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  • WMR " participating in a national and international effort to stymie the plan by Democratic multi-billionaire financier and hedge fund manipulator George Soros to influence a Barack Obama administration's foreign and domestic policies.  more
  • 1973- 20% of American households had 44% of wealth,  in 2002 that 20% had 50% of wealth.
  • Soros  thinks Bush is a moron idiot, but does that make him a 'progressive'.. there is ample evidence of  neocon-like capitalist beliefs and activities.
  • and 'free-market economics'
  • the collapse of Eastern European socialist movements?
  • What is OPIC? Antiwar
  • "When it comes down to dollars and cents both have their snouts in the same public trough: both are in on the Bosnia-Kosovo foreign aid gravy train, with Halliburton profiting from the physical reconstruction work while Soros builds up (and seizes control of) the financial infrastructure."  Antiwar
  • Soros modus operandi:  ruin a country and its economy, then move in to buy valuable state assets at throwaway prices.  Organizer
  • A Q Khan, Pakistan, nuclear black market, scapegoat for Germans, French, South Africans, 70 countries supply Pakistan nuclear program.
  • Institute for War and Peace Reporting   Independent news from Iraq, Afghanistan, Balkans, Belarus, Caucasus, Central Asia and Yogoslav War Crimes Tribunal.
  • Bosnia's genocide lawsuit against Serbia, World Court
  • Religioius
  • Serbianna, they fueled war, bombed for peace, and now cash in on their acquired power and influence.  Glas Javnosti.
  • Serbia Unity
  • Slobodan  Executive Summary: FINAL REPORT OF THE SELECT SUBCOMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE THE U.S. ROLE IN IRANIAN ARMS TRANSFERS TO CROATIA AND BOSNIA ("THE IRANIAN GREEN LIGHT SUBCOMMITTEE") House International Relations Committee - October 10, 1996 - 104th Congress; 2nd Session
  • Statoids   Republics of Serbia and Montenegro
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  • Council on Foreign Relations
  •  Craig, Sen. Larry  Clinton-Approved Iranian Arms Transfers Help Turn Bosnia into Militant Islamic Base ("Investigate the United States Role in Iranian Arms Transfers to Croatia and Bosnia")
  • AP Kosovo split — new Cold War with Russia?
  • Bush, neocons:  Cheney, Rice, Powell, Perle, Wolfowitz, Reagan, Kristol, Encounter, Weekly Standard, PNAC,  AEI, Heritage Foundation, JINSA, Ben Wattenberg and the real majority, Scoop Jackson, Podheretz, Shachtman, Leo Strauss, Trilling, Marxism resembles Straussianism, Kirkpatrick, Elliot Abrams, Negroponte, permanent revolution, use force to redraw map of middle east, imperialism, unconditional support of Israel, 
  • Interfax  on Russia, CIS, Baltic countries
  • International Relations and Security Network ISN, Swiss contribution to 'Partnership for Peace'
  • Pipeline News 10 Years And Counting - Still No Exit Plan From Clinton Created, European Al-Qaeda Base
  • Southeast European Times English, sponsored by US Dept of Defence
  • Wikipedia, Albanians
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  • Connect Iran-Contra, Serbia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, bin Laden and 9/11.
  • Wikipedia Serbia

