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A Journalist on Anticipating the Balkan Crisis

Journalist Robert Kaplan has been a foreign correspondent for "The Atlantic," and "The New Republic." In the 1980s and early 1990s, he was the first American writer to warn of the coming crisis in the Balkans. His latest book, "Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History," is a political travel book about his journeys through southern Austria and Croatia, Old Serbia and Albania, Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, and Greece.


Other segments from the episode on March 2, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 2, 1993: Interview with Robert Kaplan; Interview with Christopher Simpson; Commentary on contemporary interpretations of baroque music.


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