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  • (Then & Now) WWII Nazi-Muslim SS Terrorist Divisions, Islamic Fundamentalists from Bosnia & Kosovo

    08/10/2007 1:04:26 PM PDT · by Bokababe · 56 replies · 1,385+ views
    Red State ^ | May 13, 2007 | Demophilus
    The connection between the Islamofacists and the NAZI's can no longer be denied. They (Bosnian Muslims & Albanian Muslims) even revived the old infamous ISLAMIC-NAZI WAFFEN SS TERRORIST HANDZAR DIVISION well known for it's savage brutality towards the Jews, Christians, and Gypsies during World War. This is the same group of people the US government now backs in the Balkans. This is a pro-Al-Qaeda policy put in place by the Clinton Administration and foolishly continued by the Bush State Department.We are currently aiding and abetting the same exact genocidal side that the NAZI Germans did back in World War 2...
  • UN braced for clash with Russia on Kosovo (Russia defending Christians, US defending...UN?)

    01/29/2007 4:19:30 PM PST · by kronos77 · 68 replies · 1,250+ views
    “The independence of Kosovo is a reality, so we demand recognition of Kosovo’s international subjectivity without any delays,” said Agim Ceku, its Prime Minister. The main parties in the elections are opposed to independence for Kosovo, regarded as the cradle of Serb history and culture. Russia, Serbia’s traditional Orthodox Christian ally, has made it clear that it would not support any plan for Kosovo that went against Belgrade’s wishes. “Russia believes it is unacceptable that a decision on the status of Kosovo be imposed from the outside,” said President Putin on Sunday. As a permanent member of the UN Security...
  • Muslims Gave Away a State to the Montenegrins, Leader of Islamist Community in Montenegro Says

    05/24/2006 10:57:25 AM PDT · by joan · 10 replies · 585+ views
    Focus News Agency ^ | May 24, 2006
    24 May 2006 | 20:14 | FOCUS News Agency Banja Luka. The Muslims gave away a state to the Montenegrins because if they hadnt taken a mass part in the referendum for the state status and hadnt voted for its independence the country would not have received its independence, the leader of the Islamic community in Montenegro Rifat Fejzic stated cited by Serbian agency TANJUG. The Muslims voted for Montenegros independence so that the Great Serbia and its ideas would come to an end, he said and added that now Montenegro has the great obligation to value that which the...
  • Serbia's Navy Left High And Dry By The Vote For Independence

    05/23/2006 6:33:04 PM PDT · by blam · 77 replies · 1,420+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-24-2006 | David Rennie
    Serbia's navy left high and dry by the vote for independence By David Rennie, Europe Correspondent (Filed: 24/05/2006) Serbia is about to join the select club of former naval powers. Officers, who remember the heyday of the old Yugoslav navy - it boasted nearly 80 warships - are weighing their options following Sunday's independence referendum in Serbia's sister republic of Montenegro. The Yes vote means Serbia will lose its sea ports and naval bases. Gen Radosav Martinovic, a military adviser to the government of Montenegro, said that the Serbian navy would be lucky to end up with some patrol craft...
  • Montenegro vote opens separatist Pandora's box

    05/23/2006 11:25:00 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 59 replies · 936+ views
    AFP ^ | 23 May 2006 | Calin Neacsu
    Montenegro's independence could open a Pandora's box for other separatist movements in Europe and the former Soviet Union, with some already claiming the right to follow the same path. Separatists in Spain's Basque and Catalan regions were among the first to welcome Montenegro's independence vote as a positive omen for their aspirations of loosening ties with Madrid. But Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos stressed the situations in his country and Montenegro were "politically, diplomatically, juridically" incomparable and that making such a comparison would represent a "great irresponsibility". His view was supported by European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana,...
  • Montenegro 'chooses independence'

    05/21/2006 1:21:19 PM PDT · by lump in the melting pot · 44 replies · 1,144+ views
    BBC News Website ^ | 5/21/06 | BBC
    Montenegro has voted for independence from its union with Serbia, according to unofficial projections. If confirmed, the vote would erase the last vestige of the former Yugoslavia. Initial indications are that 56.3% of voters elected to secede from Serbia. The pro-independence bloc needs to win 55% of the vote to succeed. The question of independence has deeply divided Montenegro, with its opponents arguing that it will damage economic, family and political ties with Serbia.
  • 18 arrested as Eastern European gang broken up (Kosovo Albanians)

