The Least Worst Way Forward: The Independence of Kosovo is a Flawed and Fragile Thing
Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher(s): Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Author(s): Timothy Garton Ash
Series: Hoover Digest
Coverage: Kosovo (Serbia)
Kosovo’s declaration of independence February 17, 2008, is so hedged about with conditions, obligations, and reservations, many of them concerning protection for the remaining Serbian minorities, so replete with commitments to consult, honor, and obey the province’s international patrons, that it is also a declaration of dependence.