Rok Zupančič

Rok Zupančič

Rok Zupančič is a Marie Curie post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz. He earned his PhD at University of Ljubljana (Faculty of Social Sciences) on the topic on conflict prevention in Kosovo and the role of international organizations in the country. Before joining University of Graz, he worked as Assistant Professor at University of Ljubljana, teaching the courses on international and regional security (Security in international relations, Common security and defence policy, Security in Southeast Europe, Conflict studies, Theory of strategy).

No Silver Lining as Balkans Lose Another Moderate Politician

In his last interview, published in the magazine Vreme in September 2017, Oliver Ivanović stated: "Let me be clear. The people (the Serbs in the northern Kosovo) are not afraid of the Albanians, but of the Serbs, the local strongmen and the criminals, who drive around in jeeps without car plates. Illegal drugs are being sold at every corner, every parent is afraid of this. This has also been the case before, but not to such an extent and these people have earlier not behaved as arrogant as nowadays. The police watches...