Impact in NATO countries

This weekend, I had the chance to speak at the conference “Global peace vs. global interventionism and imperialism” organized by the Belgrade Forum for a World of Equals, led by Živadin Jovanović who was the Yugoslav minister of foreign affairs when NATO when to war against Yugoslavia in 1999. For more information about Jovanović and his work, you can see my interview with him on my YouTube channel. You can also listen to a sound recording of my speech here (5 min).

Many of the speakers on the conference have very confrontational attitudes towards NATO, and I am also critical to why NATO and my country Norway went to war against Yugoslavia and many other countries in the world. My question, however, is how to have the best impact in NATO countries.

Taking part in the conference  “Global peace vs. global interventionism and imperialism” Photo by Ivan Golubović.

Taking part in the conference “Global peace vs. global interventionism and imperialism” Photo by Ivan Golubović.

A lot of the rhetoric I heard on this conference has been counterproductive. We heard that one of the speakers saying that Serbs and Turks (meaning Albanians) could never be friends, and NATO has been frequently referred to as the North Atlantic Terrorist Organization. Many of the speakers displayed hatred and intolerance in their speeches. With this kind of rhetoric, it will be much harder to have a voice in Western mainstream media; a conference like this would be dismissed as Serbian nationalist propaganda.

My mission is to create awareness in the West that we made a terrible mistake when we went to war against Yugoslavia in 1999, but instead of attacking Western politicians, I want to treat them with respect and dialog.

Therefore, I have also been able to have good interviews with Norwegian leading politicians, diplomats and officers who were involved in the war against Yugoslavia. I have also been able to speak to Christopher Hill who was leading the talks in Rambouillet. Later on I will publish the interview I made with Dr. Hill where he is speaking about how NGOs were an important factor in creating a public pressure for going to war against Yugoslavia.

However, if those who are fighting for peace and national sovereignty, all kinds of imperialism should be criticized not only the cases where NATO and the West has violated international law.

Brigitte Queck displayed hatred and intolerance, giving the impression that she is a peacemaker. Photo by Ivan Golubović

Brigitte Queck displayed hatred and intolerance, giving the impression that she is a peacemaker. Photo by Ivan Golubović.

Getting back to my speech that I gave on March 23, I was not a popular man when I said that we need to oppose imperialism, no matter if it is coming from Western nations or Russia. Brigitte Queck, a communist from the old German Democratic Republic accused me of supporting fascism because I would also hold Russia accountable. Above you hear her interrupting my speech, and here you can hear her rhetoric when she praised Russia hoping that they would destroy what she calls Nazi, fascist and SS NATO and the US. (4 min). In my opinion, Ms. Queck has very dangerous rhetoric, and it is not consistent with true peacemaking.

In fact there were many speakers with classic communist rhetoric on the conference, and I find it quite ironic that classic communists speak against imperialism. It would make more sense to argue that great powers have their geopolitical interests instead of branding it as imperialism.

The consequences of NATO’s war are evident today as well. We were told that Kosovo was a special case, an exception. However, in 2008, shortly after the Kosovo declaration of independence, Russia did exactly the same as NATO did in 1999 in the war against Georgia. Of course, Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili played an important role in provoking the war, but Russia is the dominant military and political power. In principle, there is no difference between South Ossetia / Abkhazia and Kosovo. Déjà vu, like a true image of the movie Groundhog Day.

Of course Russia has legitimate concerns in Crimea and in the rest of Ukraine. The mob of the streets of Kiev took the power from a legally elected president in an unconstitutional manner, and the presence of anti-democratic and fascistic elements in the new regime is very worrying. And yes, I’ve seen how John Kerry doen’t understand the history of Ukraine, how deputy secretary of State Victoria Nuland wanted to Fuck the EU, and how other Western politicians encouraged the Maidan protesters to take power from the democratically elected president.

However, if those who protest against NATO and US-led wars and campaigns of destabilization should have any credibility, all those who try to manipulate international law must be held accountable.  Russia’s seizure of Crimea, even after a referendum, escalates the conflict in the current situation, and the Russian military presence there does not calm the situation. As long as Russia as the strongest military and political power in the area, it is of course an act of provocation to conduct military manoeuvres in Western Russia and not to exclude the use of military force in Ukraine.

At the end of the conference, the participants voted for the final document by acclamation. I did not applaud. Even if the document has valid points, it is too one-sided with too much communist rhetoric. True peacemakers should not be critical only to one side.