    05/16/2006 3:20:04 PM PDT · by joan · 9 replies · 383+ views
    Typrically Spanish ^ | 16 May 2006
    By h.b. Tue, 16 May 2006, 16:24 Spanish police have arrested 18 Albanian Kosovos whom they consider to be part of different cells of the same gang who have assaulted some 60 chalets in several provinces across the country. The arrests were made in Cdiz, Valencia, Alicante and Castelln, but the investigations have been based in Barcelona, Mlaga, Madrid and Granada. The gang are said to have run over people with their cars, if they got in the way of their plans.
  • Russia to build power plant for Serbs

    05/11/2006 11:17:39 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 49 replies · 712+ views
    Russian state-owned company Technopromexport has announced it will build a thermal power plant in Serbia within three years. The company Wednesday signed a contract with Serbia and Switzerland's Mentor Energy, company officials said. The construction of the plant, with two 450-megawatt blocks, is estimated to cost $877 million. Maja Gojkovich, mayor of the Serbian town Novi Sad, where the plant will be built, said the project will greatly benefit the economy of the town and the country, the RIA Novosti news agency reported. "It will provide work for 5,000 to 6,000 Serbs and guarantee orders for a number of Serbian...
  • VIEWS & ANALYSIS. Kosovo: The emerging terror state

    04/24/2006 3:08:45 PM PDT · by Doctor13 · 44 replies · 1,498+ views
    Serbianna ^ | 24 April 2006 | M. Bozinovich
    "Since 1999, we saw the departure of the last remaining Jewish family out of Kosovo. Why is Washington shy at actually doing something to protect the minorities in Kosovo? Back in February, we spoke with Julia Gorin, a contributing commentator for the Jewish World Report and Front Page Magazine, about Kosovo and its links with the Islamic terror. The conversation eventually lended a front page cover for the Belgrade independent Weekly Telegraph, abut here we are transmitting it in its original, long format. Why does the US have an ambiguous position on the Kosovo status: it publicly supports a negotiated...
  • My bloody career (Jihadist fought in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Somalia, Iraq)

    04/23/2006 3:36:31 PM PDT · by joan · 34 replies · 956+ views
    The Guardian ^ | April 23, 2006
    Khalid fought in Afghanistan for two years...Afghanistan represented the birth of the global struggle... In 1993, after Khalid had returned home from Afghanistan,...he went to join the fighting in Bosnia... The combat was much more intense than the action he had seen in Afghanistan...In Bosnia, the enemy was right in front of you, and you had to kill or be killed each day. Khalid fought alongside a group called the Green Berets, named not after the American Special Forces but after the colour of Islam. One day, after a year at war in Bosnia, Khalid was on the front line...
  • Home of Kosovo Serb Attacked

    04/23/2006 3:15:33 PM PDT · by joan · 11 replies · 269+ views
    Focus News Agency ^ | April 23, 2006
    Tucep. Home of Danilo Dzolic (75) was attacked by armed group at about 1 a.m. this morning in Kosovo village of Tucep, RTS reports. No one was injured during the attack but the house in which Dzolic and his wife were at that moment is damaged. The attackers most probably wanted to steal Dzolics tractor because so far four tractors had been stolen in the village. Tucep residents chased away the attackers by firing their hunting guns, which Kosovo police and KFOR confiscated today. The Serbs living in the village expressed their concerns the attacks might happen again.
  • Study: Bosnia hot spot for terrorists

    04/21/2006 10:33:52 AM PDT · by Decombobulator · 26 replies · 478+ views
    BRUSSELS, April 20 (UPI) -- A new report by U.S. and Croatian intelligence warns that Bosnia risks becoming a hot spot for Islamist recruiters plotting terrorist attacks in Europe. The young Balkan state is rapidly becoming a breeding ground for Muslim terrorists -- a development fueled by high unemployment rates among the young Muslim population, the report states. This group is particular interesting to terrorist recruiters because of their Slavic blood, which makes it hard to distinguish from their fellow Europeans, according to Brussels-based news site EUObserver.com. "People who are born here and live here have an advantage which would...
  • Feature-Film portrays fugitive Mladic as neurotic gardener

    04/18/2006 11:35:18 PM PDT · by LjubivojeRadosavljevic · 19 replies · 460+ views
    Reuters ^ | 19 Apr 2006 01:05:00 GMT | Daria Sito-Sucic
    SARAJEVO, April 19 (Reuters) - The most wanted man in the Balkans is being portrayed on the big screen this month as a vindictive army captain obsessed with gardening in a tragicomic film set during the dying days of Yugoslavia. Fugitive Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, indicted for war crimes by the U.N. tribunal in The Hague, has been caricatured as Captain Rade Orchid in the film "Karaula" ("Border Post") by Croat director Rajko Grlic. The film has attracted attention across the Balkans as the first co-production by republics of the former socialist federation since its collapse in the...
  • Al Qaeda men have been transiting Balkans for years