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  • Wikipedia Croatia

  • WMR Aug 08 "Rather then appear, pursuant to a subpoena, before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his role in Justice Department prosecutions, including that of Alabama Democratic Governor Don Siegelman, Rove was winging off to Yalta to speak at a conference sponsored by the YES Foundation of Ukrainian billionaire steel tycoon Victor Pinchuk, considered one of the wealthiest of the Jewish Russian and Ukrainian oligarchs who amassed their fortunes after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Past participants in annual Yalta conferences have included Ukrainian neocon President Victor Yushchenko, who came to the aid of Saakashvili with military and political support after Georgia's attack on South Ossetia; International Monetary Fund President Dominique Strauss-Kahn; and, more interestingly, Georgia's Saakashvili." full story
  • WMR "Manipulating the progressive media and diverting the news   ...   This editor is participating in a national and international effort to stymie the plan by Democratic multi-billionaire financier and hedge fund manipulator George Soros to influence a Barack Obama administration's foreign and domestic policies. The effort will focus on educating the new Democratic congressional class as well as the news media on the history of Soros and his activities in fomenting crises, through "themed revolutions," in Eastern Europe and the nations of the former Soviet Union, attacking currencies and national economies, and engaging in predatory corporate practices that have resulted in the loss of hundreds of thousands of jobs in the United States.   ...   The initiative against Soros and his loyalists, who include retired General Wesley Clark, former US ambassador to the UN Richard Holbrooke, Carter National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, is in the initial stages and more information will be forthcoming as the project progresses. Soros has made common cause with the neocons in attacking Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad, accusing them of being in nuclear league with one another. Soros is old neocon wine in a "neo-liberal" bottle."  full story
  • WMR Leading Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Barack Obama, has two pro-neocon foreign policy advisers on his campaign team. They are Clinton-era Middle East envoy Dennis Ross, currently the director of the neo-con and pro-Israel Washington think tank, Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP). WINEP is part and parcel of "The Lobby," the pro-Israel and pro-Likud Party network of think tanks and lobbyists that have influenced the Middle East policies of the current administration and past administrations.  ...  WINEP hosted Vice President Dick Cheney at its October 2007 annual Weinberg Founders Conference at the Landsdowne Golf Resort in northern Virginia, where Cheney issued a strong warning against Iran. WINEP's advisory board includes such neocons as Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle, Edward Luttwak, James Woolsey (who is also ostensibly a Democrat), and Mort Zuckerman.  ...  Obama's other foreign policy adviser is Dr. Susan Rice, Clinton's Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs. Rice's policy, which echoed that of her godmother, then-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, included coddling African dictators and plying them with military and economic assistance. Rice told Ugandan opposition leaders during Bill Clinton's visit to that nation in 1998 to drop its demands and work with the dictator Yoweri Museveni. Rice also supported other U.S. client-dictators in Africa, including Rwanda's Paul Kagame, Ethiopia's Meles Zenawi, Kenya's Daniel arap Moi, and others. <snip> Obama, whose father was Kenyan, looks ready to keep the Bush administration's status quo on Africa: coddling America's client dictators while ignoring the democratic opposition.
  • Global Research "The U.S. Congress has documented in detail, the links of Al Qaeda to agencies of the U.S. government during the civil war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, as well as in Kosovo.3 More recently in Macedonia, barely a few months before September 11, U.S. military advisers were mingling with Mujahideen mercenaries financed by Al Qaeda. Both groups were fighting under the auspices of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), within the same terrorist paramilitary formation. "
  • Go to Clinton / Bush / Reagan crime families index  Connect Iran-Contra, Serbia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, bin Laden and 9/11.
  • Serbia says the province forms part of its historical territory and has strong religoius significance for its majority Orthodox Christions population.  But is is equally coveted by Kosovo's ethnic Albanians, who are mostly Muslim and make up a 90 percent majority in the region.
  • Wikipedia "Possibly the historical event that left the biggest mark on the collective memories of the peoples of the Balkans was the expansion and later fall of the Ottoman Empire. There is not a people in the Balkans that doesn't place its greatest folk heroes in the era of either the onslaught or the retreat of the Ottoman Empire. For Croats it is Nikola Zrinski, for Serbs Miloš Obilic, for Albanians Skanderbeg, for Bulgarians Vasil Levski, and for ethnic Macedonians - Gotse Delchev"