Below you can see British journalist Neil Clark reading the final document.

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Blessed are the peacemakers

An open letter to British MP Alistair Burt, from one Christian to another.

Dear Brother Alistair

My name is Kristian Kahrs, and we have a lot of common friends in the National Prayer Breakfast network. In 2000 I was a NATO officer in Kosovo, but since 2011, I have been trying to raise awareness among Norwegian and Western politicians not to go too easily to war. In fact, I went public on Serbian national news and apologized for not being able to protect Kosovo’s minorities in 1999 and 2000 and for my own naivety. Most people who are interested in politics in Serbia would know who I am, but I hope to raise the awareness of the implications of going to war in NATO countries as well.

On Dec. 30, I read the article Alistair Burt reveals anger over Syria vote at Westminster in The Guardian, and since you are a highly profiled follower of Christ, I was very sad to see your war rhetoric. A Christian brother should be much more cautious than others in going to war, but in this article we see that you are complain that the elected representatives have too much power to prevent war. If you have not read the comments below the article, I would recommend that because there is a lot of democratic common sense in these comments.

   David Cameron addresses the Commons during the debate on intervention in Syria. Photograph: Pool/Reuters

David Cameron addresses the Commons during the debate on intervention in Syria. Photograph: Pool/Reuters

It breaks my heart when you are quoted as saying “We have put ourselves in a constitutional mess this way. I think government needs to take executive action in foreign affairs. It informs parliament. If parliament does not ultimately go for it, then the issue becomes a vote of confidence issue. I don’t think you can handle foreign affairs by having to try to convince 326 people [a majority of MPs] each time you need to take a difficult decision. You do it and if they don’t like it, they can vote you out and they can have a general election.”

A state cannot do anything more serious than to go to war, and I find it quite shocking that you do not want the elected representatives to be involved in the decisions.

Had you and your allies gotten your will, you would have involved your countries in a very dangerous war with an uncertain outcome. You claim that you would go to war to support the secular forces opposing Bashar al-Assad, but even if the Free Syrian Army does not like the Islamic armed groups, they acknowledge that they have the same enemy. Yes, I am aware that the British government has designated for instants the the al-Nusra Front as a terrorist organization, but I think you are underestimating the popular support for Islamist groups in Syria. We’ve seen thousands of people marching on the streets to protest against connecting Islamic resistance to terrorist labels.

Without soldiers on the ground, you would not at all be equipped to control the situation, and the conditions for Christians, other religious minorities, atheists and women would be hell on earth under Sunni Islamic Sharia rule. After our last war against Libya, we now see that the Libyan parliament has adopted Sharia laws.

We can read another interesting and worrying article in The New York Review of Books, How al-Qaeda Changed the Syrian War, a very informative piece written by Sarah Birke published on Dec. 27. It is not good to see how Islamists operate freely from the NATO country Turkey.As an influential British MP, you should be aware who becomes your allies. I would also recommend the excellent Guardian editorial Persecution of Christians: no room at the inn, published just before Christmas. Today, the Guardian also published The full impact of the UK’s vote against intervention in Syria has yet to be felt as a response to your statements.

You were not a member of parliament when NATO went to war against Yugoslavia in 1999, but what we are seeing from politicians, especially after the cold war, is that you use rhetoric about humanitarian intervention and responsibility to protect as excuses to go to war.  However, NATO and the so-called enlightened democracies does not have monopoly on being good, and it is good that politicians in your parliament are waking up to disclose your black and white rhetoric about bad and good people.

I would urge you to once more see if you have Biblical support for getting involved in these wars. Christians should not be warmongers.

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Victims of the Kosovo war

In Western media, a common misconception is that Serbian security structures killed Albanian civilians indiscriminately before Norway and the other NATO countries started the war against Yugoslavia. However, a careful review of who was killed and why shows a different picture. We need a comprehensive and as much as possible complete account of who died in the war and why they died.

