If the West is still serious about Kosovo’s sovereignty and the security of the region, it ought to act like it.
Sidita Kushi, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Bridgewater State University and a Non-Residential Fellow at the Center for Strat... egic Studies (CSS) at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. She has served as a research director at the Center for Strategic Studies, where she led the Military Intervention Project (MIP). She is the author of Dying by the Sword: The Militarization of U.S. Foreign Policy (2023, Oxford University Press) and academic articles on military interventions, intrastate conflict, as well as the gendered dynamics of economic crises, published in The Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Relations, Comparative European Politics, European Security, World Affairs, International Labour Review, Mediterranean Quarterly, amongst others. Sidita also contributes to public scholarship within outlets such as Foreign Affairs, The Washington Post, MSNBC, The National Interest, and openDemocracy. Sidita holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northeastern University (2018), an M.A. in Political Science/Economics from Northeastern University (2013), and a B.A. in Economics and International Studies from St. John Fisher College (2010).