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How about the guys who pushed for Kosovar independence behind the back of the UN? That qualifies as nutty in my book. And they certainly had more than tacit support from certain Great Powers...

Although I must say that I did put "Balkan nutter" in scare quotes precisely because they aren't quite as much nuts as they are sometimes made out to be.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Sun Aug 10th, 2008 at 02:28:21 AM EST
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The problem in Kosovo as in Bosnia was creating the conditions for wars that inevitably required separation.

I'm not of the illusion that the Kosovo Albanians could ever live under the Serbs again. But when you prop up the KLA and diminish the importance of Rugova, then a separation WILL HAPPEN.

by Upstate NY on Sun Aug 10th, 2008 at 02:27:53 PM EST
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