Is This the End For Milosevic?

To hear Slobodan Milosevic tell it, his surrender to NATO was the happy ending to a fairy tale. Appearing before his bombed-out, beleaguered nation on TV last Thursday, he said, "The aggression ended. Peace prevailed. Dear citizens, happy peace to us all!" It's hard to know how any rational Serb could stand it. After starting and losing four wars in eight years, Milosevic was calling on his people to rejoice. Some bought it, singing along to the government tune. But once the Serbs wake up from their agitprop reverie, they will discover a country in ruins. Some were already awakening: "It's...

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