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This year will be a decisive one for Serbia. Many considered the elections that were held on April 24 as a sort of national referendum. Not only did the vote give pro-European Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic a parliamentary majority, it also gave him a mandate to put the biggest country to come out of the former Yugoslavia on a path toward decoupling with Russia. The stage is now set for a fierce political battle that will have strategic importance not only for Serbia’s internal stability, but for regional security overall.
Professor Dr. Blerim Reka
As incumbent leaders seek to extend their time in power beyond legal limits, ‘third-termism’ or ‘constitutional coups’ have become a hot topic in African politics. In Rwanda, where leadership changes have always been accompanied by ethnic strife and violence, the constitution is being changed to allow a third term to President Paul Kagame. The country’s brutal hist...
Teresa Nogueira Pinto