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  • Kosovo Liberal Army
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    Kosovo has encountered some hard times. Ethnic Albanians claim themselves to be the descendants of the ancient, Kosovo's first inhabitants. The Serbs believe that Kosovo is the cradle of their history and culture. Both have different wants; the Serbs with to have "their" land while the Albanians, which make up ninety percent of the population, want an independent nation. Many of the troubles evolved from World War II when the country was torn on whether or not to support t Hitler and his movemen...
  • International Peace Plan In 1999
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    Kosovo Peace Accord Nancy PayteXYZ College of Arts Kosovo Peace Accord Kosovo is the southern province of Yugoslavia and is spread over an area of approximately 4300 miles; of the two million population, 90% are Muslims and 10% are Serbs. The Muslims had been demanding independence for the past few years but the Yugoslavian President Slobodan Milosovic played the butcher's role by shelling and destroying valleys of the Albanian Muslims. The Serbs, under his orders, committed heinous crimes, whic...
  • Militarized Mythology Of Kosovo
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    The Bridge Betrayed portrays from a human perspective assault on Bosnia and the resistance by Bosnian's. It shows how the genocide was motivated and justified through the manipulation of the mythology of Kosovo which culminated at the 600th anniversary passion play of Kosovo, the remembrance of the death of Prince Lazar -- portrayed as a Christ-figure, fighting the Turks at the battle of Kosovo in 1389, the 'Serbian Golgotha. ' Slobodan Milosevic and Serbian religious nationalists, including the...
  • Ethnic Albanians Conflicts With Serbian Officials
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    Kosovo: Conflicts Between Serbians and Ethnic Albanians. Introduction A. Thesis- The conflict between the Serbs and Albanians shows us the amount of intolerance with religious, political, and racial conflicts throughout the history of the relationship between the Serbs and Albanians. II. History of Kosovo. Battles 1.1913 Albanian rebellion against Serbian officials. 2. The cause was the rape of an Albanian women. B. Kosovo's extra problems. Religious conflicts. Albania religion 1. Islamic belief...
  • Fact Of Serbs In Kosovo
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    There has been a conflict for quite some time now between the people of once Serbia now Yugoslavia and the Islamic countries bordering them. The grudge can be traced back over 600 years to the first battle. The hatred between the two sides is still endures. No one knows exactly when the repugnance started, but the situation was understood. During the time of the Ottoman Empire the Turks were terrorizing most of Europe, ferociously converting people into Islam. The other option was death. The Ser...
  • Balance Of Power Theory
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    The Balance of Power Theory and It's Application to Kosovo Ideas are the corner-stones of International Relations and Diplomacy. These ideas are often titled theories, a term that grants the ideas a certain degree of credibility in application, though they remain theories; they cannot be proved., only applied intelligently in hopes of arriving at the correct conclusion. One theory concerning the Balance of Power (BOP) falls under the Neo-Realist analysis of conflict within the International syst...
  • Political Level President Milosevic
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    'I wouldn't mind if they needed to take [Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic] out,' said Chris Walter, 23, a college student living in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. I felt the same way about Saddam Hussein. I think the longer you keep the problem around, the sooner it is going to come back and bite you. ' From the Washington Post April 18th, 1999 The horrors of the atrocities committed against Kosovo such as the targeted attacks on civilians, 'ethnic cleansing', and most certainly mass murder have a gr...
  • Serbs On Croatia
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    The conflict in the Balkans is interesting because for years, reporters and politicians have touted it as being the result of ancient ethnic hatred. The first phase of Yugoslavian disintegration can be attributed to the conditions of the people living in Kosovo, an autonomous province of Yugoslavia. In 1981, the socioeconomic conditions in Kosovo were far worse than those in the other republics of Yugoslavia. Poverty was rampant and unemployment was around twenty percent as compared to about two...
  • Serbs In Kosovo
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    Kosovo, the province of the previous Yugoslavia is in the center of attention of the whole world. Not many people know, what was really going on in the cruelest war in the Balkans of southeast Europe. Why Kosovars have been fighting for their independence-did they even have the right to do that This is the most common question asked in many conversations of concerned people around the world. Kosovars, though they share a long common history with the Serbs, have a right and reasons to establish t...
  • Ethnic Albanian Population In Kosovo
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    For all this years Serbians were considered a minority group. In the past years Clinton administration's started to increase their involvement in the conflict in Serbia's Kosovo province where threatening new economic sanctions and NATO interventions against Yugoslavia, to increasing military and intelligence ties with Albania. Bordering Albania and Macedonia, Kosovo is the southern province of present-day Serbia, which, together with Montenegro, makes up what remains of the Federal Republic of ...
  • Regions Of Former Yugoslavia
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    Recently, there has been much fighting in the former country of Yugoslavia, involving all ethnicities and religious groups and without making a difference between military or civilians. Diplomats have been hard at work to attempt to resolve the differences that led to conflict and bloodshed, but it has proven to be a very difficult thing to do with extremely limited success. To understand the situation, it has to be realized that a big part of the problem lies in the geography of the region and ...
  • Milosevic And His Serb Forces
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    Kosovo is a southern province of Serbia, the core of the former Yugoslavia. Slobodan Milosevic is currently president of Yugoslavia. He has been president in Serbia since 1989. In 1989, President Slobodan Milosevic stripped Kosovo of its autonomous status and declared the Albanian language unofficial. Yugoslavia came on the edge of economical collapse under his role. The crisis and war he has started with Kosovo is his third war. Last year violence broke out between Serbian police (MUP) and rebe...
  • Serbs Against The Ethnic Albanians
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    Genocide throughout History Throughout the history of mankind, horrific acts of genocide have been committed. The Crusades, the Native American being murdered by the Europeans, the Forced Famine in the Ukraine and the Killing Fields of Cambodia are all examples of genocide (Altman, 55). The word genocide comes from the Greek phrase genes meaning race or tribe and Latin root cide meaning to kill (Altman, 13). Genocide can be defined as acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part a ...
  • Religious Communities Muslim And Orthodox
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    Fabric of the Balkan War: Religious Conflict In America's diverse culture, the notion of a civil war charged with religious conflict is hard to grasp. But religious identity is present constantly in the antagonisms that have fragmented the Balkans for centuries - setting neighbor against neighbor, Muslims against Orthodox Christians, and Orthodox Christians against Western Christians, who are represented, at least symbolically in the current conflict, by NATO. More than anywhere else in Europe, ...

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