ContactPhoto-IMG_20131013_124153Josef Martinsen, former Norwegian officer and cleaner of wells with bodies in Kosovo for Norwegian Church Aid, has done a lot of important work in identifying the victims of the Kosovo war in what he calls “close to a complete record of civilian victims” (page seven in the book). Martinsen has given me access to his book What happened in Kosovo?
electronically, and I have made it available on sorryserbia.com/files/martinsen.zip

I am impressed with the dedication Martinsen has put into his work. It is good that we have passionate people like Martinsen who has a burning desire to make a difference and to give justice to the victims.
However, the way his book is written, I can guarantee that Martinsen will have very minimal impact in Serbia because he does not at all consider Albanian crimes and provocations. I do not want to hide one single Serbian crime in Kosovo, but I have found several inconsistencies in his lists that need to be addressed.I do not believe his book gives a fair representation of what happened in Kosovo.One of the major problems with his list is that he is separating sharply between civilian and non-civilian causalities. Martinsen does not write about KLA provocations at all, and I do not believe he has focused sufficiently on Serbian and non-Albanian victims before March 24 when NATO went to war against Yugoslavia.It is also clear that he is underestimating the violence and intimidation towards Albanians loyal to Yugoslavia from elements associated with the KLA.It is almost impossible to know if the people on Martinsen’s lists belonged or were associated with the KLA or Serbian security structures.Personally, I know many such cases where people who have been presumed civilians have been parts of KLA or Serbian security structures. Below, I will go through some of the inconsistencies I found in these lists, with cross references to two other lists, but first let me present my ideas for moving forward.My proposal is to seek Norwegian governmental or EU funding for joint project with a database aiming to list all victims of war, killed by Serbs, Albanians, NATO and others. This list would be publicly available on a website kosovodatabase.com or something similar, and each person would be clickable where we could see the story about this person and how he or she died.We would have to collect researchers and scholars from all sides to check and verify the stories of how the victims were killed. Many of the names would be disputed, but that is perfectly fine as long as there is a goal to create a common understanding of who died because of the war.I have also been in touch with Humanitarian Law Center (HLC) and Nataša Kandić, and she says the total number of victims is 13.500. The HLC plans to publish more books about this by the end of 2015, but there would still be a need for a project like the one proposed above. Only with an interactive list where the story of each of the victims are presented, can we get the full story of the victims.There is no doubt that MUP officers were responsible for war crimes in Kosovo, but as long as the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 was not implemented, MUP was the only legal police authority in Kosovo. Military losses on all sides would also have to be included.Until June 20, 1999, Martinsen’s lists contains 8627 names, of these there I counted 501 non-Albanian names.

I have also made notes on Martinsen’s list, and the document with my edits where I have tried to mark the non-Albanian names is available on sorryserbia.com/files/kahrsedits.xls. Probably the number of non-Albanians is much higher because the Roma population in Kosovo most often had Albanian names. Of these, Martinsen is responsible for or partially responsible for 5135 names. In 2733 names, he shares responsibility, and here I could only find the following 10 non-Albanian or Serbian names.

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No police provocation at Gazimestan

At Gazimestan with my friend Dr. Rada Trajković. На Газиместану са мојом пријатељицом Др. Радом Трајковић.

At Gazimestan with my friend Dr. Rada Trajković. На Газиместану са мојом пријатељицом Др. Радом Трајковић.

На српском испод. A story about police officers in Kosovo who actually did their job when Serbians celebrated Vidovdan and reading time of the Kosovo Constitution to EULEX police officers.

The Kosovo Police has not publicly admitted that that they provoked violence last year at Gazimestan, but someone must have told them that they failed miserably in 2012 because the police operation last Friday, June 28, went smoothly. Continue reading “No police provocation at Gazimestan” »

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US destabilizing Serbia with Albanian guerrillas

My meeting with Johan Mekkes in December 2000. He claimed to have killed Serbs for Albanian insurgents after NATO's war with Yugoslavia had ended

My meeting with Johan Mekkes in December 2000. He claimed to have killed Serbs for Albanian insurgents after NATO’s war with Yugoslavia had ended

After KFOR and the so-called International Community took control of Kosovo from June 12 1999, we allowed and supported Albanian guerrillas, call them terrorists if you like, to destabilize Serbia. In this article, I will take you on a journey through my personal experiences and encounters with these rebels as a journalist.

It is also likely that the rebel movement UÇPMB, the so-called Liberation Army of Preševo, Medveđa and Bujanova, received US-style infantry training to fight the Serbs after June 12, 1999 when hostilities between NATO and Yugoslavia should have seized according to the Military Technical Agreement.