    04/18/2006 7:46:03 AM PDT · by montyspython · 10 replies · 430+ views
    AP via Daily Times [Pakistan] ^ | Tuesday, April 18, 2006
    Al Qaeda men have been transiting Balkans for years * Report claims militants took advantage of Balkans porous borders to meet, train and possibly plot attacks in Europe SARAJEVO: Islamic militants with ties to Al Qaeda and other terrorist organisations have been crisscrossing the Balkans for more than 15 years, according to an intelligence report focusing on their activities in Bosnia. The 252-page analysis, compiled jointly by US and Croatian intelligence and obtained by The Associated Press, said extremists financed in part with cash from narcotics smuggling operations were trying to infiltrate Western Europe from Afghanistan and points further east...
  • Thinking the Unthinkable; On the Wrong Side in Yugoslavia?

    04/13/2006 8:33:55 AM PDT · by PurpleMountains · 24 replies · 419+ views
    From Sea to Shining Sea ^ | 4/13/06 | Purple Mountains
    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...
  • Corrupt Kosovo cannot be independent

    04/14/2006 2:50:14 PM PDT · by Celebratelife008 · 4 replies · 302+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 04/14/06 | Celebratelife008
    United Press International Front Page > UPI Page Corrupt Kosovo cannot be independent state Apr. 14, 2006 at 8:54AM A U.N. mediator says Serbia's southern Kosovo province has to eliminate corruption before it gains independence. Albert Rohan, U.N. negotiator in ongoing talks between Serbs and ethnic Albanians, said: "Corruption endangers the independence of Kosovo," Albanian-language media in Kosovo's major town of Pristina reported Friday. "There will be no independence unless corruption is contained. We do not want a state which has shortcomings from the very beginning," the Beta news agency quoted Rohan as saying. Kosovo Albanians, who make up 90...
  • Kosovo Albanians Threaten UN

    04/14/2006 12:42:56 PM PDT · by FormerLib · 20 replies · 607+ views
    KIM Info Service ^ | April 14, 2006
    Demonstrations in Decani - Threats against UNMIK for protecting Visoki Decani Monastery continue The leader of the ultraradical and nationalistic organization VETEVENDOSJE (Self-determination) Albin Kurti has begun to carry out in practice the threats he recently published in a ultimatum addressed to UNMIK chief Soren Jessen-Petersen. Six days ago Albin Kurti, together with several extremist organizations from the Decani area (Balli Kombetar, Kosovo Liberation Army veterans, etc.) threatened that if Petersen extended his executive order on the protection of the safety area around Visoki Decani Monastery, he would block the work of UNMIK and the protection of the monastery. On...
  • Today Kosovo - Tomorrow Israel and the West

    04/14/2006 8:01:24 AM PDT · by montyspython · 4 replies · 386+ views
    Serbiann.com ^ | Miroljub Jevtic, Ph.D.
    Today Kosovo - Tomorrow Israel and the West By Miroljub Jevtic, Ph.D. Negotiations regarding the future status of Kosovo have begun and it is increasingly clear that the overwhelming majority of the world media, not to mention the government of the United States and its allies, favor giving independence to the Serbian province of Kosovo, which since the 1999 war has been administered by the United Nations under NATO military control. In effect, the western world is in favor of detaching Kosovo from (Christian) Serbia by fiat of power and making it into an independent Muslim state. The main argument...
  • Danish police say two terror suspects charged in Bosnia with planning attack in Europe

    04/12/2006 7:23:04 AM PDT · by joan · 4 replies · 261+ views
    Calibre ^ | April 12, 2006
    Released : Apr 12, 2006 9:32 AM COPENHAGEN, Denmark-Police in Denmark said Wednesday that a Bosnian prosecutor has charged two suspects held in Sarajevo with planning a terror attack against a European country. Danish police, who have cooperated with Bosnian investigators, said they had received a copy of the charges against Swedish citizen Mirsad Bektasevic and Turkish national Cesur Abdulkadir, who were arrested in Sarajevo in October. According to the charges, the planned attack was aimed at forcing a European country to withdraw its forces from either Iraq or Afghanistan, police spokesman Anders Linnet told The Associated Press. He said...
  • Terror accused had PC jihad 'library' (Bosnian Muslim in Australia)

