Author profile: James Ker-Lindsay

James Ker-Lindsay is Senior Research Fellow in the Politics of South East Europe at the London School of Economics. His books include Kosovo: The Path to Contested Statehood in the Balkans (I.B.Tauris, 2009), The Cyprus Problem: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2011) and The Foreign Policy of Counter Secession: Preventing the Recognition of Contested States (Oxford University Press, 2012). Follow him at Twitter

Engaging with Contested States: How Much Interaction Constitutes Recognition?

James Ker-Lindsay • Sep 10 2013 • Articles
The issue of engagement without recognition, where states interact (or choose not to interact) with ‘contested states’ is of increasing importance and raises issues of real practical significance.

The Significance of Kosovo*

James Ker-Lindsay • Mar 3 2012 • Articles
Four years after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia, a more comprehensive settlement that ties up all the loose ends between Belgrade and Pristina is needed.

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