Alex Dragnich

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  • August 2006


    Nicholas Burns, the U.S. undersecretary of state, declared, at a press briefing he gave after returning from a recent trip to the Balkan hot spots, that former Bosnian Serb

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  • June 2003

    Attack of the Greenies

    I was born and grew up in Washington’s rural Ferry County, in the northeastern corner of the state. In 2000, Republican Sen. Slade Gorton was narrowly defeated by ex-Democratic Congressman Maria Cantwell, who spent huge sums of money and yet carried only five urban counties in and around Seattle.

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  • Homage to Montenegro
    October 2002

    Homage to Montenegro

    Not until I was well into this book did I realize how much it is needed. The son of illiterate Serbian immigrants from Montenegro, I knew almost no early Montenegrin history.

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  • October 1998

    The Agony of Kosovo

    The agony of Kosovo, Serbia's ill-omened province, is recorded in the pages of history. Over the centuries, Kosovo was transformed from an ethnically homogeneous center of the Serbian medieval empire to an embattled region populated predominantly by ethnic Albanians demanding independence.

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  • January 1998

    The Yugoslav God That Failed

    The fate of one family rarely matters except to those directly involved. Yet family histories—often tragedies can sometimes tell us a great deal about a nation's social fabric.

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  • Cry, the Beloved Country
    February 1996

    Cry, the Beloved Country

    The Yugoslav civil war will turn out to be, from the long perspective of the American experience, a mere dot on the horizon. But for a small part of the American landscape, the twisted portrayal of this war, by politicians and the media, will be painful and difficult to bear for a long time to come.

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  • The Future of Kosovo
    April 1995

    The Future of Kosovo

    The fate of Kosovo, Serbia's troubled province, has in recent years received a good deal of attention in the world press, usually in connection with the actions of Serbia's president, Slobodan Miloševic.

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  • The Unknown Civil War
    October 1994

    The Unknown Civil War

    The use of NATO military strikes against the Bosnian Serbs, at the urgings of the Clinton administration, camouflages for the moment a rift that has occurred in the Western alliance.

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