In Today’s World Sovereignty Is Not Tolerated

john pilger

Interview: JOHN PILGER, war correspondent, journalist and filmmaker As in Greece today, German economic power played a major role in the dismemberment of Yugoslavia – in encouraging Croatia to break away. John Pilger, world-famous war correspondent, journalist and documentarian, started his career as war correspondent back in the time of the Vietnam War. He was…

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Humanitarian Crisis in the Heart of the Balkans

Church of Holy Trinity destroyed 1999 and burnt to the ground March 2004

This Christmas, Orthodox Christian Serbs were blocked from attending services at their church in Djakovica, a town in Kosovo and Methohija, by an Albanian mob. Christians who are brave enough to remain in Kosovo have been denied access to places of worship for years. Since coming into power, the Albanian separatist regime led by Hashim…

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NATO exploits Greater Albanian Nationalism

sevim dagdelen

Interview: SEVIM DAGDELEN, MP for the German Left Party (Die Linke) Greater Albanian nationalism is flourishing on this soil, which is being exploited by NATO to discipline Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, and even Greece. I recently criticised the KLA, and subsequently received not only sexist, racist and fascist letters from Greater Albanian nationalists, but even death threats. Furthermore, because I criticised the KLA I was…

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Resistance to the NATO Aggression against Serbia – one of the Battles in the Global War

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At the beginning of the NATO aggression in 1999 the Cuban leader Fidel Castro expressed belief that Serbian guerrilla skills, acquired and developed throughout history, will provide dignified resistance to air strikes and a potential ground invasion of the biggest military alliance in the world, behind which stood nineteen world’s most powerful country. On the…

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The Real Story Behind Kosovo’s Independence

jeremy scahill

Following the NATO invasion of Kosovo in June of 1999, the US and its allies stood by as the Albanian mafia and gangs of criminals and paramilitaries spread out across the province and systematically cleansed Kosovo of hundreds of thousands of Serbs, Romas and other ethnic minorities.

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John Pilger on Kosovo – the model for Blair’s war on Iraq

john pilger on kosovo

Kosovo is now a violent “free market” in drugs and prostition.  Muted by the evidence of the Anglo-American catastrophe in Iraq, the “humanitarian” war party ought to be called to account for its forgotten crusade in Kosovo, the model for Blair’s “onward march of liberation”. Just as Iraq is being torn apart by the forces…

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Reminders of Kosovo

john pilger on kosovo

Kosovo – the site of a genocide that never was – is now a violent “free market” in drugs and prostitution. What does this tell us about the likely outcome of the Iraq war? Muted by the evidence of the Anglo-American catastrophe in Iraq, the “humanitarian” war party ought to be called to account for…

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A Review of NATO’s War over Kosovo

chomsky on kosovo

The tumult having subsided, it should be possible to undertake a relatively dispassionate review and analysis of NATO’s war over Kosovo. One might have expected the theme to have dominated the year-end millennarianism, considering the exuberance the war elicited in Western intellectual circles and the tidal wave of self-adulation by respected voices, lauding the first…

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Critique of Kosovo War urges European powers to unite against US

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Masters of the Universe? Nato’s Balkan Crusade edited by Tariq Ali Verso, 240pp It is one year since NATO forces entered Kosovo, following the US-led bombing of Yugoslavia begun on March 24, 1999. Politically speaking, one of the most striking aspects of the war was the key role played by former lefts, pacifists and liberals…

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