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After Kosovo, could Milosevic still be thinking war? Maybe

The disintegration of Yugoslavia is not over yet. Eleven years of misrule and military adventurism by Slobodan Milosevic have whittled Serbia's partners in the federation down to one: Montenegro, a slice of mountainous, sun-bleached rock and 680,000 inhabitants wedged between the Serbian homeland and the limpid green waters of the Adriatic Sea. Since NATO jets bombed Milosevic out of Kosovo last year, Montenegro has been accelerating its tentative steps toward independence. But it has acted with the knowledge that the Serbian President could slam the door if he genuinely sensed his power base slipping. Now, with Milosevic facing elections later this...

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