Edi Rama Is Building Bridges to Europe—or Nowhere
As an artist, he dreamed of the West. As Albanian prime minister, the West is letting him down.
The Trump Administration Is Helping Kill Albania’s Democracy
The State Department’s latest intervention in a European election served nobody’s interests at all.
Partition in Kosovo Will Lead to Disaster
Ill-advised land swaps and population transfers won’t bring peace. They’re more likely to revive the bloodshed that plagued the Balkans during the 1990s.
For Serbs, Switzerland Isn’t Neutral
Serbia’s nationalist soccer fans hoped to restore their national pride by beating a Swiss team led by Kosovar stars. Instead, the Kosovo-born Xherdan Shaqiri handed them a humiliating defeat.
Bolton’s Ascent Gives Iranian Group a New Lease on Life
With a supporter in the White House, the MEK might finally have a voice in U.S. policy.
An Assassination Could Be Just What Kosovo Needed
A tragic death could spark a lasting peace in the Balkans’ most restive region.
Balkan Conspiracy Theories Come to Capitol Hill
A group of GOP senators is spreading false allegations from a shadowy organization and supporting the region’s corrupt and undemocratic forces.
Albanian Prime Minister: Trump Is the ‘Shame of Our Civilization’
In an exclusive interview with FP on Wednesday, the Albanian prime minister bashed Donald Trump for his anti-Muslim rhetoric.
Albania Claims to Have Destroyed Almost All of the Country’s Marijuana
In its latest crackdown on marijuana growth, Albania claims to have destroyed nearly all of the country's drug crop.