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Gentle Reign: Washington Makes It Perfectly Clear in Kosovo & Macedonia
by Jared Israel [17 March 2001]

Gentleness is a virtue, my friends.

With this in mind, note how the U.S. military dealt recently with some terrorists, or as the media calls them, 'ethnic Albanian rebels', or 'guerillas'.

The terrorists were returning to Kosovo after being rudely received by security forces in the country known as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYR Macedonia). They were in a hurry to get home.

"Jim Marshal, spokesman for the U.S.-led contingent of the KFOR [i.e., NATO] multinational peacekeeping force, said the men appeared to be dumping their uniforms and weapons before heading towards Kosovo. 

'"We saw a lot of men in black uniforms crossing into Kosovo, entering buildings, changing out of their uniforms, leaving their weapons and coming civilian clothes,' Marshal told reporters in the Kosovo village of Debelde, where U.S. troops are monitoring the trouble. 

'''We have seen machine guns and some RPGs (rocket-propelled grenades) and light weapons,' he said. 

'Anyone who crossed into Kosovo would be detained and searched, he said. 'We will disarm them and detain them and investigate each case individually. It is up to KFOR to decide about further investigations,' Marshal said

"'We are talking with the civilians here in Debelde to convince the armed men to hand over their weapons and finish this thing."'  (My emphasis, 'Reuters', 3-4-2001)

U.S. forces were following the terrorists closely enough to watch as they disrobed and entered a town which U.S. military spokesman Marshall calls 'here'. That town was Debelde, coincidentally the place where U.S. forces (including, apparently, Mr. Marshall) were stationed.

"We saw [the terrorists] entering buildings, changing out of their uniforms," said Mr. Marshall.

Isn't this remarkable? The U.S. military and the terrorists shared the same home base; the U.S. military knew exactly where the terrorists were at all times; but the U.S. military did not prevent the terrorists from attacking FYR Macedonia. Nor did it stop them from illegally entering Kosovo, nor swoop down and arrest the terrorists as they were "dumping their uniforms and weapons", nor immediately turn them over to the Macedonian security forces whom they had attacked with rocket-propelled grenades, etc.

As you may recall, the BBC has reported:

"Western special forces were still training the guerrillas [i.e., the terrorists attacking Serbia and FYR Macedonia] as a result of decisions taken before the change of government in Yugoslavia " ('BBC', Monday, 29 January, 2001)

Could Mr. Marshall have been engaging in double talk? Could this be a case of Washington simultaneously sponsoring and lamenting 'Greater Albanian' terrorism?

Why did the terrorists return 'here', that is, to U.S. headquarters?

Keep in mind that these so-called 'rebels' are none other than the Kosovo Liberation Army, recycled. Ever since the KLA was glued together by German and US 'intelligence' from a mishmash of drug traffickers, children of World War II Nazis and diehard supporters of the late Albanian leader, Enver Hoxha, said KLA has never won a battle against people with actual guns, e.g., the Yugoslav Army. The KLA's specialty is drive-by shootings and cutting the throats of civilians, preferably elderly people or children under five.

Now a group of KLA'ers had invaded FYR Macedonia and received an unexpectedly harsh reception. That is, the local security forces shot back at them. So they turned tail and fled to the U.S. base in Debelde to complain, shedding weapons and clothing as they went.

Why to Debelde? Doesn't it make sense that Debelde was a base for those "Western special forces [who] were still training the guerrillas"?

But just as the U.S. military was able to observe the terrorists shedding their clothing as they raced back from FYR Macedonia, so could the FYR Macedonian security forces who had routed the terrorists. Everyone concerned was aware: the terrorists were fleeing to a U.S. base.

This must have been embarrassing for the U.S. military command. In an effort to spin gold from misfortune, military spokesman Marshall called a press conference. The U.S. military would take action, he declared. "Everyone who crossed into FYR Macedonia would be detained and searched."

At first this sounds good, but on reflection it is not clear what Mr. Marshall's men could hope to find since, according to him, the terrorists had thrown away clothing and weapons as they rushed back to Debelde. Were they going to search for tattoos? In a flash of perhaps unintended humor, Mr. Marshall added that:

"We will... investigate each case individually..."

'Individually' has a nicely American ring, but again, what did Mr. Marshall expect to discover? That some of the terrorists had perfectly good reasons for attacking FYR Macedonia with "machine guns and some RPGs (rocket-propelled grenades) and light weapons" whereas others were being quite naughty?

And what would the U.S. military do after it was done searching and individually investigating? Mr. Marshall left that question open. "It will be up to KFOR to decide about further investigations,'' he said.

Aside from the fact that Washington controls KFOR, the U.S. does not proceed with such restraint and deliberation when it comes to the Serbs. Consider the following from Mr. Shawn Sullivan.

Mr. Sullivan is described in the press as the "political adviser to the KFOR commander", Italian General Carlo Cabigiosu. This makes him the New World Order's equivalent of a Commissar. Based on this lofty position and a look at his activities, it would appear Mr. Sullivan is one of the key people exercising Washington's control over KFOR. He may be CIA, but that is beside the point.

Asked what might happen if a Serbian shell were to accidentally land in a KFOR base near southern Serbia, Mr. Sullivan replied, without awaiting a full investigation, "It would be the worst thing the [Yugoslav] government could experience."

"Asked if Kfor would retaliate, he replied: 'I would think so. I don't think we would accept an "Oops, we're sorry'." ('The Daily Telegraph,' 28 February 2001)

But when it comes to KLA terrorists observed throwing away rocket-propelled grenades after non-accidentally trying to murder policemen, uncooperative ethnic Albanians and others in FYR Macedonia, the U.S. military is humbled by a Great Ambiguity Before The Law.

