Tag: Pristina

EU Politics

The contradictions of Kosovo

In the 6 years since I was last in Pristina, Kosovo, everything has changed yet nothing has changed. In 2003 it was a UN Protectorate, now it’s an ‘independent’ country. Then it was emerging from a post-conflict situation, now it’s generally stable. Before everything felt temporary, now the investments feel […]


The Liège baggage truck incident

I was due to fly today from Liège to Pristina with BelleAir, and Italian cheap airline. Why is such a company flying from Liège to Pristina I asked myself? And will it work? Well the answer to that is that it doesn’t. I’m writing this from Brussels as the flight […]