Balkans

*An outlook of radical Islamism in Bosnia

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The “Green traverse” theory that was made especially known in the early 90’s seems to have become a reality due to the growing influence of radicals in the Balkans, coupled with the chronic corruption issues in the region that facilitates organized crime operations that feed with capital groups of extremists and especially in the sectors of human trafficking and narcotics […]

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*International Injustice: the Conviction of Radovan Karadzic

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“With respect to the Accused’s argument that the Bosnian Muslim side targeted its own civilians, the Chamber accepts that the Bosnian Muslim side was intent on provoking the international community to act on its behalf and, as a result, at times, engaged in targeting UN personnel in the city or opening fire on territory under its control in order to lay blame on the Bosnian Serbs” […]

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*Global Energy Game: ‘Greater Albania’ Used by West to Destabilize Balkans

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The recent spike in violence and tension between Macedonian security forces and groups of ethnic Albanians is an ongoing product of western intervention and NATO bombing of the region in the 1990s, according to Balkan political analysts. The issue of ethnic tension within Macedonia has gained global headlines after eight police officers and 14 others […]

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*The 20th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre: Some victims are more equal than others – Kravica vs. Srebrenica

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The position taken by many Western institutions and even human rights monitoring organisations toward the destruction of Kravica says a great deal about their honesty and helps to put in perspective the Serbian public’s unyielding skepticism about Western even-handedness. We shall use the anniversary of Kravica to cite a few examples […]

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*Refugee Crisis or Green Transversal Project for Europe?

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The crisis is totally out of control, and it’s direct blowback from the US and its allies’ regime change operations in Libya and Syria. Europe gains nothing whatsoever from this and is anxiously trying to mitigate the fallout while giving off the impression of partial compliance with its heavily promoted ‘values’, but conversely, Europe’s pain is the US’ gain […]

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*Montenegro Could Be Headed For A Mountain Of Trouble

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The tiny Balkan state of Montenegro is having a Ukrainian-esque “either-or” choice forced upon its population, which in this case is whether or not the country should join NATO by the end of the year. By all indications, the US will support an initiative to extend membership to Montenegro during the upcoming NATO meeting in December, and the almost more than two-decade-long-straight Djukanovic government appears more than eager to accept […]

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*George Szamuely, “Bombs for Peace: NATO’s Humanitarian War on Yugoslavia”, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013 (pp. 611) – Book Review

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Prodigiously researched, Bombs for Peace is graced with the elegant prose style typical of the author, and with his long-held passion for justice. It is so beautifully written that it is hard to put down, and constitutes a damning exposé of Western policy […]

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