Kostunica: The First Moves: Check, Mate?

They bombed him. They negotiated with him. They isolated him. For years the Americans tried just about everything they could to get rid of Slobodan Milosevic. And when he emerged from last year's 78-day NATO bombing campaign still in power, U.S. officials were left scratching their heads, wondering what it would take to get rid of the guy. So they reached for their checkbooks. Over the past year, the U.S. has spent about $40 million to support Yugoslavia's independent media, trade unions and civic groups and to boost the U.S.-friendly President Milo Djukanovic of Montenegro via the U.S. Agency for International...

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