The Case for Kosova: Passage to Independence
Anna Di Lellio
Anthem Press, 2006 - History - 208 pages
This book makes the case for the independence of Kosova - the former province of 'old Yugoslavia' and now temporarily a United Nations-led International protectorate - at a time in which international diplomacy is deeply involved in solving the contested issue of its 'Final Status'. Negotiations began in January 2006 under the auspices of a United Nations Special Envoy, and have been given renewed impetus by the international community's determination to arrive at a solution.' The Case for Kosova' aims to contribute to these negotiations, by providing informed arguments for a different approach to the issue of Kosova's status beyond the limitations of current debates. Its aim is to counteract the anti-Albanian propaganda waged by some parties, but never to propose a counter-propaganda hostile to others or to the goals of a democratic Kosova. Debates on Kosova have largely concentrated on a specific aspect of the issue: either on ideology and myth construction (ignoring translations into practice); on geo-politics (missing the deep implications for stability and security); or on policy (lacking a conceptual understanding of both ideologies and processes). Until now, no book has linked these different fields in a persuasive manner. 'The Case for Kosova' fills this gap with an intellectually challenging and politically relevant commentary from key players in the debate.
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Perhaps many more people should read this book to understand why Kosova Albanians had no other choice but to separate from occupying apoarheid Serbian policy, though Kosova should have never been under Serbia. I would specifically recommend this to my fellow Canadian former army general MacKenzie so he might sto spreading lies. Though I would never take seriously comments of a general who'sipoldier was tighter like a dog for a pole by the same Serbians who he wholeheartedly supports in their bloody genocidal policy they exercised not only over Albanians but also Bosnians and Croats as well.
Is Kosova a late creation of the Yugoslav state and should
Were Albanians always on the side of the Ottoman
Is it true that Albanians in Kosova are not Albanians
Is it true that Albanians invaded Kosova?
Is it true that Albanians are responsible for an orchestrated
Was the Albanian opposition to the Serb Kingdoms
O Is the complaint about the Serb states deportation
Is it true that Albanians collaborated with Nazi Germany
Was the former 1999 NATO intervention an illegal
Is it true that the NATO bombing and the KLA were
Were Albanians responsible for reverse ethnic
Is it true that an independent Kosova will inevitably
Is it true that a human rights culture respectful
Would Kosova survive economically as an independent
Is it true that Kosova cannot govern itself and needs
Is it true that Kosova is a clannish society still regulated
Have Albanians been against a peaceful solution
Have Albanian terrorism and separatism been the cause
Was the KLA a criminal terrorist and Islamist
Is it true that there is no right of selfdetermination
Is Greater Albania a threat?
Is it true that decentralization is the key to security