  • WMR poster: Mueler:  "Misogynist pedophile collusion between Catholic, political, royal and corporate hierarchy goes back CENTURIES. To secure royal backing, the church allowed noblemen the "right" to rape village women on their wedding night. Charlton Heston and Mel Gibson made movies on this scandal. Central to this betrayal of the masses is the demonization of family planning. More recently, Catholic anti-abortion Hitler won Vatican backing and he blackmailed it over its pedophile scandals to maintain ongoing cooperation. THOUSANDS of Catholic clergy helped the Nazis, especially in Croatia where they led genocides of nearly a million Serb CHRISTIAN "heretics" who "supported abortion". Mind you, the "pro-life" Catholic Croatian Nazi Ustashi even belly diced pregnant Serb women to kill their "heretic" fetuses. Pope NAZINGER'S lawyer recently DEFENDED this genocide in a California lawsuit by Serb survivors "because it was legal". Only GCN- and RBN-banned Greg Szymanski of Arctic Beacon reports on this outrage. You'd think Vatican-backed genocide by Nazis would be ongoing front page news in the US and Democratic candidates would challenge the Church's centuries of genocide, matricide and pedophilia to ward off condemnation of their pro-choice and stem cell research stands. But our Democrats are too cowardly. Only ex-Catholic Croatian Dennis Kucinich has quietly noted tbe betrayal of the already born by anti-choicers and has reversed his abortion stand. The Bush family gets away with its Nazi and pedopohile scandals because the public, media and MOTHERS keep allowing the Vatican to get away with centuries of abuse. You'd think mothers would stop attending Mass and sending their molestable kids to parochial schools"
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  • Archive    Final report of the Select Subcommittee to Investigate the United States Role in Iranian Arms Transfers to Croatia and Bosnia ("the Iranian Green Light Subcommittee"), with minority views : report prepared for the Committee on International Relations, U.S. House of Representatives (1997)
  • Institute for War and Peace Reporting   Independent news from Iraq, Afghanistan, Balkans, Belarus, Caucasus, Central Asia and Yogoslav War Crimes Tribunal.
  • Religioius
  • In Serbia, until the 1999 NATO bombings to subdue Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, the Soros Fund operated a Civil Centre in Pristina, Kosovo, to fight for the national independence of the Albanian Muslim majority. In Belgrade, it operated ‘Radio B-92,’ which played a major role in the anti-Milosevic student riots in 1996-97.
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  • Wikipedia "Both the Province of Kosovo and the western regions of the Republic of Macedonia have in recent years seen armed movements (Kosovo Liberation Army, UCPMB, Macedonian NLA) aiming either for independence, greater autonomy, or increased political rights. Further clashes were also reported in the Preševo Valley during the period between 2000 to 2001 (in the lead-up to the Macedonian conflict). ... The fate of Kosovo remains uncertain owing to the reluctance of the Albanian majority in the province to accept the restoration of Serbian sovereignty and the reluctance of the United Nations and NATO to separate the territory from the Republic of Serbia in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution 1244 from 1999. ... The conflict in the Republic of Macedonia seems to have calmed down. It was resolved by the Macedonian government giving the Albanian minority a greater role in the government and the right to use the Albanian language in areas where the Albanians form a majority. ... It is worth mentioning here that rights to use the Albanian language in education and government were given and guaranteed by the Constitution of SFRY and were widely utilized in Serbia, Macedonia, and in Montenegro long before Dissolution of Yugoslavia. The only thing that changed in that matter is that before NATO intervention in 1999, there were information services and news ("Dnevnik") broadcasted in Albanian language on the Serbian National Radio and Television, RTS."
  • Wikipedia Ustase  The Ustaša - Croatian Revolutionary Movement (Croatian: Ustaša - Hrvatski revolucionarni pokret, members known collectively as Ustaše, but sometimes anglicised as Ustashas or Ustashi) was a Croatian nationalist far-right movement. It engaged in terrorist activity before World War II and ruled, under Nazi protection, in a part of Yugoslavia after that country was occupied by the Axis powers. After German forces withdrew from Yugoslavia in 1945, the Ustaše was defeated and expelled by the communist Yugoslav partisans.  When it was founded in 1929, the Ustaše was a nationalist organization that sought to create an independent Croatian state. When the Ustaše came to power during World War II, its military became the Ustaše Army (Ustaška Vojnica). They claimed that this army had 76,000 troops at its peak in 1944.[citation needed] In the 1990s, during the Yugoslav wars, there was a resurgence of support for the Ustaše. Croatian law currently forbids Ustaše symbols and associated references. As a rule, the enthusiasts of Neo-Nazism in Croatia refer to the Ustaše as their role models.  Their name derives from the verb ustati which means "to rise", hence ustaša would mean an insurgent, a rebel. This name did not have fascist connotations during their early years in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia as the term "ustaš" was itself used in Herzegovina to denote the insurgents from the Herzegovinian rebellion of 1875.  

