Skip to comments.Serbs Attack Anew in Kosovo (NATO Soldiers Shot)
Posted on 11/28/2011 5:02:13 PM PST by Pan_YanEdited on 11/28/2011 6:31:04 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
Serbs opposed to the independence of Kosovo attacked North Atlantic Treaty Organization peacekeeping troops in the tiny Balkan state Monday with guns and Molotov cocktails, wounding dozens, the alliance said, in an escalation of violence that could set back Belgrade's long-running effort to join the European Union.
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Kosovo was infiltrated and then invaded by Muslims, who then started a guerilla war against Serbia. When the Serbs started to fight back we bombed them into submission. Now NATO troops are enforcing the Muslim domination of predominately Christian areas of a mythical country that we helped create.
Am I following the story so far?
Yep. Add that the invading Albanians were also criminals, the main source of drugs from the Golden Triangle into Europe. After the Kosovo handover, drug smuggling into Europe doubled.
They also smuggle in human body parts for transplant operations.
And what NATO was trying to do when the Serbs interrupted them was to remove a roadblock making it more difficult for Albanian thugs to go into the remaining Serb enclaves and blow them up.
Yup, that pretty much sums it up, except it skims over the ugly parts of murder, rape, torture and kidnappings of Serbian civilians for the last 25 years.
Mass media sucked right along with it, needless to mention.
See, the Grand Mufti & that paper hanging sonufabitch were good pals.
From what I understand this is North Kosovo and is mostly Serb. The Albanians control the rest of Kosovo and with NATO’s help are trying to drive out the Serbs.
If that's what floats your boat, have fun with it.
The main point here is that the Serbs are attempting to restage the 1990 Log Revolution, albeit this time without the Aces which they held in their hand the last time around.
Needless to say, they lost that hand, they'll lose this hand.
I've already admitted that this is not my strong area of understanding. Are you interested in enlightening us?
Tim Judah's "Kosovo: War and Revenge" is a good primer, if you're really interested.
If you're not, Kosovo's history is like the "Itchy and Scratchy" show, except with real blood, where the role of victim changes back and forth with the passing of the years.
might help if you have the stomach for it.
I think 0bama is sending a number of US Army troops to a country in Africa to supress a Christian movement that is fighting a Muslim group.
The Lord’s Resistance Army is NOT Christian. They’re a bunch of murderers and rapists which include pagans. That was already refuted.
Ivory Coast (new muzzie name “cote divoire”) I believe... obama is a jihad jackass.
Prior to the conflict in former Yugoslavia, what was the percent of Muslims in Kosovo and what was the percent of Serbs in Kosovo? Article here the other day stated Kosovo was only 10% Serbian, nowadays.
Spot on so far, we hit the wrong side.
NATO's resources were stretched to exhaustion by Libya. The EU is close to bankruptcy. The US is losing interest in foreign wars. Perhaps the Serbs figure that they can convince NATO to leave?
My take on this is that it’s a 3-sided cluster with no good guys in sight, not the three principals (Serbs, Croats, Bosniaks), not any of the outside players (us, the EU, the Russians, the Chinese).
There were plenty of atrocities in every direction among the 3 principals.
The flame wars over the Balkans in the late 90s and early 2000s when I started lurking/posting on FR were legendary.
Yep. And in a fight with no good sides we jumped in to help those with whom we share no history, religion or values. I remember the fighting about it here as well.
0bama is Evil. Period.
The following table illustrating Kosovo's demography through the years is culled from Appendix A of "Kosovo: how myths and truths started a war", by Julie Mertus.
1838 data "Muslim" carried as Albanian.
1905 data "Albanized Muslim Serb" carried as Albanian.
Other minorities omitted for simplicity's sake.
As to present conditions, it remains unknown, as the 2011 census in Kosovo was boycotted by the Serbs in the North, but 10% is probably ball park correct, if a little on the high side.
Thanks! Looks like percent of Serbs in Kosovo had declined long before the NATO involvement.
Everybody's best hope is to reunite under EU auspices as a part of NATO. If the Germans and the French (or the Germans and the Poles, for that matter) can get along, then the Serbs and their neighbors should be able to as well.
Cote D’Ivoire is over 3,000 miles from Uganda/Kenya/South Sudan area where the troops are actually headed.
The name Cote D’Ivoire is not a Muzzie name it is simply “Ivory Coast” in French.
Really?....You might also want to look at Judah's book: The Serbs: History, Myth & the Destruction of Yugoslavia.
In short, I don't think either Judah's or my (overall) point of view would be consistent with yours, Hoplite.
It is the new in vogue name the media uses. obama did send troops there... less than 10 but they are there and 5.5 billion dollars too. Ruthless murdering regime.