Meanwhile, Back on Planet Earth

Actually there is nothing ambiguous about the law concerning KLA terrorists. Even UN resolution 1244, which is NATO's justification for being in Kosovo, affirms:

"...the commitment of all Member States to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the other States of the region, as set out in the Helsinki Final Act and annex 2..."

The terrorists are attacking Yugoslavia and FYR Macedonia, i.e., "the States of the region." The U.S. military is required to seize them and turn them over to the legal authorities in those countries. Period.

In a dispatch that almost surely referred to the United States and Britain, the 'BBC' reported that :

"...certain Nato-led K-For forces were not preventing the guerrillas taking mortars and other weapons into the exclusion zone

"The guerrilla units had been able to hold exercises there, including live-firing of weapons, despite the fact that K-For patrols the zone." ('BBC', Jan 29, 2001)

UN Resolution 1244 has many faults. One fault is that it was forced on Yugoslavia through the worst possible violation of international law - the 78 day bombing of Yugoslavia. Moreover, Resolution 1244 states that the Yugoslav government has suppressed the rights of ethnic Albanians, which is simply a lie invented to justify NATO's crimes including sponsoring terrorism and bombing a sovereign nation. (1)

However even Resolution 1244:

"15. Demands that the KLA and other armed Kosovo Albanian groups end immediately all offensive actions and comply with the requirements for demilitarization as laid down by the head of the international security presence in consultation with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General;" (3)

Yet the KLA, trained by "Western special forces", has been attacking southern Serbia or more than a year and is now attacking FYR Macedonia.

I submit that the United States and Britain are using KLA terrorists as a wedge to help undermine the sovereignty of Yugoslavia and FYR Macedonia. This is a direct violation of the Helsinki Final Act, a cornerstone of international law, which commits its signers, including the United States and Britain :

  • "To refrain from any use of armed forces inconsistent with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and the provisions of the Declaration on Principles Guiding Relations between Participating States, against another participating State, in particular from invasion of or attack on its territory.
  • "To refrain from any manifestation of force for the purpose of inducing another participating State to renounce the full exercise of its sovereign rights." (2)
  • While it sponsors terrorist attacks on sovereign nations, the United States government and its various covert and overt conduits (of money) simultaneously organize and fund "civil society" groups in targeted nations around the world. The "civil society" groups preach that targeted nations must learn to respect the rule of law. (4)

    In other words: WE can and will violate any law or agreement any time we wish and we will accuse YOU whom we wish to destroy of doing the violating and THAT is the New World Order.

    And that is how the game is played, my friends. People of the world: take notice.

    -- Jared Israel, 17 March 2001

    Further Reading...

    (1) 'Why Albanians Fled Kosovo During NATO Bombing'. This interview presents an entirely different explanation of why large numbers of Albanians left Kosovo during the NATO bombing: not mainly because of the bombing, and not because of Serb attacks. It explains the cultural mechanism by which KLA terror against ethnic Albanians was transformed into ethnic Albanian support for NATO. It helps make clear one of the reasons NATO has unleashed the KLA on FYR Macedonia and southern Serbia.

    The interview is with Mr. Chedomere Pralinchavich. He was the chief archivist of Kosovo and leader of the Jewish community in Prishtina until he and all other Jews were driven from the province by the KLA, with NATO's complicity. The interview can be read at

    2) To read the Helsinki Final Act (the "Helsinki Accords") please go to

    3) UN Security Council Resolution 1244 can be read at

    4) Concerning Washington's creation of 'civil society' groups as weapons of policy, see "U.S. Arrogance and Yugoslav Elections" at

    The following are some articles dealing with Anglo-U.S. covert and not so covert sponsorship of 'Greater Albanian' terror in the Balkans:

    1) On early attacks launched by KLA terrorists against southern Serbia, see 'Who is Behind Terrorist Attacks on 'Serbia Proper'?

    2) On NATO air cover provided for terrorists attacking southern Serbia see 'Pentagon Dogs' by Tika Yankovich at

    3) On fact that NATO is training the terrorists involved in current fighting see "Diplomats Admit NATO Backs KLA Invasion of Inner Serbia" at

    4) The so-called Verification Mission in Kosovo in the fall-winter of 1998 was supposed to promote peace "in the troubled province." In fact, the U.S. used it to place covert agents in Kosovo where they took control of the Kosovo 'Liberation' terrorists (KLA). Two articles are relevant:

    * In 'Humanitarian Spies' Emperor's Clothes charges that the Verification Mission in Kosovo was used as a cover to consolidate U.S. control and increase the 'performance' of the Kosovo 'Liberation Army' terrorists. Can be read at

    * 'The Cat's out of the bag!' A (London) 'Sunday Times' story confirms our charges that the Kosovo Verification Mission was a U.S. covert operation. Can be read at

    5) British Special Forces trained KLA in secret camps in 1998, when NATO was supposedly mediating between KLA 'rebels' and Yugoslavia, see 'Did we say we didn't train the KLA? Oh. We lied.' at

    6) The UN, under U.S. domination, appointed Adam Ceku as head of the so-called Kosovo Protection Corps in 1999. Who is Ceku? An Albanian secessionist war criminal who served with the U.S.-led Croatian Army in 1995. He was head of artillery during the mass eviction of over 200,000 Serbs in under a week from the Krajina region near Croatia in 1995.

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