in February 2008, it was quickly recognized by the USA and by most of the European Union (EU). However, just 10 years earlier, these states had taken a veryExpand
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Crisis and Conciliation: A Year of Rapprochement Between Greece and Turkey
When Abdullah Ocalan, leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), was arrested in February 1999, it marked a turning point in relations between Greece and Turkey. As the country's most wanted man,Expand
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Forging EU Foreign Policy Unity from Diversity: The ‘Unique Case’ of the Kosovo Status Talks
This article explores the way in which the European Union (EU) attempted to forge a united position on the question of Kosovo over the course of the latter stages of the status process, which ranExpand
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The Cyprus Problem: What Everyone Needs to Know
For nearly 60 years--from its uprising against British rule in the 1950s, to the bloody civil war between Greek and Turkish Cypriots in the 1960s, the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in the 1970s, and theExpand
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The United Kingdom and EU enlargement in the Western Balkans: from ardent champion of expansion to Post-Brexit irrelevance
Abstract This article examines the United Kingdom’s approach to the question of European Union enlargement in the Western Balkans. It shows that while Britain had no traditional attachment to theExpand
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The Security Dimensions of a Cyprus Solution
As a new round of talks to reunify Cyprus continues, there is a real sense that a solution might at long last be possible. Significantly, there also seems to be a desire by the two sides to reachExpand
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