Skip to comments.Mr Blair has some very bizarre friends, but a monster who traded in human body parts...
Posted on 12/16/2010 4:53:33 PM PST by Ravnagora
Five months ago, Tony Blair travelled to Kosovo at the invitation of the countrys prime minister, his friend Hashim Thaci, to receive the Golden Medal of Freedom. Mr Thaci has often lavished praise on Mr Blair for playing the leading role in liberating Kosovo from Serbian rule in 1999.
Our former prime minister has some very bizarre friends. A new report from the respected Council of Europe accuses Mr Thaci of overseeing a mafia-like organised crime ring in the late Nineties, which engaged in assassinations, beatings, human organ trafficking and other serious crimes.
The report, which took two years to compile, names Mr Thaci as having exerted violent control over the heroin trade in Kosovo during the last decade. Figures from his inner circle are accused of taking scores of Serbs captives across the border after the war with Serbia ended in 1999, where a number of them were murdered for their kidneys, which were sold on the black market.
A bizarre friendship: Five months ago Tony Blair collected a Golden Medal of Freedom in Kosovo from Hashim Thaci - who a new report claims is a war criminal and traded human organs
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"This was Mr Blairs first big war, and it paved the way for the subsequent Western invasion of Iraq. The crucial difference is that while the Left in general and the Lib Dems in particular opposed the war against Saddam Hussein, both were among Mr Blairs main cheerleaders as he persuaded President Bill Clinton to join forces with him in crushing Serbia."
You know, "crushing Serbia" was exactly the same thing the Germans, the Austro-Hungarians, and the Bulgarians wanted, and intended, to do back in 1914 and 1915. And they were on the opposite side of Great Britain in that little World War.
An excellent write up on Thaci is:
“The Snake of Kosovo”
For more than a decade the media snow job on Kosovo has been remarkably uniform: Serbs bad, Kosovars good.
According to conventional wisdom, the Serbs attempted genocide against the Albanians in Kosovo, who were innocent victims until they became valiant freedom fighters with the help of the United States Air Force. This fairy tale is remarkably resilient, and has enjoyed bipartisan support in the United States for the last eleven years. Back in 1999 there were a few dissenting voices among American conservatives, but they never came close to dislodging the mainstream message: the evil Serbs got what was coming to them.
I remember reading detailed investigative reports about the KLA back in 1999, and thats when it became obvious that we were on the wrong side. It was clear that we were pushing for the establishment of a well-armed Saudi-bankrolled gangster state in the Balkans, and that is exactly what we got.
Full article link: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2010/12/snake-of-kosovo.html
Keep Em coming!