Tag: Revisiting History

The dictator’s library: A testimony to the limited influence of literature.

revisiting history

By Kristoffer Leandoer Shedding light through Tirana Times in a new and unique way on the life of Albania’s former dictator, Enver...

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Albania Twenty Years After: People on State and Democracy

revisiting history

By Ph. D. Albert Rakipi …Weak or failing institutions, eroding legitimacy of political institutions, distrust of political parties,...

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WITH THE REDS: CAPTAIN TOM STEFAN AND ENVER HOXHA

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          By Peter Lucas             As sometimes happens in life, you search for one thing and find another. So, it...

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Albania and the Soviet Union go to “War”

Foreign Policy

Tirana Observatory revisits one of the most controversial periods of Albanian history: the relations of Albania with the Soviet Union...

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Early Parliamentary Development in Albania – A Brief Survey

Democracy

When a group of intellectuals, tribal leaders, and former Ottoman officials proclaimed the independence of Albania in November 1912, they...

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1945: Albania’s International Relations

Foreign Policy

The following is taken from a report that the American Head of Mission, Jacobs, sent to US State Department in 1945 prior to the official...

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Albania in 1985

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L. Tzounis One essential point must be grasped in order to understand the external economic relations of Albania: from the establishment of...

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