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Slovenia in the UN Security Council 1998-1999: Experiences and Approaches

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By Milan Jazbec Slovenia established its statehood in the period of the immense structural changes that accompanied the end of the Cold...

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Albania as Political Laboratory – the Development of the Albanian State during the 20th Century

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By Bernd J. Fischer Both the creation of the Albanian state and its various experiments with political structure in the twentieth century...

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Introducing Political Islam among the Albanian Muslims

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By Rigels Lenja Introduction Countries of the western Balkans have faced during the years a long list of problems from corruption, illegal...

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Albania´s Economy 30 Years After

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By Franz-Lothar Altmann Since its start as an independent sovereign state Albania has tried several different models of how to organize the...

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Collective memory building and the emergence of the politics of anti-politics in post-totalitarian Albania

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By Altin Gjeta Introduction Albania experienced one of the harshest communist regimes in the world after communist party came to power at...

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Statebuilding and democracy in post-communist Albania

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by Ines Stasa Introduction With the regime change in Albania one of the main concerns was the upcoming constitutional and institutional...

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The EU-Western Balkans Market Integration

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By Andi Hoxhaj Introduction The EU enlargement policy for the Western Balkans was at a standstill between 2003-2018, largely, in part, due...

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Postwar: Albanian-American Relations after 1945

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By Elidor Mëhilli In his recently published book Stalin and the Fate of Europe: The Postwar Struggle for Sovereignty, Norman Naimark, one...

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Excerpts from “Faik Konitza – Life in Washington”

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By Ilir Konomi An Albanian legation in Washington On July 11, 1926, a sturdy, handsome man by the name of Faik Bey Konitza arrived from...

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Albania and the United States during the Interwar Period: An Overview

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By Bernd J. Fischer Albania’s foreign relations during the 1920s and 1930s were dominated by the growing connection between...

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