    04/12/2006 6:11:49 AM PDT · by joan · 13 replies · 363+ views
    The Australian ^ | April 11, 2006 | David King
    April 11, 2006 A MAN accused of being part of a Sydney terror cell kept a library of extremist material on his computer that included videos of beheadings and footage of the bombing of the Australian embassy in Jakarta. Mirsad Mulahalilovic, 29, allegedly kept on his computer "hundreds" of images and documents justifying violent jihad and detailing acts of violence against Western interests in Iraq, Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia. The extremist Islamic literature included material praising al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and speeches by Iraqi terrorist leader Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi. Mr Mulahalilovic made a second unsuccessful application for bail yesterday...
  • Bosnian Serb police chief resigns under pressure

    04/07/2006 11:36:27 PM PDT · by LjubivojeRadosavljevic · 1 replies · 178+ views
    Reuters ^ | 07 Apr 2006 17:50:12 GMT
    SARAJEVO, April 7 (Reuters) - The police director of Bosnia's semi-autonomous Serb Republic resigned on Friday under pressure from U.N. Chief Prosecutor Carla del Ponte who is unhappy with his work, the republic's prime minister said. Prime Minister Milorad Dodik told a news conference in Banja Luka that the resignation of Dragomir Andan followed del Ponte's complaints that he was not doing enough to hunt down war crimes fugitives. "The main reason is that Republika Srpska has the obligation to cooperate with the Hague tribunal," Dodik said, confirming media speculation that Andan had been under pressure to resign. The Sarajevo-based...
  • BODIES OF 11 SERBS KIDNAPPED IN KOSOVO HANDED OVER

    04/07/2006 2:40:29 PM PDT · by joan · 50 replies · 789+ views
    Tanjug ^ | April 7, 2006
    7.4.2006 14:54 MERDARE, (Tanjug) - UNMIK representatives handed over on Friday at the administrative boundary crossing Merdare the remains of 11 Serbs kidnapped in 1998 and 1999 in Kosovo and Metohija.
  • Serbs should have access to Kosovo places of worship - Alexy II

    04/04/2006 10:23:41 AM PDT · by x5452 · 8 replies · 264+ views
    Interfax Religion ^ | 04 April 2006, 14:41
    04 April 2006, 14:41 Serbs should have access to Kosovo places of worship - Alexy II Moscow, April 4, Interfax - Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and all Russia said that the Serbian exodus from Kosovo is a tragedy and highlights the fact that Serbs should have access to their shrines in Kosovo. "Why is no attention paid to the destruction of Orthodox churches in the heart of Europe?" the patriarch said at a briefing in Moscow on Tuesday. "The fact that Serbs have to leave Kosovo is a tragedy for the people, because one should understand that the land...
  • Moscow confirms Serbian media published actual Milosevic letter

    04/03/2006 8:52:34 AM PDT · by x5452 · 28 replies · 722+ views
    INterfax ^ | Apr 3 2006 2:17PM
    Apr 3 2006 2:17PM Moscow confirms Serbian media published actual Milosevic letter MOSCOW. April 3 (Interfax) - A copy of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic's letter to the Russian Foreign Ministry, published by the Serbian media in March, is identical to the original, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Mikhail Kamynin told Interfax on Monday. The Belgrade newspaper Politika published Milosevic's hand-written letter to the Russian Foreign Ministry for the first time on March 17. "That Serbian newspaper published a copy of Milosevic's letter identical to the Russian Foreign Ministry's copy. We understand the letter reached the Serbian media from Milosevic's lawyers,...
  • Slobos Stooges

    03/16/2006 10:33:46 AM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 76 replies · 1,246+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | March 15, 2006 | Jacob Laksin
    "No one now disputes that stopping Slobodan Milosevic was the right thing to do, wrote the Wall Street Journal this week, several days after the deposed Serbian strongman expired in his cell in The Hague. Its an appealing sentiment, suggesting as it does that the man who presided over the deaths of 250,000 people in Yugoslavia in the 1990s died unsung and unmourned. In reality, however, even Slobodan Milosevic had his defenders. What is more, they are the same voices--largely on the far Left but also on the isolationist Right--who have now taken up the cause of Saddam Hussein. Many...
  • Milosevic's Memory Snubbed by Most Serbs

