The contemporary political history of the Serbian province of Kosovo

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Reconstructing states: Protectorate of Kosovo
By Jean-Arnault Dérens, Le Monde diplomatique, December 2003. Kosovo is governed by the UN, run by international administrators (some of whom have proved corrupt), financed by aid, the remissions of exiles, and crime. Serbian and Albanian politicians will scarcely speak to each other, let alone negotiate seriously about the future.
Threat of enduring nationalism: Kosovo's rival histories
By Jean-Arnault Dérens, Le Monde diplomatique, July 2005. Negotiations on the status of Kosovo will start later this year. If the rights of all who live in or want to return to Kosovo are to be guaranteed, there has to be cooperation between the communities, not supremacy alternating between Serbs and Albanians.