Sections that didn’t make the book
In December 1990, the secret “Operation Flying Carpet” began transferring Albanian Jews from Albania to Israel.
The brief attempt by army officers and cadets to seize power on February 21, 1991, the day after the toppling of Hoxha’s monument in Tirana.
The 10th Congress of the Party of Labor in June 1991 (“Congress of Renovation”) and a stinging speech by Central Committee member Dritëro Agolli.
In December 1992, Albania joined the Organization of Islamic Conference and became a secret conduit for arms to Bosnian Muslims.
(Në Shqip këtu.)
Religion’s return in the athiest state, Shkoder 1990.