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The making of a failed state: the case of Kosovo

By Spyros Economides


The status of Kosovo remains an issue more than three years after its unilateral declaration of independence. Since then, Kosovo has been maintained, as a state, by an international presence and commitment. This article suggests that the history of this commitment has been the cause of state failure and that we are at a critical juncture in the future of this state

Topics: JA Political science (General), JZ International relations
Publisher: Springer
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.1007/s12290-011-0182-2
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Provided by: LSE Research Online
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