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NATO Is Expanding, and Everyone Is Curiously Silent

Macedonia has existed, technically, for only about a year. Not the nation
itself—that country, an outgrowth of the Yugoslavian collapse, will soon be
entering its fourth decade as an independent polity. But “North Macedonia” only
came into being in early 2019, when
the Macedonian government in Skopje officially changed the country’s name from
“Macedonia.” The name change eased an ongoing dispute with the Greek
government, which claimed that Macedonian nationalists had designs on the similarly named
region in northern Greece. The
dispute was, for a region buffeted by bloodshed in the 1990s, a clear victory
for the forces of dialogue. “They had imagination, they took the risk, they
were ready …read more

Source:: The New Republic



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