Albania

  • February 18, 2008  

    Despite pressure from Serbia and Russia, the province of Kosovo declared itself independent from Serbia on Sunday. Ambassador Frank Wisner, the U.S. special envoy to Kosovo, discusses the implications of the Albanian-majority province’s declaration of independence. Continue reading

  • March 10, 1997  

    For the past week Albania, western Europe’s poorest country, has been under a state of emergency. It’s southern half has been seized by opposition groups, spurned on by a populace who have lost their life savings in failed pyramid schemes. Continue reading