Arms To Kosovo: What A Stupid Way To Solve A Crisis

March 23, 2008

Arms To Kosovo: What A Stupid Way To Solve A Crisis

Well, well, so President George Bush has announced that the United States will soon start selling arms to Kosovo. He probably figured that as it’s now calling itself independent why not make it a client of the Pentagon and let his friends make some money. Also, he probably reckons, that as Serbia isn’t exactly over the moon with just having lost part of its territory it would be a good idea to humiliate Belgrade even further and send it a signal to stay out of its own yard. Nice move, Mr Bush, very clever of you to light a fuse while standing well away from the powder keg. I sometimes wonder whether officials in the White House and in the State Department think before they come up with some brilliant new foreign policy initiative or whether they just pull pieces of paper out of...