Bush recognizes Kosovo, says will bring peace to region

Kudos to Kosovo, but independence isn’t likely to bring ‘peace’. What sort of ‘pie-in-the-sky’ politics is Bush promoting? Russia is not happy about Kosovo, not happy at all. — PID

Feb 19, 2008 DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) — President George W. Bush recognized on Tuesday the independence of Kosovo from Serbia and said it would bring peace to the Balkans. Bush said in Dar es Salaam that the United States would soon establish full diplomatic relations with the new state, home to 2 million ethnic Albanians, that seceded from Serbia on Sunday. Full Report