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
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...
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 ...
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...
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.