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YU ground invasion alternatives

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        Macedonia has the best roads, but its government has opposed
an invasion, and Greece, whose ports are vital to move forces into
Macedonia, has balked at letting NATO land more troops.
        Albania offers few routes over the mountains into Kosovo.
Montenegro is part of Yugoslavia and so resistance from Belgrade's
2nd Army would be likely.
        Hungary, which borders the plains of northern Serbia and just
joined NATO, offers the best option.
        'The fastest way to Belgrade is from Budapest," said retired
Army Maj. Gen. William Nash, who led U.S. peacekeeping troops
into Bosnia in 1995.
        Hitler's Wehrmacht, however, thought the same but Yugoslav
guerrillas tied down 30 German divisions.

^ Knight Ridder

 







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