The Plans of Yugoslavia and the West to Replace the Albanian Regime after the Cominform Resolution

  • Jurij Hadalin Inštitut za novejšo zgodovino, Kongresni trg 1, SI-1000 Ljubljana
Keywords: Yugoslavia, the West, Albania, Josip Broz Tito, Enver Hoxha, the Balkans Pact, intelligence services, Yugoslav–Albanian relations


On the basis of the available archive sources of Yugoslav and foreign origins, the following contribution focuses on the lesser–known aspect of the Yugoslav-Albanian relations after their deterioration. The article roughly outlines the plans, operations, concerns and expectations of five states which tried to alter the situation in Albania to their own advantage more or less successfully. Naturally, despite their common goal these states often had conflicting interests.