In consultation with our partners, and a survey of over 400 experts in political violence and violent extremism, the RESOLVE Network identified the Balkans/Caucasus as one of the Network regions of focus. Explore our research library, view our Network partners, or login to connect with our community of experts

Resource Library

Partner Publication
Returning Foreign Fighters and the Reintegration Imperative
Georgia Holmer and Adrian Shtuni
This report aims to help policymakers and practitioners navigate the challenges of developing effective programs to rehabilitate and reintegrate foreign fighters returning from Syria and Iraq into…
The Islamic State narrative in Kosovo deconstructed one story at a time
Kosovar Centre for Security Studies
Resolve Publication
The Governance Nexus: Surveying the Research on Violent Extremism, Governance Failures, and the Quest for Political Legitimacy
Kateira Aryaeinejad, Galen Englund, Candace Rondeaux, Prakhar Sharma, and Megan A. Stewart
With contributions from scholars based at American University, Yale, and several others working in and around the US international development and security community, this paper examines the…
Kosovo – The Final Frontier? From Transitional Administration to Transitional Statehood
Gow, James
The declaration of independence by the Kosovo authorities on 17 February 2008 was an exception founded on an exception. A territory that had been subject to international humanitarian action that was…
The Protection of Civilians: An Evolving Paradigm?
Gordon, Stuart
Whilst the protection of civilians (POC) in conflict has been a recurring feature of the humanitarian discourse the same has not been true in military doctrines, where the protection of civilians has…
Whither Kosovo? Whither democracy?
Goldstone, Richard J.
In September 1999, the Independent International Commission for Kosovo held its first meeting in Stockholm with a brief to analyze objectively the Kosovo crisis that led to the first ever military…

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Balkans / Caucasus Experts

Kateira Aryaeinejad
Resolve User
Monica Duffy Toft
Resolve User
Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers
Local knowledge and conflict transformation
International Security Studies