The Onion was ahead of the news cycle on this one:
UNITED NATIONS–In a bold gambit hoped to resolve dozens of conflicts around the world, the U.N. announced Monday the establishment of Ethniklashistan, a multinational haven in the West Bank that will serve as a new homeland for Irish Protestants, Hutus, Serbs, and other troubled groups.
Enlarge ImageAn ethnographic map of the new Homeland.
“For far too long, these groups have been locked in prolonged strife with their former neighbors, unable to achieve a lasting peace,” U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said. “Now that these various peoples have a new homeland where they can find refuge, all the years of fighting and bloodshed can finally be put behind them.”
Former Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic, now presiding over a Serb settlement near the Jordanian border, was optimistic about the future. “All Muslim scum must die,” he said. “Death to all enemies of Serbian purity!”