Macedonia

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Together with my old colleague John Phillips, the former Balkan correspondent for The Times of London, we had many interesting experiences together covering the conflict in South Serbia and Macedonia in 2001. In his book Macedonia warlords and rebels in the Balkans, he wrote the following on page 2:

American intelligence was active in Serbia and Kosovo but its operatives were evidently struggling to come to terms with the new era ushered in by the demise of Milošević’s brutal regime. An ethnic Albanian arrested by British troops for a bomb attack on a busload of Serb civilians in northern Kosovo, Florim Ejupi, was identified credibly as a CIA-trained agent months later after he vanished from American custody, for example.

In his book, Phillips also mentions the British officer Bob Churcher of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst who observed in his paper Kosovo Lindore Preshevo 1991-2002 & The FYROM Conflict that the UÇPMB:

also seem to have received training assistance from someone or some organisation training in an American military style. This became apparent both from the style of marching, complete with US-type marching songs, and the infantry tactics used. (The effectiveness of this was seen in November 2000 when a series of well coordinated infantry attacks demonstrated the UÇPMB’s ability to coordinate the use of 82mm mortars and to effectively “re-organise on the objective” -something that the Bosnian army never learnt in three years.)

Whether the US support for the UÇPMB was direct or indirect through a company like the MPRI or similar, I do not know, but soon, I will have new and revealing information about events connected to this. However, I would like to publish this information first in Norwegian and English language media.

In the meantimes, you an old newsletter from December 2000, you can read the story Dutch sniper killing Serbs. Below you can also read you can read a couple of stories from my experiences as a  war reporter in South Serbia and Macedonia. It should also be noted that the UÇPMB has a Facebook page that has been recently updated.

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Fools’ Crusade, Yugoslavia, NATO and Western Delusions

Fools CrusadeFor those interested in how NATO ended up going to war against Yugoslavia, it could be very useful to read the book Fools’ Crusade, Yugoslavia, NATO and Western Delusions from 2002 written by Diana Johnstone. In this article I have written a summary.

In her book, Johnstone explains the geopolitical mechanisms in for example Germany and the United States. For a German it would not be very pleasant to see how the reunified Germany first said that it would fight no more wars and later promoted nationalism instead of a multiethnic Yugoslavia. It is also interesting to see how Chancellor Gerhard Schröder was happy to see Albanians in Kosovo greet the German KFOR troops in 1999 with Nazi salutes from WWII.

Johnstone is somewhat controversial in some circles, and her book was even rejected in Sweden. However, I am not very surprised by the Swedish rejection because I know no other democracy where freedom of speech and a fair and open debate is suppressed as much as it is in Sweden. In the spirit of multiculturalism, Swedish media and politicians are ridiculously politically correct, and it is virtually impossible to be critical to the massive non-Western immigration or Islam without being labeled a racist. Please read a letter signed by Noam Chomsky.

I believe Diana Johnstone’s book is very well documented, and you should read the whole book if you can. However, if you are not able, please read my selected segments below. I have included the page numbers before every paragraph, and I have also included her footnotes where appropriate. In addition I have also added relevant hyperlinks for a better interactive reading. Continue reading “Fools’ Crusade, Yugoslavia, NATO and Western Delusions” »

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We didn’t investigate murders of Serbs

In 1999, we, the international community, took full control of the rule of law and security in Kosovo,  but we failed to protect Serbs and non-Albanians and investigate crimes against them. As a former NATO officer, let me once again repeat my sincere personal apology.

The case of the Serbian mother S.C. in Prizren, who had her husband and son kidnapped and murdered by what was most probably members of the UÇK, is not much different from all the other cases of murder and ethnic cleansing of Serbs and non-Albanians after 1999. However, the difference with this case is that it has been through a thorough evaluation.

The Human Rights Advisory Panel, established to examine complaints of alleged human rights violations committed by or attributable to UNMIK, carried out an exhaustive investigation of this case, and you can also read its complete opinion and recommendations. Although it uses a lot of legal language, we can see very strong language for the failure to investigate these crimes. The panel has also published a press release with easier language on March 1, 2013.The Human Rights Advisory Panel (the Panel) examines complaints of alleged human rights violations committed by or attributable to the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) and makes recommendations to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) in Kosovo when appropriate.

