Wahhabism in the Balkans
Islamist aggression heats up in Kosovo.
11:00 PM, Mar 3, 2009 • By STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
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As the Wahhabi offensive rolls on across Kosovo, many are asking what has emboldened the radicals to such excesses in a place where they were never welcome and seldom seen. Some Albanians fear that the Islamists are counting on the United States to abandon Kosovo. But if there is a moral to this tale it is that in Kosovo, at least, local Muslims do not need foreign encouragement to defy the extremists.
Stephen Schwartz is a frequent contributor to THE WEEKLY STANDARD.
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