As with any other important negotiation, the outcome of the September 4 meeting, is likely to be a consensus which saves face for both Kosovo and Serbia and yet delivers a news-worthy headline that an agreement was reached. The agreement, albeit not final and not comprehensive, is likely to be economic in nature, whereby the US will guarantee some kind of financial support for major cross-border infrastructure projects out of which citizens of both Kosovo and Serbia will benefit.

On September 4, the White House will host a high level meeting between Kosovo and Serbia in an effort to get…


“The kind of leadership that’s guided by knowledge and experience, honesty and humility, empathy and grace — that kind of leadership doesn’t just belong in our state capitals and mayor’s offices. It belongs in the White House…That’s why I’m so proud to endorse Joe Biden for president of the United States,” said former president Barack Obama, the American statesman who made history in 2008, by winning what many considered an unwinnable race for him against another — proven — American statesman and hero such as John McCain. …


Almost a week ago, I wrote up a brief piece asking my fellow Albertans to act now and take all possible measures of social distancing as a necessary step in our fight against the novel Coronavirus or COVID-19. I made that plea because of the horrifying stories that were making the headlines in Italy.

Covid-19 is spreading globally at at an unprecedented rate. For a few months after the disease outbreak in Wuhan, China, we felt save and secure in Alberta because we had no confirmed cases. …


Social distancing is now proven to be the most effective way to prevent the spread of coronavirus!

While there are only 19 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Alberta (and slightly over 100 in Canada), the fear from its spreading further is very real. Indeed, today we just learned that Ms. Sophie Trudeau, wife of Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, tested positive for coronavirus and the PM is now in self-isolation.

It is said that the incubation period for the virus is about two weeks. This suggests that a person could have gotten it and spread it to many others before…


For Kosovars, the overwhelming majority of whom are ethnic Albanians, America is second to none. Gallup International polls have constantly ranked Kosovo and, therefore Kosovars, as the most pro-American nation in the world. Indeed, because of their unreserved love, respect, and appreciation for America, Kosovars are shown to be the most approving fans of the US President, Mr. Donald Trump, in the world. …

Faton Tony Bislimi

Tony is an expert of international development and foreign affairs. Born in Kosovo, but educated in the US and Canada, he is a Member of Parliament of Kosovo.

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