Former Kosovo resident talks about his native country's new independence

Thursday, March 20, 2008 | 9:45 p.m. CDT; updated 1:45 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Kosovo, a land of both ancient culture and modern strife, marked its one-month birthday Monday as the world’s newest nation — and also one of the youngest. More than half of its two million citizens are under 30.