  • Wikipedia Croatia  In 1991 Croatia has declared independence from Yugoslavia and a bitter and costly war was fought by the Croatian government against the Miloševic - led Yugoslav People's Army, Serbian paramilitary forces and rebel Serbs from Croatia who wanted to create "Greater Serbia" from Croatian and Bosnian and Herzegovian territory. Later, the war turned into a conflict between the Republic of Croatia and the rebel Serbs who lived in Croatia. The war came to an end with a Croatian victory, liberating the lost territory and its constitution to the state before war started, which made possible signing of the Dayton Agreement in 1995 by all war sides, that gave peace in the neighbouring Bosnia and Herzegovina.   ....   The population of Croatia has been stagnating over the last decade. The 1991–1995 war in Croatia had previously displaced large parts of the population and increased emigration. Most Serbs were driven out from the country in the last stage of the war (about 300,000), 580,000 Serbs lived in Croatia before the war according to the 1992 census figures [1]. Some Croats who also fled the country during the war are returning. The natural growth rate is minute or negative (less than ± 1%), as the demographic transition has been completed half a century ago. Average life expectancy is approximately 75 years, and the literacy rate is 99%.   .. Croatia is inhabited mostly by Croats (89.9%). There are around twenty minorities. Serbs, though they were much larger before war , being the largest one (4.5%). The predominant religion is Catholicism  The Croats are predominantly Catholic and their language is Croatian.

