Modal close

Dear Democracy Now! visitor,

You turn to Democracy Now! for ad-free news you can trust. Maybe you come for our daily headlines. Maybe you come for in-depth stories that expose corporate and government abuses of power. Democracy Now! brings you crucial reporting like our coverage from the front lines of the standoff at Standing Rock or news about the movements fighting for peace, racial and economic justice, immigrant rights and LGBTQ equality. We produce our daily news hour at a fraction of the budget of a commercial news operation—all without ads, government funding or corporate sponsorship. How is this possible? Only with your support. If every visitor to this site in December gave just $10 we could cover our basic operating costs for 2017. Pretty exciting, right? So, if you've been waiting to make your contribution to Democracy Now!, today is your day. It takes just a couple of minutes to make sure that Democracy Now! is there for you and everybody else in 2017.

Non-commercial news needs your support.

We rely on contributions from you, our viewers and listeners to do our work. If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make your monthly contribution.

Please do your part today.

Topics

Albanian Rebels Press Continued Attacks Against Serbian Forces in Balkans Conflict

StoryFebruary 06, 2001
Watch iconWatch Full Show

The two top US diplomats for Yugoslavia, James Perdue and William Montgomery have just arrived in the Serbian town ofBujanovac. They traveled there to observe the worsening situation on the ground where Albanian rebels, an offshoot ofthe Kosovo Liberation Army, have mounted increasing attacks. The diplomats’ visit comes hours after one of the mostserious attacks on Serbian and Yugoslav forces since the NATO bombing ended. These attacks have been occurring almostdaily since the end of the war and have increased dramatically in the last week. The Albanians are attacking from theeastern part of Kosovo, an area patrolled by US forces.

Democracy Now correspondent Jeremy Scahill was the only journalist permitted to travel with an elite unit of theSerbian special anti-terrorist police forces. He spent last night in a muddy trench with more than a dozen officersfrom the unit as mortars, bazookas and grenades exploded around them.

Guest:

  • Jeremy Scahill, Democracy Now correspondent.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.

Make a donation