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Thinking the Unthinkable; On the Wrong Side in Yugoslavia?
From Sea to Shining Sea ^ | 4/13/06 | Purple Mountains

Posted on 04/13/2006 8:33:55 AM PDT by PurpleMountains

The roughly 5000 unspeakable acts of murder and mayhem committed by Islamofascist terrorists on innocent people just since 9/11 have got me wondering – did we come in on the wrong side in the conflict between the Serbians (Christians) and the Bosnians (Muslims) in the former Yugoslavia, and have we and the western world gone after the wrong group of war criminals? I am well aware of the horrendous barbarities committed by the Serbians against the Bosnians and others, but do we really know what transpired to drive them to these acts before the conflict aroused our interest? I admit to having been skeptical when former President Clinton committed our military to protect the Bosnian Muslims, but I did decide to support him at the time.

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TOPICS: Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: albanians; antichristian; appeasement; balkans; bosnians; clintonistas; clintonlegacy; clintonsquagmire; hoopielite; ihoppy; islamic; islamofascists; israelis; jihad; kosovo; palestinians; pancakeboy; serbians; wrongplace; wrongside; wrongtime; wrongwar

1 posted on 04/13/2006 8:33:56 AM PDT by PurpleMountains
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To: PurpleMountains

I've argued all along that in Kosovo, at the very least, we fought on the wrong side. The Serbs were fighting the same islamofascist monsters that we're fighting now.


2 posted on 04/13/2006 8:47:13 AM PDT by pgkdan
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To: PurpleMountains

The answer is yes, we backed the wrong side in Yugoslavia and many of us were saying it at the time.
As usual, American public opinion was swung by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Newsday writer who wrote about the atrocities in the areas where Serbs wouldn't kill him but wasn't so hot at getting the story in Muslim areas where he would have been slaughtered.


3 posted on 04/13/2006 8:47:22 AM PDT by jjmcgo (Patriarch of the Occident since March 1, 2006)
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To: PurpleMountains

Welcome to the light side.


4 posted on 04/13/2006 8:48:14 AM PDT by thoughtomator (That new ring around Uranus is courtesy of the IRS)
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To: pgkdan
I've argued all along that in Kosovo, at the very least, we fought on the wrong side. The Serbs were fighting the same islamofascist monsters that we're fighting now.

I've not only argued exactly the same thing, but went futher. Our "intervention" in Serbia will be viewed strategically, as the biggest military blunder of the last half of the 20th century.
The repercussions are being being experienced today.

Clinton had no better grasp of the islamic disaster to the rest of the world that George Bush does...
The delusion that results from our assumption that they "are like us" and "think like us", will be the death of us (literally) unless reversed soon...

5 posted on 04/13/2006 8:58:22 AM PDT by Publius6961 (Multiculturalism is the white flag of a dying country)
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To: PurpleMountains
On the wrong side in Yugoslavia?
Absolutely.

To clumsily analogize... if illegals here began attacking our police stations and landmarks, and our government began retaliating, and then Russia or someone came in and starting bombing Washington, you'd have roughly the equivalent.

6 posted on 04/13/2006 9:01:40 AM PDT by AnnaZ (Victory at all costs-in spite of all terror-however long and hard the road may be-for survival)
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To: PurpleMountains

We were on the wrong side. That's why the Leftists didn't march in the street protesting Clinton's war of aggression. The Left knew we were killing Christians. The Left knew we were supporting Islamofascists. So the Left supported the war.


7 posted on 04/13/2006 9:12:06 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Never question Bruce Dickinson!)
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To: ClearCase_guy
And they claim through Hillary that this is an example of how to fight a war properly.
8 posted on 04/13/2006 10:25:59 AM PDT by mcshot (Our enemies and illegals are pouring through our open gates .)
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To: PurpleMountains
If Milosevic was the right side, then somebody's asking the wrong question.

The Serbs destroyed more churches during the wars of the 1990's than any other group - imagining Milosevic's assorted thugs and paramilitaries as agents of Christianity is simply ignorant stupidity.

One may as well take Reagan to task for siding with Muslims against "Christian Russians" in Afghanistan during the 1980's.

9 posted on 04/14/2006 2:52:25 AM PDT by Hoplite
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To: Hoplite

There are those who base their belief on prejudices. YOU are one of them. You put your own prejudices above the interests of our nation.

The fact is that to whatever extent Milosovic was on the wrong side of history, the US made a strategic error in bombing Yugoslavia and defending the Islamofascists in the Balkans.






10 posted on 04/14/2006 9:52:37 AM PDT by eleni121 ('Thou hast conquered, O Galilean!' (Julian the Apostate))
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To: eleni121
You put your own prejudices above the interests of our nation.

Only if I defined "our nation" as that of the Orthodox Slavs, and bought into the fantasy "clash of religions" view of events in the former Yugoslavia.

I don't, and neither does anybody who's ever going to be responsible for American foreign policy.

Sucks to be you, etc.