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  • WMR "August 23 /August 19, 2005 -- Revelations about Satterfield and Able Danger are connected. The recent revelations that the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, David Satterfield, is the USGO-2 named in the Franklin-Rosen-Weismann indictment and the coming forward of the Defense Intelligence Agency's (DIA) Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer and his evidence that the elite Able Danger force had Mohammed Atta and three other hijackers under surveillance in 2000 and was prevented from taking action are related stories. Shaffer was the liaison between DIA and the U.S. Special Operations Able Danger team that was tracking Atta and his cell in the United States and abroad. The Pentagon inaction is being blamed on lawyers for the U.S. Special Operations Command who prevented the FBI from being informed of the Atta team's activities. What is being overlooked is that there was a significant neo-con element within the Clinton administration. It included then-Secretary of Defense William Cohen (a Republican) and the career Pentagon officials like Office of Net Assessment chief Andy Marshall, the indicted Larry Franklin, and Harold Rhode, who all increased their power in the Bush administration. This network was close to Clinton State Department officials Martin Indyk, who lost his security clearance while ambassador to Israel, and Dennis Ross (Obama advisor), now of the pro-Likud Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP), the think tank that provided a number of personnel for Douglas Feith's Office of Special Plans, including David Schenker and Michael Makovsky (brother of WINEP Senior Fellow David Makovsky). WINEP's advisory board includes such neocon figures as Richard Perle, James Woolsey, James Roche (of Boeing-Air Force tanker contract fraud infamy), Jeane Kirkpatrick, and Max Kampelman. The pre-911 restrictions on Able Danger are evidence that the neo-cons were as damaging to the security interests of the United States under Clinton as they have been under Bush."
'Clinton, Transfer of  Iranian Arms   top
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  • On the evening of June 4, 2000, John Millis, the Staff Director for the House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, was found dead in a Fairfax, Virginia motel room from what police termed an apparent suicide.[/u:243c4652f6] The owners and staff of the motel where Millis’s body was discovered are under orders from the Fairfax City police not to discuss the matter with the media. Congressional colleagues of Millis claim the 47-year-old husband and father exhibited no signs of depression. story
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  • Association of Former Intelligence Officers Millis, Clinton, drugs 1999, HPSCI
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  • Grail News Was Pelosi aware that John Millis, HPSCI chief of staff when the Committee's report was prepared and released, was a CIA veteran who for thirteen years worked with and supplied the heroin-smuggling mujahedeen in Afghanistan? (At least one of the suspect airlines supplying these Mujahadeen, Global International, was also involved in Iran-Contra.)
  • Gunderson Millis
  • Slobodan Green Light Committee, ... Jatras, gave evidence about what was contained in U.S. Congressional reports regarding the Iranian arms transfers to Bosnia and Croatia.
  • Alamo Girl John I. Millis, a former case officer with the Central Intelligence Agency who for the last three years served as the top staff member of the House Intelligence Committee,
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  • Global International Airways
  • House Intelligence Committee  FINAL REPORT OF THE SELECT SUBCOMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE THE U.S. ROLE IN IRANIAN ARMS TRANSFERS TO CROATIA AND BOSNIA ("THE IRANIAN GREEN LIGHT SUBCOMMITTEE") House International Relations Committee - October 10, 1996 - 104th Congress; 2nd Session file
  • New York Times 6/5/00 "…..Before becoming a senior staff aide in Congress, Mr. Millis served as a case officer for the C.I.A. for nearly 13 years. In that period, he lived in Pakistan, ... remember Judith Miller, Iraq war propagandist
  • New York Times 
  • Uhuh, Clintons
  • New York Times 6/5/00 "…..Before becoming a senior staff aide in Congress, Mr. Millis served as a case officer for the C.I.A. for nearly 13 years. In that period, he lived in Pakistan, working to provide covert aid to Afghan rebels who were fighting the Soviet army. In 1996 and 1997 he was staff director of a special Congressional committee that investigated the Clinton administration's approval of arms shipments from Iran to Muslim forces in Bosnia. …New York Times …He was named staff director of the House Intelligence Committee, the top staff position, in 1997. ….."
  • John Millis became Staff Director of HPSCI in 1997, at the beginning of the 105" Congress. He started work at HPSCI as a professional staff member in 1993 and became staff director of the Subcommittee on Human Intelligence, Analysis, and Counterintelligence in 1995- He served in that position until becoming full Committee staff director in 1997, excepting a six month period in late 1996 when he was asked to serve as the staff director of the Select Subcommittee on the United States Role in Iranian Arms Transfers to Croatia and Bosnia ("The Iranian Green Light Committee") of the International Relations Committee. In 1995-96, Mr. Millis also served as HPSCI staff liaison to the "Aspin-Brown" Commission reviewing the roles and capabilities of U.S. intelligence.  and text
  • Alamo Girl Clinton death list entry:  Evan Hunziker 12/18/96 CNN "……Evan Hunziker, the man held three months by North Korea for alleged spying, was found dead Wednesday in a Tacoma motel, apparently a victim of suicide. Police said Hunziker suffered a single gunshot wound to his head. He was 26 years old. Hunziker returned to the United States on November 27 after spending three months in the hands of North Korean authorities on suspicion of espionage. He was freed after New Mexico Rep. Bill Richardson traveled to North Korea and negotiated his release. ……"
  • PrisonPlanet  "U.S. supported al-Qaeda cells during Balkan Wars Fought serbian troops, Isabel Vincent National Post Original Link:  Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda terrorist network has been active in the Balkans for years, most recently helping Kosovo rebels battle for independence from Serbia with the financial and military backing of the United States and NATO. The claim that al-Qaeda played a role in the Balkan wars of the 1990s came from an alleged FBI document former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic presented in his defence before the Hague tribunal last week. Mr. Milosevic faces 66 counts of war crimes and genocide.  Although Hague prosecutors have challenged the veracity of the document, which Mr. Milosevic identified as a Congressional statement from the FBI dated last December, Balkan experts say the presence of al-Qaeda militants in Kosovo and Bosnia is well documented. Today, al-Qaeda members are helping the National Liberation Army, a rebel group in Macedonia, fight the Skopje government in a bid for independence, military analysts say. Last week, Michael Steiner, the United Nations administrator in Kosovo, warned of "importing the Afghan danger to Europe" because several cells trained and financed by al-Qaeda remain in the region. ... "Many members of the Kosovo Liberation Army were sent for training in terrorist camps in Afghanistan," said James Bissett, former Canadian ambassador to Yugoslavia and an expert on the Balkans. "Milosevic is right. There is no question of their participation in conflicts in the Balkans. It is very well documented." ... The arrival in the Balkans of the so-called Afghan Arabs, who are from various Middle Eastern states and linked to al-Qaeda, began in 1992 soon after the war in Bosnia. According to Lenard Cohen, professor of political science at Simon Fraser University, mujahedeen fighters who traveled to Afghanistan to resist the Soviet occupation in the 1980s later "migrated to Bosnia hoping to assist their Islamic brethren in a struggle against Serbian [and for a time] Croatian forces." ... The Bosnian Muslims welcomed their assistance. After the Bosnian war, "hundreds of Bosnian passports were provided to the mujahedeen by the Muslim-controlled government in Sarajevo," said Prof. Cohen in a recent article titled Bin Laden and the war in the Balkans. Many al-Qaeda members decided to stay in the region after marrying local Muslim women, he said. ... They also set up secret terrorist training camps in Bosnia -- activities financed by the sale of opium produced in Afghanistan and secretly shipped through Turkey and Kosovo into central Europe. ... In the years immediately before the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999, the al-Qaeda militants moved into Kosovo, the southern province of Serbia, to help ethnic Albanian extremists of the KLA mount their terrorist campaign against Serb targets in the region. ... The mujahedeen "were financed by Saudi and United Arab Emirates money," said one Western military official, asking anonymity. "They were mercenaries who were not running the show in Kosovo, but were used by the KLA to do their dirty work." ... The United States, which had originally trained the Afghan Arabs during the war in Afghanistan, supported them in Bosnia and then in Kosovo. When NATO forces launched their military campaign against Yugoslavia three years ago to unseat Mr. Milosevic, they entered the Kosovo conflict on the side of the KLA, which had already received "substantial" military and financial support from bin Laden's network, analysts say. ... In the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist strikes on the United States, NATO began to worry about the presence in the Balkans of the Islamist terrorist cells it had supported throughout the 1990s. ... 
WayneMadsenReport November 29, 2007 -- Beware of the Clinton "neocon-lite" interventionists publication date: Nov 29, 2007 Previous | November 29, 2007 -- Beware of the Clinton "neocon-lite" interventionists

