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  • Kosovo: The Plot Thickens

    05/12/2006 7:23:07 PM PDT · by A. Pole · 17 replies · 674+ views
    Chronicles Magazine ^ | 12 May 2006 | Srdja Trifkovic
    For a long time the proponents of Kosovo’s independence have acted as if the game was up, that all that remained was for the “international community” to settle on the formula for independence—and for Serbia to sign on the dotted line under pressure. Until recently, many old Balkan hands in the world’s capitals that matter expected that by the end of 2006 it would be all over. There are recent signs, however, that “it” won’t be over that soon, and that the outcome is by no means preordained. It did not look that way when the United Nations abandoned its...
  • 'Noose Tightening' Around War Crimes Fugitive

    06/10/2005 10:34:12 AM PDT · by Racehorse · 14 replies · 596+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | 10 June 2005
    He once declared that he was God, and ordered his Serb artillery to scorch the brains of Bosnian Muslims in Sarajevo. General Ratko Mladic kept a goat he called Madeleine Albright, and until a few years ago, openly dined at fancy Belgrade restaurants or watched soccer matches. Now, Serbian authorities say the noose is tightening around the wartime Bosnian Serb army commander, a top UN war crimes fugitive, whos been eluding capture for nearly a decade on charges he helped mastermind Europes worst massacre of civilians since the Second World War. Although Serbian police today denied reports that Mladics exact...