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Seeds of Jihad Planted in the Balkans

Editor's note: VOA's Jeff Swicord visited Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo to examine radical extremism in the Balkans. This is the second of three parts. In September 1993, a battalion of foreign Islamic fighters overran a village near the Croat-held town of Vitez in central Bosnia-Herzegovina. They rounded up the prisoners and the wounded and summarily killed them all.  Even in a war infamous for its carnage, it was a particularly gruesome moment. These mujahedeen,...

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