YUGOSLAVIA: The Specter of Separatism

YUGOSLAV Airlines' Flight 367 from Stockholm to Belgrade had just passed over the northern border of Czechoslovakia last week when an explosion shook the plane. The bomb-stricken DC-9 fell from the skies and crashed near the Bohemian town of Česká Kamenice, killing all but one of the 28 people aboard. A few hours later, another bomb went off on the Ljubljana-to-Belgrade express outside Zagreb, injuring six passengers.

Both blasts, it appears certain, were the work of émigré Croatian terrorists, who want independence for their homeland from rule by Yugoslavia's central government. The...

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