    03/17/2006 4:29:21 PM PST · by WestVirginiaRebel · 80 replies · 1,388+ views
    Charter News ^ | 03-17-06 | WestVirginiaRebel
    BELGRADE, Serbia-Montenegro (AP)-His arriving coffin was left in the rain while airport officials signed paperwork. Its muted public display has drawn a fraction of the huge crowds he commanded in his heyday.Slobodan Milosevic's memory and legacy are being unceremoniously snubbed by countrymen who blame the late Serbian leader for ruining the republic.
  • Putin congratulates Lukashenko on election victory

    03/20/2006 3:23:21 PM PST · by Grzegorz 246 · 12 replies · 323+ views
    Interfax ^ | March 20
    MOSCOW. March 20 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Alexander Lukashenko on his reelection as president of Belarus, the Russian president's press service said on Monday. "The outcome of the elections demonstrates voters' trust in your policies aimed at further raising the well-being of the Belarussian people," Putin said in his letter to Lukashenko. Russia and Belarus have strong bonds of friendship, the Russian president said. "We are vigorously working to develop multidimensional integration cooperation and broaden relations in all areas. I am convinced that thanks to our joint efforts, we will be able to make headway in...
  • Germans are most intelligent Europeans

    03/28/2006 12:55:33 PM PST · by mark502inf · 78 replies · 2,987+ views
    The Daily Times ^ | Tuesday, March 28, 2006
    LONDON: Germans are the most intelligent people in Europe, well ahead of the British (in eighth place) and the French (15th), according to a new study by Northern Irelands University of Ulster, The Times reported Monday. With an average intelligence quotient (IQ) of 107, a scintilla of brainpower above the Dutch who also scored 107, the Polish (106), the Swedish (104) and the Italians (102). They all came out better in the intelligence stakes than the British who rated an even 100 IQ according to the study, ahead of the Spanish (98) and the French (94) who could only comfort...
  • Report: Drug Traces Found in Milosevic

    03/12/2006 11:41:21 AM PST · by Proctor · 187 replies · 3,606+ views
    forbes.com ^ | 03.12.2006, 01:46 PM | AP
    Update 14: Report: Drug Traces Found in Milosevic AP 03.12.2006, 01:46 PM Traces of a drug used to treat leprosy and tuberculosis were found in a blood sample taken in recent months from former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, a Dutch news report said, citing an unidentified "adviser" to the U.N. war crimes tribunal. The report came hours after Milosevic's legal adviser showed journalists a letter the late Serb leader wrote Friday, one day before his body was discovered in prison, alleging that he was being poisoned. The report was on the text service of the Dutch state broadcaster, NOS. It...
  • Albanian Muslims object to city's statue of Mother Teresa

    03/30/2006 2:39:43 AM PST · by MadIvan · 84 replies · 2,145+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | March 30, 2006 | BENET KOLEKA
    MUSLIMS in Albania's northern city of Shkoder are opposing plans to erect a statue to Mother Teresa, the ethnic Albanian Catholic nun in line for elevation to sainthood by the Vatican. The dispute is unusual for Albania, where religion was banned for 27 years under the dictator Enver Hoxha, and "mixed" marriages are the norm. Seventy per cent of the population are liberal Muslims, the rest are Christian Orthodox and Catholic. But Muslim groups in Shkoder rejected the local council plan for a statue, saying it "would offend the feelings of Muslims". "We do not want this statue to be...
  • Background Note: Belarus [Lukashenko the cruel dictator]

    03/21/2006 8:11:37 AM PST · by A. Pole · 5 replies · 285+ views
    [...] The constitution provides for freedom of religion; however, the authorities restrict this right in practice. Although Article 16 of the 1996 amended constitution that resulted from the illegal referendum reaffirms the equality of religions and denominations before the law, it also contains restrictive language that stipulated that cooperation between the state and religious organizations "is regulated with regard for their influence on the formation of spiritual, cultural, and country traditions of the Belarusian people." [...] In March 2004 the government began forcing state employees (some 80% of Belarusian workers) to sign short-term work contracts. Although contracts may be concluded...
  • Kosovo May Explode -- Here

    03/18/2006 5:46:16 PM PST · by tgambill · 122 replies · 2,600+ views
    CNSNews.com Commentary ^ | March 16, 2006 | Julia Gorin
    The War on Terror suffered a major blow three years before it was ever announced. It happened when the people of this democracy were misled into attacking the sovereign, emerging post-Communist democracy of Yugoslavia, over rumors of genocide and ethnic cleansing that proved false. In so doing, we delivered the Balkans to al Qaeda. Today we are being asked to seal that historical blunder, the repercussions of which are still escalating seven years later. The people we "rescued" have turned their weapons against United Nations and NATO forces. While NATO spends most of its time rooting out terror cells in...
  • Milosevic feared he was being poisoned: lawyer

