Serbia and Kosovo: What Do I know?

On March 3, 2008, this column was published on UPI’s Religion and Spirituality Forum under the title: “A Californian Preacher Mixed Up in the Balkans.”

“OK, now here’s something you don’t see every day,” I said to myself getting off the city bus, unable and unwilling to curb my curiosity at the sight of thousands of people gathered in front of the United Nation’s complex in Geneva, Switzerland, waving Serbian flags, carrying placards covered with Cyrillic writing, chanting and singing. One guy was walking around with a photo of Vladimir Putin peeking out of his half-zipped jacket. “What a hoot,” I thought. Continue reading