A future Hillary Clinton administration threatens to immerse the United States in even further wars. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and UN ambassador Richard Holbrooke, Senator Clinton's two top foreign policy advisers -- who could both end up in her administration in senior foreign policy positions -- are known to have hard line positions on two "K countries" -- Kosovo and Kurdistan. And their reasons have very little to do with helping Kosovars or Kurds -- Albright and Holbrooke are known to be extreme Russophobes who would like nothing more than confront the Russians over Kosovo and Iraqi Kurdistan.

It should be recalled that the Albright-Holbrooke team plunged the United States into the Balkans war, culminating in the first aerial bombing of a European city, Belgrade, since Adolf Hitler's time. Now Holbrooke is calling for U.S. military intervention once again in Kosovo to bolster Kosovo against Russian and Serb opposition to Kosovo's planned independence. He is also accusing Putin of plying Bosnian Serb Prime Minister Milorad Dodik with petrodollars to wean him away from the West and toward a declaration of independence of Bosnia. Holbrooke also obviously sees NATO force being used to put down any Serbian secession from Bosnia.

Writing for MaximsNewsNetwork, Holbrooke sounded the call to arms against Russia. Holbrooke charged that Russian President Vladimir Putin was using his petro-dollars to intimidate regional countries against supporting Kosovo independence. Moreover, Holbrooke called for pressure against Russia's threat to have the Serb section of Bosnia, as well as Georgian secessionist regions Abkhazia and South Ossetia, declare independence if Kosovo declares independence.

Holbrooke says that two Bush administration representatives, Undersecretary of State for European Affairs Nicholas Burns and Special Envoy Frank Wisner, have sought and received assurance from America's NATO partners that they will recognize Kosovo's independence. NATO's deputy representative in Bosnia, Raffi Gregorian, an American, and US ambassador in Sarajevo, Charles English, have been lobbying for NATO to send more troops to Kosovo to protect its expected unilateral declaration of independence from Serb or Russian counteractions. This will set the stage for another neocon "wet dream," a NATO military confrontation with Russia that has already been stage-set by plans to locate missile bases in Poland and the Czech Republic.

It should be recalled that the Dayton Peace talks, which resulted in the agreement that established peace in Bosnia, involved two leading Bush administration neocons: Richard Perle and arch-Zionist Douglas Feith. Both served as advisers to the Bosnian Muslim delegation in Dayton at a time when U.S. arms and money, courtesy of Perle's and Feith's Bosnia Defense Fund, were pouring into the country, with some bleeding over into the hands of "Al Qaeda" and Iranian Revolutionary Guard units. Osama Bin Laden, himself, was reported to be traveling around the world on at least Bosnian passport, issued by the Bosnian embassy in Vienna.

