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See this from Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kosovo_Polje

The fact that the place resonates with the population to this day shows that 700 year old animosities lie just below the surface. To hold a grudge for 700 years means that something is going on, even if the level of violence is suppressed by the rulers.

Yugoslavia was a "success" because Tito kept on lid on things, not because he fixed them. Once the top of the pressure cooker was removed, boom!

I remain puzzled.

Policies not Politics
---- Daily Landscape

by rdf (robert.feinman@gmail.com) on Fri Dec 14th, 2007 at 12:01:08 PM EST
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