Kosovo is a natural crossroads with largely porous borders.
The structure of organised crime gangs often follows that of army units with commanders lieutenants and soldiers.
In an area where the tensions mainly between ethnic [u]Albanians and Serbs[/u] have led to the creation of parallel networks for business, the conditions are ripe for exploitation. Unemployment is a further factor.
On some scales its running at 50%.
(This story is over two years old, however, not much has changed)In fact, trafficking in people is the world's fastest growing criminal business. In the past year, nearly 200 died trying to reach Italy.
Last week, two Italian policemen were killed as well as two Albanian smugglers, in a chase and collision in the Adriatic.
Are we having a philosophical discussion here, or am I being reprimanded?