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JOE LIEBERMAN - APOLOGIST
FOR THE FASCIST KLA
In April, 1999, during the NATO aggression against Yugoslavia, Senators Joe Lieberman (Democrat) and John McCain (Republican) proposed legislation to arm the so-called Kosovo Liberation Army, or KLA. This was the "Kosova Self-Defense Act." We have posted the text of the statement Lieberman made at the time below.
Here are a few observations that may assist in putting Joe Lieberman's actions in perspective.
There is virtually no doubt that at the time Lieberman was calling for a law to arm the KLA, the US was already covertly providing arms and training to that secessionist-terrorist group. As early as the fall of 1998 we know that the Kosovo Verification Mission was setting up tactical liaison with and providing training for the KLA (1), all under the guidance of the experienced U.S. death-squad-liaison expert, William Walker. (2)
In February a Bosnian
Islamist daily published the following:
Does a promise, apparently made by US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in February, 1999, to openly train the KLA contradict our assertion that the US was already covertly training the KLA long before February?
No, because her promise
was not logistic, it was political. Albright was
promising to take military training, which was already
going on, and bring it out of the shadows, to flaunt
Washington's right to train the KLA, that is its right to
violate International Law in the form of the Helsinki
Final Act which requires governments:
Why did training the KLA
violate the Helsinki Act?
For the US to train the KLA secretly meant therefore that it was secretly violating national sovereignty, the cornerstone of international law. But for the US to move to openly train the KLA was to uphold the US government's right to openly and flagrantly violate national sovereignty, the cornerstone of international law.
In a revealing comment she
made in February, Albright described how the
'international community' (led by the US) would respond
if the KLA didn't cooperate with US wishes:
How could the KLA "lose the support of the international community," that is, the U.S. and its allies, without whom the KLA "cannot operate" - how could it lose that support unless it had the support to lose?
Secretary of State Albright was admitting that it was the U.S. government and its allies who made it possible for the KLA to "operate" - that is, to conduct terrorist attacks on Yugoslavia, a sovereign nation. And mind you, all this was weeks before the so-called failure of the so-called negotiations at Rambouillet.
Significance of Lieberman's 'Arm-the-KLA' Resolution
As Madeline Albright's remarks indicate, the KLA did not need the "Kosova Self-Defense Act" to get U.S. weapons, because "the international community" was already making sure the KLA got enough weapons to "operate."
Rather, the Act had two purposes. First, to get the US Senate to endorse a crime of war - the training of a terrorist group - and second to provide a focus for publicity aimed at winning the public to perceive the KLA fascists as representatives of an oppressed nation deserving popular support.
Lieberman referred to the KLA as "Kosovan military forces" at a time (April 9, 1999) when the KLA was largely isolated, even among secessionist-minded Albanians. And note, the phrase "Kosovan military forces" suggests there is some legitimate nation called "Kosova," though no such place has ever existed except perhaps as a Nazi puppet state during World War II. (3) Indeed, the word "Kosova" has no meaning in either the Serbo-Croatian or Albanian languages. (5)
And so this Lieberman, who makes a public spectacle of his religious beliefs, who pontificates from a place higher than Morality, this Lieberman fronts for the KLA who are the self-proclaimed heirs to the Balli Kombėtar, the World War II Albanian fascists (3). This Lieberman, who flaunts his Jewishness as if it were a theme park, to the disgust of many Jews, including the writers of this article, this Lieberman fronts for the descendents of the very people who murdered nearly every Jew in Kosovo.
Some Jews did survive the KLA's Nazi ancestors. Here's how: the Kosovo Albanian fascists dutifully rounded up Jews and shipped them off to Nazi death camps. But one of the trains took a wrong turn, got stuck, and was discovered by the invading Soviet Red Army. They were freed. Some left Kosovo. Others rebuilt their shattered lives.
But please note: since being put in power by NATO and the UN, Senator Lieberman's beloved KLA has driven from Kosovo those Jews who managed not to be killed by the Balli Kombėtar during W.W. II, driven them out along with their descendents. That is, his KLA has completed the job of producing a judenfrei 'KosovA.'
Following is the statement
Sen. Lieberman gave to The Guardian (UK) on
April 9, 1999
One final note. The 'Bosnians" whom Sen. Lieberman is so proud of having championed were already being secretly armed and trained by the U.S. at the time he proposed legislation to openly arm them and train them. This seems to be a pattern with Lieberman.
And who were these "Bosnians?" Not the Serbs who lived in Bosnia. Nor the moderate Muslims who lived in Bosnia; they were militarily allied with the Serbs. Rather, he wanted to openly arm the extreme Islamist faction led by one Alijah Izetbegovich whose views are clearly stated in a book:
And by the way, as a young man this Izetbegovic was a passionate supporter of the Mufti of Jerusalem, an ally and friend of Adolph Hitler, who recruited tens of thousands of Muslims in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Albania into the Waffen SS which then slaughtered many tens of thousands of Serbs, 'Gypsies' and Jews in Yugoslavia.
(See: George Lepre, Himmler's Bosnian Division. The Waffen-SS Handschar Division 1943-1945, Schiffer Military History, Atglen, PA, 1997).
2) On William Walker's death squad credentials see 'WILLIAM WALKER (ALIAS, MR. RACAK) AND HIS SALVADOR MASSACRE COVER-UP,' by John Flaherty and Jared Israel at http://emperors-clothes.com/analysis/sixty.htm
3) On the background of the Kosovo Liberation Army see George Thompson's 'The roots of Kosovo fascism' at http://emperors-clothes.com/articles/thompson/rootsof.htm
(5) '''KosovA' 'KosovO' - What's in a Name?'' by Prof. J. Peter Maher at http://emperors-clothes.com/articles/JP%20maher/InAname.html
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