by Patrick Moore In most languages, including those of the region itself, the word “Balkan” conjures up wild and primitive images. Conse-quently, it was easy for foreign publics to blame the war in the former Yugoslavia in 1991 on “ancient hatreds,” “tribal animosities,” “age-old religious conflicts,” and the like. What such reactions failed to take […]

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