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Center for Research on Globalization
April 13, 2018
From the Taliban to the KLA in Kosovo it has always been happy to wreak havoc to protect populations from themselves. Even if that means directly assassinating the man at the top, so be it. Russians always complain, with much justification, that their country is surrounded by US bases armed with missilesÃâÃÂ ...
April 5, 2018
Under the leadership of chairman Sir George Nelson, English Electric established its first design office at the former US base and announced its ... as part of the British contribution to the first Gulf War in 1991 and has gone on to see service in Kosovo and again in the second Gulf War, which began in 2003.
April 4, 2018
The 1999 U.S.-NATO military intervention in the Yugoslav civil war, leading to the dismemberment of Serbia and the building of a giant U.S. military base in the newly NATO-U.S.-created state of Kosovo. This remarkable development has hardly stopped Washington from shaming Russia for deploying itsÃâÃÂ ...
March 20, 2018
Officer of Serb origin in command of main US base in Kosovo. Colonel Nick Ducich, an American of Serb ancestry, is the new commander of the US base Bondsteel in Kosovo, and of KFOR Multinational Battle Group East. Source: RTS Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 16:57ÃâÃÂ ...
March 18, 2018
In an exclusive interview with journalist D. Vujičić for Serbian daily “Vecernje Novosti” Willy Wimmer, German politician, spoke about Kosovo's unilateral ... after the NATO summit in Bratislava, he warned that Serbia was bombed in 1999 for the purpose of establishing US bases on its territory, Wimmer said:.
The Harlan Daily Enterprise
March 14, 2018
New bases are also in Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo from where the US “controls ALL of the Balkans” and Manas Air Base in Kyrgystan “from where the US controls the ... US bases within a country infer their loss of territorial sovereignty without formal political control, as was the old way of governing empires.
March 10, 2018
U.S. soldiers walk toward a U.S. military plane, ready to leave Afghanistan, at the U.S. base in Bagram, July 14, 2011. ... Stanley McChrystal went to Afghanistan in May 2002, “A senior Army officer in Washington told him, 'Don't build [Bondsteels],' referring to the NATO base in [Kosovo] that Rumsfeld sawÃâÃÂ ...
The Independent | SUindependent.com
March 8, 2018
New bases are also in Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo from where the U.S. “controls ALL of the Balkans” and Manas Air Base in Kyrgystan “from where the US controls the ... U.S. bases within a country infer their loss of territorial sovereignty without formal political control, as was the old way of governing empires.
March 6, 2018
U.S. authorities, however, are reluctant to announce the accomplishment — for fear of unleashing a wave of Cubans trying to defect to the U.S. base on the eastern end of the island. That would not ... People should not lose limbs to mines in Cuba or in Kosovo or in South Korea or anywhere.” Steve GooseÃâÃÂ ...
Center for Research on Globalization
March 4, 2018
For example, there are 800 US military bases across the globe and one of the biggest of them is located in Kosovo (Bondsteel) – one of the richest regions .... The Pentagon calculated that a new Iraqi colonial regime would transform its country into the US base of military operations in the very center of theÃâÃÂ ...
Stars and Stripes
February 27, 2018
Retired generals: US bases, missions threatened by rising sea levels. Typhoon Neoguri slams U.S. military bases in Okinawa in 2014. In a report for the Center for Climate and Security a panel of retired generals called for the Defense Department to factor in climate change as part of its long-term basingÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
"In the same region, in the territory of Serbia, in Kosovo, based on a UN decision, the US (military) base Bondsteel has been created," Lavrov continued. "There are numerous testimonies that it's not clear what our American colleagues are doing there. In response to these suspicions, they did not inviteÃâÃÂ ...
February 16, 2018
Over the next nine years, the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) watched as the triumphant KLA expelled nearly all non-Albanians. It also created a provisional government with a “framework constitution,” in preparation for statehood. Though the UN Security Council never approved a 2007 NATO-backedÃâÃÂ ...
Foreign Policy In Focus
February 12, 2018
And, while the U.S. and NATO point to Russia's annexation of the Crimea as a sign of a “revanchist” Moscow, it was NATO that set the precedent of altering borders when it dismembered Serbia to create Kosovo after the 1999 Yugoslav war. It was President George W. Bush who designated China aÃâÃÂ ...
January 17, 2018
Ever since Kosovo gained independence from Serbia a decade ago, neither the government in Pristina nor international peacekeeping forces have really had control over the area. Measuring just 1,300 square kilometers, with roughly 50,000 mostly-Serb inhabitants, everybody knows everybody else.
December 5, 2017
US bases have caused lasting environmental effects in host countries including water, air, and soil pollution from fuel and lead. ... “Invasion deployments,” including US troops during the 1991 Gulf War, Kosovo in 1999, Afghanistan in 2001, and Iraq in 2003, were not considered, as this research focusedÃâÃÂ ...
Voice of America
November 28, 2017
In a report published Tuesday, the nonprofit international affairs group said that announcing the arrival of U.S. troops, ideally at Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo, "would demonstrate an enduring U.S. commitment to security in the region and anchor the United States' long-term ability to influence developments.".
November 25, 2017
"Hague is anti-Serb; We'd like access to US base in Kosovo". The verdict to Ratko Mladic represents merely a continuation of the politicized and biased course taken by the Hague Tribunal (ICTY) during its work. Source: B92 Thursday, November 23, 2017 | 16:46ÃâÃÂ ...
Stars and Stripes
October 22, 2017
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — U.S. military bases on Japan's Kanto Plain have resumed normal operations in the aftermath of a major typhoon that came ashore early Monday. Some installations reported minor issues such as power outages and fallen tree limbs after Typhoon Lan pummeled theÃâÃÂ ...
Stars and Stripes
September 19, 2017
German workers at US bases strike over pay. On Tuesday, more than 70 civilian employees of the U.S. Army in Katterbach, Germany, went on strike and protested for higher wages. They also were striking in Illesheim, which like Katterbach, belongs to U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach. PHOTO COURTESY OFÃâÃÂ ...
Task & Purpose
June 5, 2017
Five major Arab powers severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on June 5, a move that could impact one of U.S. Central Command's most important overseas airbases — as well as the U.S.-led air campaign against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, andÃâÃÂ ...
April 2, 2015
While 686 base sites is quite a figure in its own right, that tally strangely excludes many well-known U.S. bases, like those in Kosovo, Kuwait, and Qatar. ... not take into account NATO bases, including a rumored base in Turkmenistan and a base in Algeria, reported by Wikileaks to be a suspected US base.
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