We went to war against Yugoslavia in 1999, but we were not at all prepared to take responsibility for the rule of law in Kosovo. Our politicians thought war was an easy solution, but we kicked out Serbian police, judges and other law enforcement mechanisms, creating a power vacuum. As the panel writes in paragraphs 18 and 92,  the necessary police and justice structures were not in place before January 2003! Of course, we are suffering with this failure also today when we see that organized crime suffocates Kosovo.

Let me finish with the recommendations.The panel unanimously recommends that UNMIK:

  1. urges EULEX and other competent authorities in Kosovo to take all possible steps in order to ensure that the criminal investigation into the disappearance and killing of the complainant’s family members is continued in compliance with article 2 of the ECHR and that the perpetrators are brought to justice;
  2. publicly acknowledges responsibility for its failure to conduct an effective investigation into the disappearance and killing of the complainant’s family members and makes a public apology to the complainant and her family;
  3. takes appropriate steps towards payment of adequate compensation to the complainant for moral damage;
  4. takes appropriate steps towards the realisation of a full and comprehensive reparation programme;
  5. takes appropriate steps at the United Nations as a guarantee of non repetition;
  6. takes immediate and effective measures to implement the recommendations of the panel and to inform the complainant and the panel about further developments in this case.

Thank you to Branko Ilić for making me aware of this case. Read his article UNMIK: KLA murders in Kosovo were never investigated.

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Success against Croatian revisionism

English below. Хвала најлепше SRBfbreporter за превод. Група Срба са српским пријатељима Норвежанима направила прави подвиг! Још једна победа истине о Србима!

Text in Norwegian: Congratulations, and thanks a lot to Zorica, Frank, Kristian, Knut and all others. !!! Respect to all of you !!!

Kristian Kahrs:
Драго ми је да вас обавестим да смо освојили потпуну победу над хрватским историјским ревизионистима, када је реч о југословенским партизанима у норвешким логорима. У прилогу је протестно писмо Савеза српских удружења у Норвешкој на чијем је челу Борис Максимовић. Изложба „Захвалност народа Норвешке“ је претходно била постављена у Норвешкој, а сада Хрватица Горана Огњеновић планира да је постави на Универзитету у Ослу.

Много добрих Норвежана и Срба у Норвешкој су били у ово укључени, и Френк Алм Хауген ме о овоме обавестио. Када ми је Френк писао 24. јануара, одмах сам контактирао Универзитет у Ослу, Зорицу Митић, српског доктора у Норвешкој и Кнута Фловика Торесена, норвешког официра, аутора и историчара. Кнут је стручњак за историју југословенских ратних заробљеника у Норвешкој, и веома је цењен. Он такође зна људи у Савезом српских удружења у Норвешкој и они су универзитету упутили ово протестно писмо. Поред заједничког протестног писма, Франк и Кнут су написали и своја лична протестна писма и упутили их универзитету. Такође сам имао блиске контакте са амбасадом Србије у Ослу који су такође ступили у контакт са универзитетом.

Најпре, Огњеновић је ангажовала амбасаде БиХ и Хрватске, као званичне партнере у програму, без помињања Срба или Србије уопште. Ово је веома чудно када се зна да су 89% југословенских заробљеника у Норвешкој током Другог светског рата били Срби. Огњеновић је такође написала текст у коме хвали пријатељство између Норвешке, БиХ и Хрватске, поново без помињања Србије или Срба. Међутим, 25. јануара универзитет је променио текст и уклонио ове из програма две амбасаде, заједно са текстом кога је Огњеновић написала.

Данас ме је позвала Марина Тофитнг, директор за комуникације на Универзитету у Ослу, и обавестила ме да је изложба одложена за новембар. Овде је превод онога што пише на њиховим страницама: “Изложба ‘Захвалност народа Норвешке’ се одлаже за новембар 2013. Универзитет жели у вези ове теме да вас позиове на семинар са академском дебатом. Да би постигли добар академски програм, одлучили смо да одложимо отварање изложбе.”

Они су такође уклонили име Горане Огњеновић из програма, и веома сам задовољан што универзитет није желео да угрози свој академски кредибилитет тиме што ће стати иза ове изложбе. Такође је охрабрујуће сазнање да је могуће променити перцепцију о Србима као негативцима и ратним злочинцима. Кључно је да се користи научни и академски приступ са разумним аргументима. Међутим, чинећи то, мислим да је важно покушати да се што је могуће више одржи избалансиран приступ, чак и ако нисмо неутрални.

