The septicemia of nationalism must be cured by embracing clear-headedness, and the process of reconciliation. If not, Serbian victims will be killed once again without knives and bullets, but with political and judicial silence instead.
I met Vucic at the ITIC lunch and asked him how he has achieved so much in such a short period of time. He said Serbians knew that things had to change; namely, that doing things the same way would not help create jobs, cut the deficit or propel the economy.
A debacle of a football match between Serbia and Albania has triggered a new wave of Balkan political tensions that deepens a traditional gap between the two nations whose historical collision has become an inseparable part of Balkan identity.
The citizens of Serbia face a very unsettling question. How many war criminals are enjoying various prisoner privileges and freely walking the streets? They reasonably ask: Will the truth be told before they go to God?
Many Serbs are not truly interested in the political fate of Kosovo, instead seeing themselves as hostages of Kosovo's drama for decades. It is arguable that these new pressures provoke old wounds and revive dormant traumas.