Disarming The Kla

Sunday is the deadline for soldiers of the Kosovo Liberation Army, or KLA, to place almost all of their weapons in storage, though commanders will still be allowed to wear sidearms. Top KLA commanders and politicians agreed to a phased disarmament process, but getting soldiers in the field to comply is something else. In the American sector of Kosovo, US Army Lieutenant Colonel Joe Anderson has been assigned to negotiate with local KLA commanders and to mediate in disputes between Albanians and Serbs. NPR's John Burnett accompanied Colonel Anderson on a long and difficult day.

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