Albania: Revolution By Balloon

Revolution By Balloon

The avowed aim of exiled King Leka I, as he calls himself, is to overthrow the communist government of Albania. As far as the authorities are concerned, that is so much hot air. Now the would-be sovereign, who lives in South Africa, % intends to make use of that very commodity to further his ambition.

Leka, the son of Albania's first and last native-born monarch, King Zog, told the South African newspaper Business Day last week that he plans to launch a blitz by balloon, attaching leaflets advocating revolution to helium bags and floating them over his homeland. With the rest...