A Valley Full Of Dangers


Part of the world's great reluctance to fight in the Balkans comes from the region's unforgiving geography. The area once known as Yugoslavia is a jumble of steep hills, dusty plateaus and impenetrable valleys--a terrible place to fight a war but a wonderful place for guerrilla warfare.

Last week American patrols got a glimpse of just the kind of Balkans war politicians and generals fear most. But the enemy wasn't Serbs, rather a group of renegade Albanians who dream of a "greater Albania" and are intent on attacking the Serbs and Macedonians, who stand in their way. From Washington to...

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