Imagine it is 1970 — and still there is no peace or reconciliation between France and Germany. Fast forward to the present and consider the situation in the West Balkans.
In less than half a century, Serbia morphed from hero to villain. And the country remains an outcast, the stench of Milosevic still in the air.
What are the lessons to be learned from the stalemate in Kosovo?
Do recent events in Africa indicate better odds for an effective multilateral justice system?
Have fear and anger between the Serbs and the Kosovo Albanians receded since the end of the war?