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It's not the post-Yugo republics who have been dragging their feet on Yugo EU accession...

Not that it was really feasible to just put down a couple of armored divisions between the belligerents, unless you wanted to wait until after they were done with the first round of ethnic cleansing.

The American and Israeli experience in Lebanon is that if you intervene in that sort of messy civil war, you end up with no perceptible strategic gain, no perceptible humanitarian improvement, and all the locals hating your guts.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Tue Mar 5th, 2013 at 05:21:27 AM EST
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