Skip to comments.U.S. to pledge $400 million in aid for Kosovo
Posted on 07/05/2008 10:45:49 AM PDT by Bokababe
The United States will pledge $400 million in aid to Kosovo next week at a donors conference expected to raise more than $1 billion for the newly independent state, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday.....
The Bush administration requested the bulk of its pledge from the U.S. Congress more than a year ago, well before Kosovo declared independence, out of a certainty that the region would need financial help whenever it declared independence.
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I hope to God that this will be the case but I doubt it, especially when it comes to our politicians.
Seems to me that both the Muslims and the Socialist Utopians are working toward the same goals -- a totalitarian social system, a lack of protection for indigenous populations in favor of minorities, putting a muzzle on freedom of speech, creating a globalist "umma" (community -- or cult) rather than respecting the rights of individual countries to maintain their sovereignty, etc.
Put them side by side and the radical socialist model for humanity is not much different than the Islamist one, which is why I believe that we are in deeper trouble than most people realize.
If it was earmarked to rebuild Christian churches destroyed and desecrated by the muslims (religion of peace) I might see some sense in it. Oh I forgot, we believe in separation of church and state, well at least Christian churches and state.
Too bad the Fedgov and Bush don't ask for Americans to voluntarily give money to Muslim countries.
No doubt you'd be willing to give up 20 percent of your own income. I would have no problem with that.
But they wouldn't receive a dime from me.
By the tone of your post, you probably don't realize that the Fedgov is still giving away billion of dollars to many countries that hate America, countries that continue to vote against America's interest at the U.N. time after time.
Our corrupt idiot leaders (EU & USA) just don’t get it, one would think pictures of Islam celebrating terror attacks on the West would give them a clue. Seems to me like France is waking up, we in the usa are still sound asleep.
Can we get this credited as jizya so we the Muslims will leave us alone? I thought not. If not, why the h*ll are we giving a dime to ‘Kosovo’?
Should never have recognized the unilateral declaration of independence in the first place. It would be like Canada recognizing New Mexico’s declaration of independence or any other state. After that stupid recognition to an Islamic majority state then comes the cash. What stupid foreign policy.
After that stupid recognition to an Islamic majority state then comes the cash. What stupid foreign policy.
That’s our “No Nation building” President and what the hell are we doing.
Precisely. And who are we protecting it from? The Serbs who saved 500 American flyers during WWII or the American Serb who actually served as the model for the GI Joe action figure
The GI Joe action figure was based on WWII Medal of Honor winner Mitchell Paige and his bio says:
Mitchell was born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. His parents were Serb immigrants who arrived in the USA from the Military Frontier, their last name being Pejić. His mother kept him and his brother in touch with their roots, reminding them of the Battle of Kosovo, but also told them to be proud Americans.
Pretty ironic, don't you think?
I meant “pretty ironic” that we in the US are on the precise opposite side today, “protecting Kosovo from Serbs” given that Paige was raised on the idea of “protecting Kosovo FOR Serbs”.
Virginia Ridgerunner should win an award for posting the best visual representation of the US giving money to the Jihadist state of Kosovo.
In Iraq, we spend money to fight Jihad terrorism.
In Kosovo, we give money to reward it.
Pretty damn stupid, really.
And I see canuck_conservative has once again gone back on his announcement to stay off the Balkans threads.
Like a mindless moth to the flame, really.
"The reports say 13 of those killed were leaders of Somalia's Islamic Courts Union or the al-Shabab militant group. They say one of those killed was a Canadian colonel whose name is on a list of international terrorists".
Besides that, we are paying jizya to the Kosovar Shiptars, the "Palestinians", and other muslim miscreants. I would NEVER pay jizya to the muslims on my own, but our government mis-leaders take my tax money and do it anyway.
You beat me to it, with the idea of jizya.
As with all “protection money”, we must keep paying it, over and over, to allegedly keep the muslims from attacking us. But they can attack us anyway, and they’re ALWAYS very active in undermining us, even when they are not perpetrating direct violence!!!
Ifnit was $300 million bombs to wipe them off the face of the earth I would agree!
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