    03/11/2006 12:30:24 PM PST · by Proctor · 53 replies · 1,431+ views
    news.yahoo.com ^ | March 11, 2006 | Reuters
    Milosevic feared he was being poisoned: lawyer March, 11 2005 BELGRADE (Reuters) - Former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic feared he was being poisoned in his detention cell in The Hague, his lawyer Zdenko Tomanovic said on Saturday hours after the tribunal announced Milosevic's death. "Today, I have filed an official request to the tribunal to have the autopsy carried out in Moscow, having in mind his claims yesterday that he was being poisoned in the jail," Tomanovic told reporters in The Hague. Acting on a request from Milosevic, Tomanovic said he had made a request for protection for his client...
  • German sources suggest Bosnia-linked cell preparing new UK attack

    09/13/2005 9:12:31 AM PDT · by joan · 131 replies · 1,789+ views
    Serbianna ^ | September 13, 2005
    Text of report by Udo Ulfkotte entitled "Security circles: Indications of a third London terror cell", published by German news agency ddp on 12 September September 12, 2005 --Frankfurt am Main: There are indications that the Al-Qa'idah terror organization has an intact network operating in the Balkans. Sources within the Federal Intelligence Service (BND) intimate that both the Madrid terrorists, and some of those who perpetrated the London bombings, had "contacts with Bosnia". These sources told ddp news agency that European intelligence services had "vague indications that another terror cell controlled from Bosnia is preparing a new attack on London"....
  • Milosevic seeks subpoena for Clinton to testify

    02/28/2006 3:00:11 PM PST · by Robert Drobot · 34 replies · 974+ views
    Reuters ^ | 28 February A.D. 2006 | Editors
    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Lawyers representing Slobodan Milosevic have asked the U.N. war crimes tribunal to issue a subpoena to force former U.S. President Bill Clinton to testify at his trial, documents showed on Tuesday. "In his position as former president of the United States, Mr Clinton had a continuous role and unique knowledge of events relevant to the indictment," the lawyers said in a written request filed last week but only made public on Tuesday. Lawyers Steven Kay and Gillian Higgins said his evidence was needed to make sure the trial was "informed and fair". They said Milosevic had...
  • Send Dutch bus home, Serbian nationalists say

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - Nationalists in a Serbian town are calling on local authorities to send back a donated Dutch bus because it comes from the country hosting the U.N. war crimes tribunal, which is prosecuting prominent Serb suspects. Local members of the opposition Radical Party, whose leader Vojislav Seselj is in detention awaiting trial at the tribunal, say the tulip-painted bus given to the town of Pirot in southeastern Serbia is an insult. "They should not even think of putting that trash on the streets," said local Radical leader Boban Vojinovic. "Serbian Radicals want no charity from those who are...
  • Dragas says SAS captured Ratko Mladic in Romania

    02/23/2006 10:28:15 AM PST · by montyspython · 21 replies · 765+ views
    Dragas says SAS captured Ratko Mladic in Romania Banja Luka, 09:16 General Ratko Mladic was arrested in Romania by British SAS commandos on Tuesday during a joint British-Romanian security force exercise, Director of Serbia & Montenegro International Institute for Security Orhan Dragas told Republika Srpska Television. Dragas claims The Hague Tribunal will deny information on Mladics arrest as long as it sees him in Scheweningen prison. Dragas added that Serbian Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica is wise enough to ensure that Mladic be arrested by foreign troops rather than by Serbian police. Ratko Mladic did not want to turn himself in...
  • Accused Bosnian War Criminal Located

    02/21/2006 3:25:30 PM PST · by presidio9 · 128 replies · 1,388+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 2/21/06 | DUSAN STOJANOVIC
    Gen. Ratko Mladic, the fugitive Bosnian Serb commander accused of orchestrating Europe's worst massacre of civilians since World War II, has been located in Serbia and authorities are negotiating his surrender, security officials said Tuesday. ADVERTISEMENT Mladic, considered the most ruthless commander of the Balkan wars of the 1990s, "has not yet been arrested," one official who is close to the operation to find Mladic told The Associated Press. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not entitled to speak to the media. Another security official, also demanding anonymity because of the sensitivity of the information and fears...
  • Srebrenica, lies and media games

