Thoughts on ethnic and international conflicts and the democratic ideal.
Friday, November 19, 2010
The Poland-Lithuania conflict
The Economist had a little article about the recent diplomatic row between Poland and Lithuania. On the surface it is only about the right of the Lithuania's Polish minority to write their names with the Polish alphabet. But as can be seen by the enormous number of comments (326 at the time I write this) there must be a lot of underlying frustration.