Ex-Yugo

Ex-Yugo · 27. January 2000
No Quick and Easy Fix Referring to the NATO bombings, Zivica Tucic, an Orthodox theologian in Belgrade, says: "The West has fallen prey to the temptation of a quick and easy fix." Citing 1. Corinthians 10 he continues: "All may be possible for the West, but not everything is expedient." In view of Western reluctance to fund UN peacekeepers in Kosovo before the bombing began, he concludes that Westerners have been more willing to finance war than peace. More than a few Serb Christians insist...
Ex-Yugo · 06. March 1994
Ex-Yugoslavia’s Wars are Far from Over Sarajevans wanting to worship in a Protestant service can do so only on Saturdays: Except for the Jehovah's Witnesses, the Seventh-Day Adventists are the sole Protestants still holding church services in the war-torn city. Though the Adventist population has shriveled from 100 to 20 baptized members, its Saturday services are attracting 200 persons. Not a single Protestant pastor remains. The Baptist Jasmina Karamehmedovic laments: "What a shame that we...
Ex-Yugo · 06. October 1992
The Croatians will Take Care of Their Own House Asked whether relief aid for Croatia was justified in view of Africa's more drastic needs, Dr. John Wood, the Lutheran World Federation relief director for Croatia, responded: "To put it cynically, the needs in Africa are likely to go on and on. I was in Somalia from 1980-82, and look at that country today. Here though, in Croatia, participation and motivation are apparent. They would actually prefer to do everything themselves, so all they desire...