From “Kosovo Declares Independence From Serbia: Braces for a Bitter Showdown,” by Nabi Qena and William J. Kole for the Associated Press:
In the capital, Pristina, the mood was jubilant. Thousands of ethnic Albanians braved subfreezing temperatures to ride on the roofs of their cars, singing patriotic songs and chanting: “KLA! KLA!” the acronym for the now-disbanded rebel Kosovo Liberation Army.
From “KLA rebels train in terrorist camps,” by Jerry Seper for the Washington Times in 1999:
Some members of the Kosovo Liberation Army, which has financed its war effort through the sale of heroin, were trained in terrorist camps run by international fugitive Osama bin Laden…
Is this independence venture really something the U.S. should encourage?