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Ask us: Thrace straddled Balkans

...the ancient civilization of Thrace that has been in the news lately? A: Ancient Thrace straddled what is now known as the Balkans, beginning with Hungary on the east and including modern Bulgaria, Romania, and parts of Ukraine. Because the Thracians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/25/met_229497.shtml
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Defends Norwood's stand on Balkans

...R-Ga. Every position of Rep. Norwood I have ever read or heard has been to support humanitarian efforts to save lives in the Balkans. Rep. Norwood's point all along has been that our role should be one of humanitarian aid, along with technical and logistical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/16/op_261552.shtml
Opinion columns
Depleted uranium ammunition use questioned

...ammunition that Western forces used in the Balkans, Sweden's defense minister said Monday...responsible for cancer cases among veterans of Balkans peacekeeping missions. "It's not easy...who have become ill since serving in the Balkans. Twelve have cancer and five have died...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/09/tec_305598.shtml
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WWI was sparked in historic city of variety

...minarets and water fountains.In the chaotic century that followed, Sarajevo was part of four countries and in two wars, proving accurate Winston Churchill's description of the Balkans: "Too much history for little geography."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-07/wwi-was-sparked-historic-city-varie
Counters view of `armed citizenry'

...and the events that have occurred in the Balkans, RwandaZaire and the Nazi regime of 1933...are occurring and have occurred in the Balkans, Rwanda and Germany were carried out...freedom and the right to choose. In the Balkans, the Slovenes, Croatians, Bosnians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/17/op_263837.shtml
Opinion columns
Kidney damage possible from depleted uranium

...from depleted uranium munitions used in the Persian Gulf and Balkans conflicts if they swallowed or inhaled enough of the dust...Italian researchers began studying the illnesses of veterans of Balkans peacekeeping missions after noting an apparently high number...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/17/tec_339329.shtml
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A draft won't work

With Bill Clinton's ill-advised war heating up in the Balkans, there has been increasing talk of reinstituting the military draft, especially since there's a sharp drop in volunteers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/26/op_259969.shtml
Opinion columns
Burgundy remains testament to Napoleon's day

Compared to comprehending the vineyard system of Burgundy, understanding the history of the Balkans is easy. A small but renowned wine-producing region in eastern France where chardonnay and pinot noir rule, Burgundy presents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/06/liv_336941.shtml
Life & style
Satirical look at peacekeeping beyond Kosovo

...two months after it ended, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's war to liberate Kosovo, restore ethnic peace to the Balkans and drive Slobodan Milosevic from power still reminds me of another time when America's national leaders committed us to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/31/op_266842.shtml
Opinion columns
Disaster medical team readies for action

...But one day soon, Sanford Hawkins will get the call to help people reeling from a disaster, whether it is a war in the Balkans or a hurricane in the Lowlands. Dr. Hawkins, an emergency medicine resident at Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/22/met_261967.shtml
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