Ostensibly these American bombers are being brought in for NATO exercises. Many see it as an implied threat of war against the Serbian people should they act to defend the Serbian Christian enclaves in the province of Kosovo from a planned attack by the US backed Albanian military and ethnic Albanian ISIS fighters who recently …
The action is projected to have two phases.
In the first one, the ROSU SWAT team is due to attack and will receive assistance on the ground from KFOR soldiers, who will take key points and roads in the north.
The second phase involves the inclusion of soldiers from Albania dressed in KSF [Kosovo Security Force] uniforms. More than 100 Albanian specialists are ready to take full control on the ground….
Two-thirds of the prewar population of Orthodox Christians has been forcibly removed from their homes in the Province of Kosovo and Metohija. 40,000 Orthodox Christian Serbs have been driven out of the city Pristina, and many have been murdered…Over 150 Serbian Orthodox churches and monasteries, as well as other sites of immense cultural and religious significance, have been vandalized and set ablaze, and some have been destroyed entirely.
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He seems totally isolated, and every morning I look at the news to see if he has been assassinated yet. ” — Diana Johnstone
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