Никола Лазаревић је написао следеће на ФБ групи Друштво Срба и пријатеља Србије Берген:

Управо смо добили информацију да је отварање спорне изложбе посвећене југословенским интернирцима током 2.св.рата у Норвешкој на Универзитету у Ослу отказано!
Отварање изложбе је одложено за новембар 2013, после великог притиска који је уследио од великог броја Срба који живе у Норвешкој и наших норвешких пријатеља! Пре него што се изложба отвори за јавност, Универзитет у Ослу жели да одржи стручни семинар и провери чињенице везане за ову изложбу.
Покренута акција Срба којих живе у Новешкој против покушаја фалсификовања историје се наставља!

Сада је циљ да се искључи Горана Огњеновић из свих будућих аранжмана који се односе на причу о партизанима у Норвешкој.

И овде је аутоматски превод чланка који је написао Горана Огњеновић, са одговорима из Зорицом Митић и мене.

Success against historical revisionism

Good Norwegians and Serbs in Norway and all over the world are very pleased that we have stopped attempts to falsify history.

I am pleased to inform you that we have won a complete victory over Croatian historical revisionists when it comes to Yugoslav partizans in Norwegian concentration camps. Attached you will see the protest written by the Serbian Union in Norway led by Boris Maksimović. The exhibition Thanking the people of Norway has previously been shown in at Falstad in Norway, and now the Croat Gorana Ognjenović planned to have it at the University of Oslo.

A lot of good Norwegians has been involved in this, and Frank Alm Haugen made me aware of this. When Frank wrote me on Jan. 24, I immediately contacted the University of Oslo, Zorica Mitic, a Serbian doctor in Norway and Knut Flovik Thoresen, a Norwegian army officer, author and historian. Knut is an expert on the history of the Yugoslav prisoners of war in Norway, and he is well respected. He knows some people the Serbian Union in Norway, and they formulated a protest to the university. In addition to the collective protest, Frank and Knut have also written their personal letters of protest to the university. I have also had close contact with the Serbian embassy in Oslo, and they have also had their communication with the university.

Originally, Ognjenović had the embassies of BiH and Croatia as official partners in the program, without mentioning Serbs or Serbia at all. This is very strange when we know that 89 percent of the Yugoslav prisoners in Norway during WWII were Serbs. Ognjenović also had a text where she was praising the friendship between Norway, BiH and Croatia, again without mentioning Serbia or Serbs. On Jan. 25, however, the university changed the text and removed these two embassies from the program, together with the text Ognjenović wrote.

Today Marina Tofting, the Director of Communication at the University of Oslo, called me, and she informed me that the exhibition had been moved to November. Here is a translation of what they write on their pages: “The exhibition “Thanking the people of Norway” is moved to November 2013. The University wishes in connection with this theme inviting you to a seminar with academic debate. To achieve a good academic program, we have decided to postpone the opening.”

They also removed the name of Gorana Ognjenović from the program, and I am very pleased that the university do not wish to damage their academic credibility by standing behind this exhibition. It is also encouraging to know that it is possible to change the perception of Serbs as villains and war criminals. The key is to use a scientific and academic approach with sensible arguments. However, in doing this, I think it is crucial to try to have as balanced approach as possible, even if we are not neutral.

Here is an automated translation to story written by Ognjenović with responses from me and Zorica. Now the goal is to exclude Gorana Ognjenović  from all future arrangements related to the story of the partizans in Norway.

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Thorvald Stoltenberg, English translation

Photo by Wikipedia/ Harry Wad (2007)Some people have been contacting me asking if there is any English translation of two books written by  Thorvald Stoltenberg,  a former Norwegian foreign minister and from 1993-96 the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for the former Yugoslavia. The two books of interest for people interested in the former Yugoslavia are  Det handler om mennesker or  It’s all about people from 2001 and De tusen dagene, fredsmeklere på Balkan or Thousand Days, Peace Negotiators in the Balkans in English. I have been talking to Stoltenberg and he wants a wider audience for his books. Therefore I am publishing my summary of the two books, and it would be great if an English publisher would be interested in publishing the books in English. Continue reading “Thorvald Stoltenberg, English translation” »

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Round-table conference about NATO in Podgorica

Данас ћу говорити на округлом столу: Не у рат – не у НАТО, који организује ИН4С у Подгорици.

Today I will speak at the round-table conference No to War – No to NATO, organized by the organization IN4S in Podgorica.

 

 

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