    02/16/2006 8:36:01 PM PST · by zagor-te-nej · 75 replies · 1,252+ views
    Trajkovic Web Site ^ | Feb 16, 2006 | zagor-te-nej
    The Srebrenica operation was planned so that Bosnian Serb forces were positioned in a shape of a horseshoe, thus intentionally leaving space for the Muslim army and civilians to retreat North, North-West towards Tuzla. The distance of 36km and the configuration of the terrain are such that any man in average physical condition can cross it on foot. The military operation was conducted in this manner with the intention of minimizing the number of casualties, since the Muslims had brought in substantial military forces. If the Muslim forces had been hermetically enclosed, a violent fight would have ensued in which...
  • Bosnia: Hague Judge Silences Bin Laden Bosnia Testimony, as NATOs Claims Questioned

    02/13/2006 8:17:25 PM PST · by Banat · 14 replies · 648+ views
    Balkanalysis ^ | FEB 08 2006 | C. Deliso
    Judge Patrick Robinson immediately shut down a Western journalist on the Hague Tribunal witness stand last week, when she disclosed having seen Osama bin Laden waltz into the office of late Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic in November 1994. Just as veteran British journalist Eve-Ann Prentice, who covered the Yugoslav conflicts for the Guardian and the Times told of the famous OBL, Prosecutor Geoffrey Nice objected, and the judge cut off the testimony immediately declaring it irrelevant, according to the defenses recap of a devastating day of testimony. full article
  • Film on Bosnian war rapes stirs Berlin fest

    02/13/2006 8:32:47 AM PST · by voletti · 20 replies · 1,283+ views
    Financial Express ^ | 2/12/06 | Reuters
    BERLIN, FEBRUARY 13: A moving drama about Bosnia's post-war trauma and the lingering impact of the systematic rape of Bosnian women by Serb soldiers won cheers at its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival on Sunday. Grbavica spotlights a hushed-up topic of mass rapes in Bosnia during the siege of Sarajevo with a tear-jerking story of a Muslim woman who tries to hide the grisly truth of the past to protect her daughter. The film, seen by critics as one of the Berlinale's best so far, is told against the backdrop of Sarajevo's struggle to come to terms with...
  • Four years pass, Milosevic still on trial

    02/12/2006 5:07:28 AM PST · by jalisco555 · 46 replies · 1,484+ views
    CNN ^ | 2/11/06 | Joe Sterling
    (CNN) -- The war crimes trial of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic enters its fifth tedious year Sunday, and though international interest in the tribunal has waned, it has proved a useful tool in educating Serbs. "Its greatest reverberation is in Serbia itself," where regional media have brought the crimes to center stage by airing and reporting on the proceedings, said Edgar Chen of the Coalition for International Justice, a group that supports war crimes tribunals. Milosevic is charged with genocide and crimes against humanity in last decade's bloody Balkans conflict, and for four years, he has dragged out judicial...
  • Hague Judge Silences Bin Laden Bosnia Testimony, as NATOs Claims Questioned

    02/09/2006 7:28:20 AM PST · by tgambill · 14 replies · 784+ views
    www.balkanalysis.com ^ | 8 February 06
    Judge Patrick Robinson immediately shut down a Western journalist on the Hague Tribunal witness stand last week, when she disclosed having seen Osama bin Laden waltz into the office of late Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic in November 1994. Just as veteran British journalist Eve-Ann Prentice, who covered the Yugoslav conflicts for the Guardian and the Times told of the famous OBL, Prosecutor Geoffrey Nice objected, and the judge cut off the testimony immediately declaring it irrelevant, according to the defenses recap of a devastating day of testimony. However, considering that the defendant, former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic was trying to...
  • "They Tear Up The Koran" (OH MY!)

    01/30/2006 4:46:22 PM PST · by Cornpone · 13 replies · 626+ views
    DER SPIEGEL ^ | 30 January 2006 | DER SPIEGEL
    DER SPIEGEL spoke to Nadja Dizdarevic, 31, a Bosnian Muslim, who is working with Amnesty International on behalf of the prisoners being held in the US terrorist suspect camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Her husband has been held there since January 2002. Next week Amnesty will release testimony by eight former detainees about conditions in the camp. SPIEGEL: Your husband Boudella al-Hajj is accused of planning attacks on the British and US embassies in Sarajevo.Dizdarevic: My husband and five other Bosnians of Algerian descent where acquitted of terrorism charges by a Bosnian court in January 2002 due to lack of...
  • US Links to Croatian War Crime?

