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The new war of words in the Balkans (DW)

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From Belgrade and Banja Luka to Pristina, politicians are again speaking of war and division. But they are the words of political losers, running out of arguments to justify their hold on power, writes Frank Hofmann.

“If Belgrade tried to take Serbian dominated northern Mitrovica by force, then Albanian demonstrators would immediately take to the streets in other Serbian enclaves that cannot be protected. There they would come up against plain clothes Serbian security forces that are apparently already equipped with light weapons provided by Serbian authorities. A bloodbath would ensue.As a result, the NATO-led troops would have to request reinforcement and would be engaged in protecting large parts of Kosovo.”

Read more: http://www.dw.com/en/opinion-the-new-war-of-words-in-the-balkans/a-37717969

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