New AtlanticistJun 2, 2023
Five questions (and expert answers) about the recent clashes in Kosovo
By Atlantic Council experts
Protests this week in Kosovo when local officials took office resulted in injuries to NATO peacekeeping troops—and in fears of a further escalation of violence. Atlantic Council experts answer the critical questions.
Cameron Munter is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and Europe Center. He is also a senior fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the CEVRO Institute in Prague. Cameron spent three decades in the U.S. Foreign Service, where he served as ambassador to Pakistan between 2010-2012 (the time of the Bin Laden raid) and to Serbia between 2007-2009 (during the Kosovo independence crisis). He was NSC Director in the Clinton and Bush White Houses and served overseas in Warsaw, Prague, Bonn, and twice in Iraq.
After retirement from the diplomatic service, Cameron served as President and CEO of the EastWest Institute in New York from 2015-2019, where he led extensive global track-two mediation efforts and directed global conflict prevention initiatives. He has taught international relations at Pomona College, diplomatic practice at Columbia Law School, and history at UCLA. Cameron received his BA in German Studies from Cornell University and earned a PhD in history from Johns Hopkins University. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Academy of Diplomacy and serves on corporate and nonprofit boards around the world.