    01/24/2006 8:36:47 AM PST · by montyspython · 74 replies · 1,094+ views
    Former Croatian General Ante Gotovina stands accused of war crimes in connection with a 1995 military offensive. Some 150 civilians were killed in the advance. Now, it looks like he may have had help from the United States. His trial may not get started before the end of 2006 or the spring of 2007, but already the case against former Croatian general Ante Gotovina promises some surprises. Gotovina, who is accused of being responsible for the murder of at least 150 Serbian civilians and the eviction of some 150,000 Serbs from the Krajina region in August 1995, may have had...
  • London bombers with possible Bosnian connection

    01/22/2006 8:38:31 AM PST · by zagor-te-nej · 13 replies · 875+ views
    MakFax ^ | Jan 22, 2006 | zagor-te-nej
    London bombers with possible Bosnian connection Banja Luka, 17:22 British team of anti-terror investigators will be heading to Sarajevo on Thursday to probe into possible Bosnian connection of the last year's bombing attacks on London, when 52 people died, "Nezavisne Novine" paper reports, quoting a source from the Bosnia-Herzegovina's Prosecution Office. Initially, the news was made public by the Swiss agency ISN Security Watch. The paper's source said the British investigators expressed interest on four British citizens of Afro-Asian origin, who had been staying in BiH. "It is believed the brother of one of the London suicide bombers was among...
  • Military to join peacekeeping missions (Serbs in Afghanistan and Sudan)

    01/18/2006 7:30:57 AM PST · by kronos77 · 38 replies · 735+ views
    B92 ^ | jan. 18th 2006.
    BELGRADE -- Wednesday – The Serbia-Montenegro Executive Council has decided to offer the services of the Serbia-Montenegro military’s professional soldiers in peacekeeping operations around the world. The Serbia-Montenegro soldiers will be participating in a United Nations-led peacekeeping mission in Sudan and will also be helping out international security forces in Afghanistan. The Federal Parliament has also delivered a proposal for immediate consideration to have Serbia-Montenegro soldiers participate in other UN operations in Liberia, the Ivory Coast and Congo, and both Serbian and Montenegrin Parliaments have expressed support for the proposal. Military analysts Zoran Dragisic and Aleksandar Radic are not surprised...
  • Boyle: Haye`s reforms- Serb Bosnia to succeed to Serbia.

    01/15/2006 7:58:56 AM PST · by kronos77 · 11 replies · 434+ views
    FENA ^ | jan. 15 th 2006. | FENA
    Reforms of Hayes, UN dep. high repr. in bosnia are aimed so that in forecoming Kosovo status negotiations, Half of Bosnia, e.i. Serb republic is to be given to Serbia to compensate Albanian claims on indipendancy of Kosovo, says Francis Boyle, US professor and Bosnia attorney on Genocide and agression claims against Serbia infront international court. " I, myself have carefuly looked Heyes`es documents, made by US state Departmant, and Serb republic is at same level as Bosnia, and that is done on pourpouse." said he. "His reforms are strongening Serb Republic (Christian enthity in Bosnia) in order to succeed...
  • Serbian FM, "Albanian for president of Serbia, if they accept broad authonomy plan"

    01/12/2006 8:40:39 AM PST · by kronos77 · 5 replies · 333+ views
    Serbia-Montenegro foreighn minister said in his statement to Kurir newspapers. "Offer is that if agreed to compromise, Albanians will gain proportional number of parlament members, places in all ministerys, including proportional number of command structure in police and in the army, judiciary and legislative bodies of Serbia." said Draskovic. Asked if thet means that Albanian can be president of Serbis, Draskovic said "If they accept broad authonomy in Serbia _ yes."
  • Happy New Year from Bill Clinton!

    01/07/2006 7:21:23 PM PST · by uplandgame · 3 replies · 372+ views
    Julia Gorin Blog - Republican Riot ^ | 5-Jan-2006 | Julia Gorin
    Well, it looks like the Albanian mafia in this countrymuch of whose proceeds are exchanged with al Qaeda et alis outpacing both its Italian and Russian counterparts. Boy, its a good thing we rescued and resettled that clan here. In Kosovo, meanwhile, the Albanian Muslims have been attacking UN and NATO ever since NATO saved them, and gearing up for all-out war against the West this year if it stands in the way of the logical conclusion of the jihad we helped them fight six years ago. That is, full independence (i.e. an Islamic-narco-terror mafia state without peacekeeper oversight). Such...