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Humanitarian Intervention in the Balkans

Nicholas Morris*

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Assesses the success of the two humanitarian interventions in the Balkans – Bosnia in 1995 and Kosovo in 1999 – from the perspective of humanitarian organizations. It argues how, ironically, the ... More


Contemporary Violence: Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya

Cerwyn Moore

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075995
eISBN:
9781781702697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book draws on several years of field research, as well as hermeneutic global politics and analysis of empirical source material, in order to shed light on contemporary violence. Drawing on ... More


Why We Do What We Do

Jana Arsovska

in Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 2 provides a chronological as well as theoretically founded introduction to the origins of Albanian organized crime in Albania, Kosovo, and Macedonia. It studies the impact of wars, ... More


A Land of Violence and Fear

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0022
Subject:
History, Political History

Pardew shifts to the State Department effort to respond to growing tensions between Serbia and the Albanians in Kosovo. When traditional Kosovo Albanian leaders fail to restore autonomy by political ... More


Argument of Force

Fred C. Abrahams

in Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on Albania’s involvement in the Kosovo war of 1998–1999. Most Albanians in Kosovo cheered the establishment of pluralism in Albania and the creation of the Democratic Party (DP) ... More


Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Fred C. Abrahams

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In the early 1990s, Albania, arguably Europe’s most closed and repressive state, began a startling transition out of forty years of self-imposed Communist isolation. Albanians who were not allowed to ... More


A Formula

Fred C. Abrahams

in Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on Albania’s clandestine support of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) during the Kosovo war of 1998–1999. On March 5, 1998, Serbian forces attacked Adem Jashari, a local KLA ... More


To War

Fred C. Abrahams

in Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on Albania’s role in the Kosovo war of 1998–1999. The ceasefire in Kosovo, combined with international monitors, benefited the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA). Slobodan Milosevic ... More


Introduction: Ethnic Mob on the Rise

Jana Arsovska

in Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

By 2003 ethnic Albanian organized crime reached its height on the agendas of many Western countries. International and governmental agencies have depicted Albanian organized crime as an emerging and ... More


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