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  • Kosovo policeman kills detainee in "blood feud"

    01/04/2006 9:43:54 AM PST · by kronos77 · 48 replies · 779+ views
    PRISTINA, Serbia and Montenegro, Jan 4 (Reuters) - A policeman in Kosovo shot and killed a man during his interrogation in an Albanian-style "blood feud" to avenge the murder of his brother. Police said the officer shot the 38-year-old suspect late on Tuesday as he was being questioned about illegal firearms at the Pec police station in the west of the United Nations-run province. The officer was subsequently arrested. Local reports alleged the detainee's brother had stabbed to death the police officer's brother at a nightclub six months ago. The Pristina daily Express quoted the detainee's lawyer as saying he...
  • Islamist state in Europe?

    12/18/2005 3:52:51 PM PST · by thierrya · 40 replies · 2,253+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 12/18/2005 | Jeffrey T. Kuhner
    Islamist state in Europe? By Jeffrey T. Kuhner Published December 18, 2005 The Bush administration has decided to get involved in another dangerous nation-building project -- in the volatile Balkans. More ominously, the effects of this intervention will lay the groundwork for an Islamist state in the heart of Europe. Recently, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and the leaders of Bosnia's three main groups -- Muslims, Serbs and Croats -- met in Washington to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Dayton Accords, which ended Europe's worst bloodletting since 1945. The administration should have limited itself to a symbolic remembrance. Instead,...
  • Kosovo's war on property rights

    12/21/2005 7:11:13 AM PST · by kronos77 · 20 replies · 703+ views
    ERPKIM/Serbianna ^ | december 20th 2005. | M. Bozinovich
    Imagine yourself away from your home, perhaps vacationing, during which time a self appointed authority sells your home and in anticipation of your grievance sets up a panel of judges that will decide whether you are deserving of a compensation and in what amount. It's bad enough that you lost control of your own property and have to go through unnecessary legal proceedings but when the panel of judges decides to pay you way less then what you could have sold the property... you decide to leave. Congratulations! You've been successfully cleansed from the territory. Well, this is exactly what...
  • FORUM: Islamist state in Europe

    01/01/2006 4:40:33 PM PST · by Doctor13 · 17 replies · 1,062+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 1 January 2006 | Stella L. Jatras
    COMMENTARY Jeffrey T. Kuhner's Commentary column asked about the prospect for an "Islamist state in Europe" (The Washington Times, Dec. 18). It is not a question of "if," but of "when." We need only look at what is happening in Europe. Today there are more practicing Muslims than practicing Anglicans in England. In one demonstration in front of British Parliament, signs were carried reading, "Islam, our religion today, your religion tomorrow." France is a basket case, plagued with riots between Muslim youths and the government. Young non-Muslims girls there are accosted on the streets for not covering their hair. In...
  • Clinton-Approved Iranian Arms Transfers Help Turn Bosnia into Militant Islamic Base

    01/03/2006 5:55:20 AM PST · by kronos77 · 30 replies · 747+ views
    US Senate ^ | January 16, 1997 | US Senate
    The Militant Islamic Network The House Subcommittee report also concluded (page 2): "The Administration's Iranian green light policy gave Iran an unprecedented foothold in Europe and has recklessly endangered American lives and US strategic interests." Further -- " . . . The Iranian presence and influence [in Bosnia] jumped radically in the months following the green light. Iranian elements infiltrated the Bosnian government and established close ties with the current leadership in Bosnia and the next generation of leaders. Iranian Revolutionary Guards accompanied Iranian weapons into Bosnia and soon were integrated in the Bosnian military structure from top to bottom...
  • One Funeral Away From Civil War

    01/03/2006 2:08:05 PM PST · by tgambill · 31 replies · 1,135+ views
    One Funeral Away From Civil War January 2, 2006: The head of UNMIK (UN operations in Kosovo) believes that 2006 will be an important year for Kosovo. That’s because 2006 appears to be the year Kosovo's "final status" (either independence or an autonomous province of Serbia) is determined. Meanwhile, 17,500 peacekeepers remain on duty in Kosovo. Austria issued a statement asking that "the dignity of the Serbs" (ie, Kosovar Serbs) be respected as Kosovo's "new status" is resolved. This statement and several like it indicate that the UN and nations in the region believe Kosovo will become a separate country....