The Macedonian doomsday machine
Macedonia’s problems are festering, in part because the EU is failing to take a tougher line with Greece and Bulgaria
Appeared in print on 21.02.2013
Europe has plenty of truly difficult problems to solve. That makes it all the more unforgivable when it leaves the easier ones to fester. A prime example of this is the status of Macedonia: a small ex-Yugoslav country with a population of two million, which wants to join the European Union and NATO.