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1987 New York Times article on ethnic cleansing of Serbs in Kosovo

Most people today assume that the conflict between Serbia and Kosovo began when the genocidal Serbs invaded Kosovo in order to ethically cleanse that province. What is overlooked however, but what was well known in the West during the late 1980s as the New York Times article below demonstrates, was that ethnic Albanians began expelling Slavs in order to achieve their goal of Greater Albania long before Milosevic had invaded Kosovo. They have almost succeeded since after NATO's intervention they have driven out hundreds of thousands of Serbs out of Kosovo with those still remaining there being holed up in small enclaves in the north of the province. Why are then the Serbs today demonized while Kosovo Albanians are portrayed as the innocent victims of the Serbian aggression? Perhaps because, as Diana Johnstone writes, "the

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Added: Feb-22-2008 
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