• 1998-10-22
Although Lithuania has promised it would chip in 40 soldiers to help NATO in Yugoslavia, some Lithuanians might wonder where these Western bravehearts so concerned with teaching Slobodan Milosevic a lesson were when Soviet tanks rolled into Vilnius and Riga in 1991.Well, Milosevic has no nuclear missiles, so it is safe to teach him some etiquette. Quod licet Jovi, non licet bovi - what is permitted to Jupiter is not permitted to the bull - as the ancient Romans used to say.Still Lithuania's willingness to help is the perfect way for Vilnius to show, at least spiritually, that it already con...
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