Nations In Transit Brief: Freeing the Captured State in Macedonia – What Role for EU Accession? (2017)
Dr. Simonida Kacarska (European Policy Institute) & Freedom House
In spring 2017, a new coalition government formed in Macedonia, ending 10 years of increasingly authoritarian governance under the previous regime. This brief examines the opportunity for undoing state capture in Macedonia, and how the European Union can best help Macedonia take advantage of this urgent window of opportunity.