Threats To Stability

June 2012
Emerging Europe Monitor: South East Europe Monitor;Jun2012, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p9
Country Report
The article focuses on the political stability risk posed by the dispute between ethnic Macedonian majority, and ethnic Albanian minority in Macedonia. It notes the isolated outbreaks of violence in 2011 which is said to possibly lead a more widespread social unrest. The author further highlights the anticipation of the government to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) which will hold a summit in Chicago, Illinois on May 19-20, 2012.


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