Post Profile

What’s in a name? For Macedonia, everything.

When NATO countries meet for their summit in Chicago his May, four countries will be vying for membership in the transatlantic alliance. For the small Balkan country of Macedonia, the only thing holding it back is its name. Bosnia still has some constitutional reforms to enact before it can be eligible for NATO membership. Georgia, recent named an "aspirant" NATO member, has its bid tied up by the Russian occupation of two of its erritories.
read more


Related Posts

NATO Summit Roundup: Pakistan Invited, Arrests at Immigration Rights Protest

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake

Worldwide heads of the National Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), military generals, heads of state from the alliance’s twenty-eight member countries will be coming to Chicago for a summit on May 20-21. The city will be put on lo...

Presenting the Balkan Minorities

News / International Affairs : Global Voices

Fifteen young journalists from six different countries have produced a series of personal stories about representatives of the minorities (in a broad sense) from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, and Macedonia. The stories are...

The NATO non-enlargement summit

News / International Affairs : The Cable

This weekend's NATO summit in Chicago is the first in decades to make little to no progress on the enlargement of the organization, leaving several countries to wait another two years to move toward membership in the world's premier...

Mark V. Vlasic: "Old Country" Bonds: Chicago and the Future of the Atlantic Alliance

News / International Affairs : Huffington Post: World Blog

Despite the fact that NATO might be "the most successful military alliance the world has ever seen," our transatlantic bonds go far beyond combined military operations. They are interwoven into the very fabric of our society.

Documenting the Systematic Decline of Women's Rights in Macedonia

News / International Affairs : Global Voices

Although southeast European countries are progressive in many other ways, the decline of women's reproductive rights in some Western Balkan countries has been a worrying trend. In Macedonia, several small protests have been held in ...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC