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A game of fear (Prishtina Insight)

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Northern Kosovo is awash with conspiracy theories and scenarios of ending up in a new war. But who benefits from all this fear-mongering?

Once you spend just a bit of time outside of Kosovo, you begin to wonder if anything you hear in the news is true. For better or worse, the beginning of last week for me meant going back home. The very first piece of news that welcomed me on the local bus as we went across the border was about the so-called “working obligation” – a concept of mandatory extraordinary work prescribed in times of war, natural disasters, and other large-scale emergency situations. The question “Did you hear about that they reinstated the ‘working obligation’ again?” permeated the bus.

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