Krenar Gashi

blogs, opinions and some other writings

Progress Report for Kosovo: Same Alarms, No Surprises

This year’s Progress Report for Kosovo was fascinatingly predictable. The country is praised for progress achieved in all three areas where the European Union had direct involvement or interest, while … Continue reading

November 15, 2014

Kosovo Elections: Has Everything Changed

Once the preliminary results of June 8 parliamentary elections in Kosovo were published and the country passed an important test of its democratic consolidation, a new bigger challenge has emerged. … Continue reading

June 12, 2014

Kosovo Elections Mark an Important Turn

Sunday elections marked two important steps for democratic consolidation of Kosovo. Firstly, the state institutions as well as the whole society was mobilised to guarantee free and fair election. Unlike … Continue reading

June 10, 2014

War Crimes and Eulex’s Broken Kettle

Kosovo already has an EU rule of law Mission, EULEX; the idea to establish another international criminal tribunal for Kosovo to deal with war crimes is both superfluous and absurd. … Continue reading

March 22, 2014