11 posted on 04/14/2006 10:07:17 AM PDT by Hoplite
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To: Hoplite
One may as well take Reagan to task for siding with Muslims against "Christian Russians" in Afghanistan during the 198

You're absolutely right. Reagan inherited Carters policies and should have quickly shifted to neutro and have allowed Russia to contend with the Islamists.

Likewise, W should have not supported the political Tribunal and honor the the sovereignty of Yugoslavia over Kosovo. I hope the W administration doesn't welsh on the signed agreement that ended the hostilities.

12 posted on 04/14/2006 10:15:47 AM PDT by duckln
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To: Hoplite

You sound like Rip Van Winkle...sound asleep for a long time while the islamofascists have been on the march.

The traitors Clinton and Mad Maddie did it for their twisted reasons...but your justification proves that there is enough stupidity to go around.






13 posted on 04/14/2006 10:19:01 AM PDT by eleni121 ('Thou hast conquered, O Galilean!' (Julian the Apostate))
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To: Hoplite

You sound like Rip Van Winkle...sound asleep for a long time while the islamofascists have been on the march.

The traitors Clinton and Mad Maddie did it for their twisted reasons...but your justification proves that there is enough stupidity to go around.






14 posted on 04/14/2006 10:19:02 AM PDT by eleni121 ('Thou hast conquered, O Galilean!' (Julian the Apostate))
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To: Hoplite
..and bought into the fantasy "clash of religions" view of events in the former Yugoslavia.

Can we bring in 'clash of religions' view now, when debating riots in England, Germany, Denmark, Iraq, and 'Palestine'?

15 posted on 04/14/2006 10:22:58 AM PDT by duckln
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To: Hoplite
Well, you are an expert at sucking Dhimmi so keep at it old bean. That a'boy, you keep on making a mockery of yourself and we'll all be here to laugh at you.
16 posted on 04/14/2006 11:49:51 AM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: PurpleMountains

We shouldn't have supported any side. They've been going at each other for centuries.


17 posted on 04/14/2006 11:50:47 AM PDT by dfwgator (Florida Gators - 2006 NCAA Men's Basketball Champions)
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To: dfwgator
Yes, we should have stayed out of it, ask Billy Jeff why he allowed a real genocide in Rwanda to take place while wasting US tax payer dollars on assisting future terrorists?
18 posted on 04/14/2006 11:53:57 AM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: eleni121
There's a difference, Rip Van Winkle eventually awoke form his slumber, Hoplite is still sleepwalking.
19 posted on 04/14/2006 11:57:51 AM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: montyspython

There's a difference, Rip Van Winkle eventually awoke form his slumber, Hoplite is still sleepwalking.
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funny actually if it weren't so tragic.


20 posted on 04/14/2006 12:01:53 PM PDT by eleni121 ('Thou hast conquered, O Galilean!' (Julian the Apostate))
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To: eleni121; All
the Pedal in Peace website will be back up online this weekend. I am home on a 96 (4 day pass) and will update with latest information.

www.SerbianCycling.com. Bookmark it and come back to it on Sunday or Monday. Pass this on to all others.

21 posted on 04/15/2006 10:16:36 AM PDT by ma bell ("Take me to the Brig. I want to see the "real Marines". Major General Chesty Puller, USMC)
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To: Hoplite; PurpleMountains
The Serbs destroyed more churches during the wars of the 1990's than any other group...

I see the Soros-fluffer is still pedaling this particular lie. When pushed to provide facts, he will list all Churches destroyed by the Communists while attempting to blame all of it on the Serbs alone.

No Freeper falls for this nonsense, of course, but, then again, most Freepers are qualified to do more than flip pancakes for a living.

22 posted on 04/17/2006 11:49:10 AM PDT by FormerLib ("...the past ten years in Kosovo will be replayed here in what some call Aztlan.")
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To: eleni121

I think Hopolite has a point, but it goes more like this:
ANY side in Kosovo or Yugoslavia was the wrong side...

Personally, I'd consider giving Serbia a pass 'cause of help in WWII.


23 posted on 04/17/2006 11:53:46 AM PDT by Little Ray (I'm a reactionary, hirsute, gun-owning, knuckle dragging, Christian Neanderthal and proud of it!)
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To: ma bell

www.SerbianCycling.com.

Bookmark it and come back to it on Sunday or Monday. Pass this on to all others.
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Yes sir!

By the way - I love the Amarillo video on your website.


24 posted on 04/20/2006 6:16:53 PM PDT by eleni121 ('Thou hast conquered, O Galilean!' (Julian the Apostate))
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To: Publius6961
Our "intervention" in Serbia will be viewed strategically, as the biggest military blunder of the last half of the 20th century.

ONE of the biggest and most tragic. How about also clintons transfer of missile guidance and nuke weapons technology to the chicoms in exchange for campaign bribe money? I suspect that may come back to haunt us in the form of punishment for allowing ourselves to be governed by such spiritual "dwarfs" as clinton and carter.

25 posted on 05/01/2006 4:59:58 PM PDT by kimosabe31
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