Kosovo and the Law

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 06/20/2007 12:00 am EDT

The ratio of foreign soldiers to local citizens in Kosovo (16,500 NATO troops to two million civilians) is slightly higher than the ratio of American soldiers to Iraqi citizens. The soldiers in Kosovo are not fighting a war, but their presence has certainly been needed to keep one from breaking out again–and there are plenty of people in Kosovo who threaten that if they don't get full independence soon, there will be another war anyway.

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