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The problem occurred in 1999.

After Rambouillet, this was the only possible result.

Kosovo is punishment to the Serbs for Bosnia.

There's no other way around it.

The fighting in Kosovo never needed to happen. Peace was in the offing. The EU and NATO chose the Kosovo Albanian side in 1999. Everything that came after is inevitability. The idea that Kosovo could exist inside Serbia is almost preposterous. A war is SURE to happen if the Albanians didn't get Kosovo, and that war would suck in Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, maybe even Albania.

That's why this is happening. They are choosing the possibility of trouble over certain trouble.

Unfortunately, our diplomats made this mess themselves, but they don't have the means to clean it up. In many ways, Kosovo was prelude to Iraq.

by Upstate NY on Sun Feb 17th, 2008 at 07:26:46 PM EST
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