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The Kosovo Test

It's hard to keep track of the Balkans, with all those disputed borders, ethnic hatreds and separatist movements. But the Feb. 17 declaration of independence by...

The Golf Game: Croatia's Approach Shot

Bill Clinton was on the White House putting green on a sunny July day in 1995 when he and his advisers decided to consider military intervention in the Balkans...

The Skeletons of Kurt Waldheim

When I met Kurt Waldheim in Vienna in 1994, the Balkans were doubly at issue, a generation apart. Though I lived in the Austrian capital, I was spending most of...

Thwarted Justice

Upon hearing of Slobodan Milosevic's death, Serbian President Boris Tadic could not find any family members in Milosevic's native Serbia to accept his...

Lighting Up The Balkans

Tobacco giants may be in trouble over litigation and advertising bans around the world, but there are still some places where Marlboro Man can hang his hat. In...

Bullish On the Balkans

The black eye Milen Veltchev was sporting last week was not, he insists, the result of a run-in with a disgruntled taxpayer. Sure, Veltchev has had some awkward...

Withdrawal Pains

Plenty of places in the world have heard the cry "Yankee, go home!" But in the Balkans a great many people might soon be saying, "Yankee, please stay." It would...

'Not Alone in the Balkans'

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002Weeks after the E.U.'s foreign policy chief, Javier Solana, launched a mission to persuade Montenegro's leaders to reconsider plans for a...

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