It is one big happy family with the Democratic and Republican interventionist crowd, both the neocon and "neocon-lite" variety: Albright, Holbrooke, Perle, and Feith. Add to that Senator Clinton's military adviser, retired General Wesley Clark, who publicly praised Perle's and Feith's involvement in Dayton on behalf of the Bosnians. Even as then-Bush Secretary of State Colin Powell knew of administration plans to invade and occupy Iraq, he insisted on maintaining U.S. troop levels in Kosovo. Not surprisingly, Senator Clinton recently held out the possibility that Powell could find a job in her administration.

The other "K country" where the neocons are hankering for a showdown with Russia is Kurdistan in Iraq. Russia has just opened a consulate in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil. Direct flights between Erbil and Moscow are planned. In addition, a subsidiary of Russia's Alfa Group plans to explore for oil in Kurdistan next year. The consulate deal was celebrated in a ceremony by Russian ambassador to Iraq Vladimir Chanov and Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani.

It is noteworthy that Barzani is the grandson of the late longtime Kurdish leader Gen. Mulla Mustafa Barzani and the nephew of current Kurdish Regional Government president Massoud Barzani. The Barzani clan have traditional links with Russia and the Soviet Union. In 1945, the Republic of Mahabad was declared in the Soviet-occupied area of Iran as a Kurdish independent republic. Barzani was named the republic's Defense Minister and Army Commander. Pursuant to the Yalta Agreement, Soviet forces were required to withdraw from Iran. Many of Barzani's Pesh Merga forces were hanged by Iranian troops and Barzani fled to Baku, Soviet Azerbaijan and then on to Moscow, where he enjoyed the patronage of Joseph Stalin's government.

Mustafa Barzani received funds from the Nixon administration and Henry Kissinger but was double-crossed after Kissinger helped worked out a deal between Barzani's benefactor, the Shah of Iran, and Saddam Hussein, whom Barzani's forces were fighting. After the typical neocon deal, Barzani was forced to flee to exile in America, where he died in 1979.  Now that US and Israeli military, intelligence, and financial interests are deeply embedded in Iraqi Kurdistan, Russia's move into the area is creating new tensions.  With the Barzani Kurdistan Democratic Party now renewing its old links with its erstwhile Russian allies and the United States planning a long military stay in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan, the neocons have another Russian-American fault line to exploit in their efforts to push American global domination. And it does not matter if Hillary Clinton or any of the Republicans, with the exception of Ron Paul, occupy the White House in January 2009.


The following is from WayneMadsen Report:   Serbia's former President, was found dead in his cell
March 12, 2006 -- Slobodon Milosevic, Serbia's former President, was found dead in his cell in The Hague in the Netherlands. Immediately, the world's corporate media described Milosevic as the "Butcher of the Balkans," even though he had not yet been convicted of any crimes. In fact, Russia had been putting pressure on the UN tribunal to allow Milosevic to travel to Moscow for medical treatment. Milosevic then complained to his attorney that he was worried about being poisoned. The Netherlands, which is governed by a neo-con government aligned with the Bush administration, said its Forensics Institute, part of the Justice Ministry, would carry out an autopsy but independent observers point out that the Dutch immediately stated that Milosevic's death was "probably from natural causes," indicating a predisposition to steer the media away from death by foul play scenario.

Milosevic: knew more than enough to be dangerous to neocons, Republican and Democratic.  With Russia applying pressure for Milosevic's transfer to Moscow, the "other neocons," those in the Clinton administration who supported overt and covert funneling of weapons and funds to anti-Yugoslav forces (MPRI's training contract with Croatian ethnic cleansers and the Richard Perle/Douglas Feith funding, through the Feith&Zell/Riggs Bank Bosnian Defense Fund, of Bosnian regular and irregular forces, including Iranian Pasdarans Revolutionary Guard and Al Qaeda forces, had plenty to be worried about. Milosevic and his intelligence services had collected evidence pointing to the involvement of Madeleine Albright, Richard Holbrooke, Wesley Clark, Perle, Feith, and others in the political, military, and financial backing of Muslim units in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo associated with Osama Bin Laden and Albanian heroin smugglers tied to the Taliban in Afghanistan.

