A Smart Bet In The Balkans?Stan Crock
The central Bosnian town of Novi Travnik, where early battles between Muslims and Croats raged, looks like war-torn Beirut. A trench forms a "green line" that splits the once-united town into two enclaves with separate mayors and bureaucracies. But that didn't stop the American Refugee Committee (ARC) from enlisting the bitter enemies to rebuild and use apartments, a department store, and a kindergarten. "People here were killing each other a year ago," notes Joseph P. Sullivan, an ARC co-founder and chairman of Chicago fertilizer giant Vigoro Corp. "This shows that psychological and physical wounds can be repaired."
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