It's the 20-year anniversary of the beginning of the end of Europe's last communist state.
Kosovo is on its way to becoming the latest piece of former Yugoslavia to achieve nationhood. But a bumpy road lies ahead.
Postcard from Sri Lanka
Small and relatively unknown, Macedonia (officially called the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, or FYROM) is the key to stability in the southern Balkans.
After the cold war, Albania became a country of strategic importance to the United States.