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  • An Empire's Unreasonable Demands guarantee World War One

    08/06/2013 9:13:25 AM PDT · by Ravnagora · 14 replies ^ | August 6, 2013 | Aleksandra Rebic
    THE IMPOSSIBLE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN ULTIMATUM TO SERBIA IN 1914Aleksandra's Note: What follows is the impossible ultimatum presented to the Serbian government by Austria-Hungary on July 23, 1914, just over 3 weeks after the June 28th assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Fair historians have assessed this ultimatum as being both unreasonable and, more importantly, clearly intended to set Serbia up to fail to meet the demands, thus giving the green light for the war against the Serbs the Empire had been planning all along. All dates indicated are according to the current [Gregorian] calendar. The "old calendar" [Julian] date...
  • Iran Defies Ultimatium By Nuclear Watchdog

    09/22/2003 7:26:55 PM PDT · by blam · 2 replies · 170+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-23-2003 | Anton La Guardia
    Iran defies ultimatum by nuclear watchdog By Anton La Guardia, Diplomatic Editor (Filed: 23/09/2003) Iran defied international pressure over its nuclear programme last night when it announced it would scale back its co-operation with United Nations inspectors. The announcement came hours after Iranian forces paraded six of the newly deployed Shahab-3 missiles, with a range of around 800 miles, able to reach most parts of the Middle East. The belligerent moves are a reaction to an ultimatum by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UN nuclear watchdog, which demanded that Iran come clean about its nuclear programme by the...
  • Pres. Bush 'Flips Out' over Daughters Drug Party [Laura says no more parties or both live at home]

    05/17/2003 7:07:22 AM PDT · by ewing · 90 replies · 536+ views
    Natl Enquirer ^ | Week of May, 26 2003 | Mike Walker
    Just the header, read the article at the newsstandSaid that Laura and Dubya had called a family conference with the First Twins and said that there are to be no more wild college parties and both will be required to live in Washington for the summer and perhaps longer if another incident gets into the press. (as long as they are recieving college money)The article did not say whether Barbara the younger would then commute to Yale or Jenna would transfer to Maryland U.
  • Washington to Syria:Hand over Saddam's WMD First (before Iraqi leaders) or face Military Action

    04/21/2003 7:39:51 AM PDT · by ewing · 18 replies · 155+ views
    DEBKAfile Security Newsletter ^ | April 21, 2003 12.43PM | Gioria Shamis retired Economist Magazine Reporter
    This was Syrian President Bashir Assad's first response (pushing Saddams Son in Law over the Syrian border) to the newly delivered United States ultimatium : deliver Iraq's weapons of mass destruction and regieme leaders or face military action.President George W. Bush noted with satisfaction that Syria was beginning 'to understand the message.'But according to DEBKAfile's Washington, DC sources the handover of all the high ranking Iraq fugitives being sheltered in Syria will not satisfy the US Government or get it off the Assad governments back. The US Ultimatium to Damascus consists of three demands to be followed in the same...