NATO’S FIRST MILITARY ACTION IN HISTORY

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY... FEBRUARY 28, 1994 NATO'S FIRST MILITARY ACTION IN HISTORY US F-16's down four Bosnian Serb planes In the first military action in the (then) 45-year history of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), U.S. fighter planes shoot down four Serbian warplanes in Bosnia. The United States, 10 European countries, and …

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WHY DID THE BALKAN WARS HAPPEN?

Final word on Yugoslavia's disintegration WHY DID THE BALKAN WARS HAPPEN? In conclusion to the excerpts from my wartime diaries, I will try to answer a question some of you have been asking: Why did the Balkan wars happen in the 1990s that led to disintegration of Yugoslavia, a country cobbled together after the Treaty …

HILLARY’S “RUSSIAN RESET” GAFFE: STUNNING EXAMPLE OF STUPIDITY AND INCOMPETENCE – ALSO, HILLARY AND PUTIN: FROM WARMTH TO SCORN

Stunning Example of Stupidity and Incompetence: HILLARY GOOFS ON RUSSIAN "RESET" TRANSLATION Also, "HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE A WOMAN SCORNED"- NOR LIKE A RUSSIAN RULER SCORNED Introduction Most Americans are aware by now of HIllary Clinton's criminal or corrupt activities, both as Secretary of State during the first Obama administration (2008-2012) or in her prior …

MY WARTIME DIARIES: VICTORS’ JUSTICE ON DISPLAY AT THE HAGUE

PROLOGUE BY THE AUTHOR: ABOUT MY WARTIME DIARIES I spent over 12 years covering the Balkans wars and conflicts as an independent journalist (1989-2002). Over 140,000 people lost their lives, and over 4 million were forced to flee their homes during that time. Because the wars were largely incited by foreign powers, more specifically - the United …

GREED & ILLUSION OF CHOICE: NOBODY OWNS ANYTHING IN THE UNIVERSE

COMMENT: NOBODY OWNS ANYTHING IN THE UNIVERSE A reaction to Prof Robert Reich's piece "The Conundrum of Corporation and Nation" The problem with corporatocracy like ours in America is that it is driven by Greed. "Making money" is a euphemism for Greed. Which has come to connote "Goodness" thanks to our corrupt systems of government. …

REINCARNATION OF FASCISM: “MADE IN AMERICA” VERSION

John Pilger is an Australian, Sydney-born, award-winning journalist and filmmaker (click here for his bio).  Two days ago, he published at his website an editorial on the current state of global affairs under the headline "Why the rise of fascism is again the issue." This time, we are witnessing the "made in America" version of fascism. Pilger's …