World of States Modern Day Sovereignty Issues – 192 sovereign states, East Timor has submitted its application to become a sovereign state. So near 193 A) Likely new States -Palestine and Israel have tried to become two separate states. -Greenland will become a state soon, its a colony of Denmark now. B) Possibly future states -Scotland, part of the United Kingdom not a State. -Quebec (French Culture), trying to vote themselves independent. C) Violently trying to be a state -Chechenia (Province in Russia), trying to get independent wars over a decade. -Basque ethnic group, Transnistria in Moldova, Kurds D) Can never become states -Taiwan, Kosovo, South Ossetia Abkhazia Kosovo – Former Yugoslavia crumbles and Turns into 4 independent sovereign states Serbia is the core of whats left. The Ethnic Serbs conduct acts of genocide in Bosnia. – Slobodan Milosevic, President, was picking up and hurting the people in Kosovo. – US and NATO went in and bombed Serbia. Then Took over Kosovo, US and NATO stabilized Kosovo.
- Fall '08
- World War II, Sovereign state, Kosovo