On March 7, 2002, Milosevic charged that Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda helped the Kosovo Liberation Army attack the Balkans. This is from his cross-examination of Kosovo Liberation Army guerrilla leader Sabit Kadriu: 

CROSS EXAMINATION OF SABIT KADRIU Pres. Milosevic: You said you heard about the KLA in 1991.  Sabit Kadriu: I read in newspapers that something happened connected with that.   Pres. Milosevic: You were involved in public activities as you say since the beginning of the 1990s. Do you know about the activity of the organization of Osama bin laden in Kosovo & Metohija?   Sabit Kadriu: I heard about bin Laden this year but never before. Only when the crime was committed against American people.  Richard May [ICTY's British chief judge and Laborite who died in July 2004]: Enough about that. Mr. Milosevic.  Pres. Milosevic: Do you know about the Mujahideen and their atrocities in Kosovo & Metohija?  Sabit Kadriu: That is not true that there were Mujahideen in Kosovo. You have invented that. That is the fruit of your imagination.  Pres. Milosevic: Well, just say 'it's not correct' or 'I don't know.' You are spending time. I will read you a passage and you will tell me if that is correct or not. Al Qaeda (Reads) "functions through some of the terrorist organizations that operate under its umbrella or with its support, including..." I'm going to skip over this next bit, "Albania," etc. Do you consider that to be correct? (1)  Sabit Kadriu: That is not right, and that is the fruit of your imagination.  Pres. Milosevic: [Holds the document in the air. It includes an FBI insignia.] Well, this is the congressional statement of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  DOCUMENT ONE: Congressional Testimony December 18, 2001, Tuesday  SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS AND TERRORISM  COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, UNITED STATES SENATE  "GLOBAL REACH OF AL-QAEDA "  TESTIMONY-BY: J.T. CARUSO, ACTING ASSISTANT DIRECTOR  AFFILIATION: COUNTERTERRORISM DIVISION FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION  .....STATEMENT OF J. T. CARUSO ACTING ASSISTANT DIRECTOR COUNTERTERRORISM DIVISION FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION ... Good morning, Madam Chairwoman and Members of the Subcommittee. My name is J.T. Caruso and I am the Acting Assistant Director of the FBI's Counterterrorism Division. I am pleased to appear before the Subcommittee to discuss Al Qaeda International.

From its inception until approximately 1991, the group was headquartered in Afghanistan and Peshawar, Pakistan. Then in 1991, the group relocated to the Sudan where it was headquartered until approximately 1996, when Bin Laden, Mohammed Atef and other members of Al-Qaeda returned to Afghanistan. During the years Al- Qaeda was headquartered in Sudan the network continued to maintain offices in various parts of the world and established businesses which were operated to provide income and cover to Al- Qaeda operatives.


Although Al-Qaeda functions independently of other terrorist organizations, it also functions through some of the terrorist organizations that operate under its umbrella or with its support, including: [I';m going to skip over this next bit] the Al-Jihad, the Al-Gamma Al-Islamiyya (Islamic Group - led by Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman and later by Ahmed Refai Taha, a/k/a "Abu Yasser al Masri, "), Egyptian Islamic Jihad, and a number of jihad groups in other countries, including the Sudan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Somalia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bosnia, Croatia, Albania, Algeria, Tunisia, Lebanon, the Philippines, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, the Kashmiri region of India, and the Chechen region of Russia. Al-Qaeda also maintained cells and personnel in a number of countries to facilitate its activities, including in Kenya, Tanzania, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. By banding together, Al-Qaeda proposed to work together against the perceived common enemies in the West - particularly the United States which Al-Qaeda regards as an "infidel" state which provides essential support for other "infidel" governments. Al-Qaeda responded to the presence of United States armed forces in the Gulf and the arrest, conviction and imprisonment in the United States of persons belonging to Al-Qaeda by issuing fatwahs indicating that attacks against U.S. interests, domestic and foreign, civilian and military, were both proper and necessary. Those fatwahs resulted in attacks against U.S. nationals in locations around the world including Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Yemen, and now in the United States. Since 1993, thousands of people have died in those attacks.