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    Quote Originally Posted by Partizan View Post
    Its seems that there was intense lobbying on behalf of the US for the Generals acquittal.

    Hrvati anga

    The verdict ties in nicely with Croatia's accession to the EU on January 1st.
    Desperate stuff.
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    Former KLA Commander, Ramush Haradinaj's appeal against his sentence comes up in the Hague Court next week. Haradinaj who is accused of murdering hundreds of Serbs, Roma and Albanians under his custody will undoubtedly be set free as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Partizan View Post
    Its seems that there was intense lobbying on behalf of the US for the Generals acquittal.
    I think your phrasing here could give people the completely wrong understanding of what went on. There was NO lobbying on behalf of the US. There was lobbying on behalf of his Croatian supporters who employed a private American professional lobbying company to assist them, there was no involvement by the US government or any of its agencies as your statement implies.
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    I think people would do well to remember where the Coats hitched their wagon to in WW2.
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    As ever, the history is written by the winners.
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    Message: if you support the liberal world hegemony you'll get a free pass.

    Partizans work in highlighting this is commendable.

    Remember now Serbs = Bad Guys.

    Is the hague effort part of the ICC?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Telemachus View Post
    Remember now Serbs = Bad Guys.
    Um...but they were!
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    Quote Originally Posted by NewGoldDream View Post
    Um...but they were!
    As were the Bosnians, Croats, Albanians....

    The war in YU has long been painted as black & white, however in reality it was painted with a huge shade of grey.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheWexfordInn View Post
    I think your phrasing here could give people the completely wrong understanding of what went on. There was NO lobbying on behalf of the US. There was lobbying on behalf of his Croatian supporters who employed a private American professional lobbying company to assist them, there was no involvement by the US government or any of its agencies as your statement implies.
    If you believe that you are very naive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Partizan View Post
    As were the Bosnians, Croats, Albanians....

    The war in YU has long been painted as black & white, however in reality it was painted with a huge shade of grey.
    I remember watching the excellent program "the death of yugoslavia' excellent viewing. Had you seen that yourself? it had interviews with a lot of the local actors.

    These libs today just think there is black in white, you are dealing with the breakup of a forced multi ethnic country comprised of ethnic peoples with varying degrees of power.

    It would have been better if things went on the lines of the Greek-Turkey ethnic exchange which was sort of civil. But that certainly wasnt going to happen when you had tossers like US General Wesley Clarke saying monocultural countries had no place in the world and the bad guys=serbs narrative which was promoted.

    Feel the US could have pushed for that, but they couldnt due to the prevailing liberal orthodoxy.

    Then again..?
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