Category Archives: Features

Hugo Chavez & Zapatista Horse-Slayers

(Excerpted from Chapter 16: The Mexican Fast Track: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

With anti-Western sentiment on the rise in the Persian Gulf region in the wake of the US war on Iraq, the Four Horsemen looked closer to home for fresh supplies of crude oil. Continue reading

Did NATO’s Kangaroo Court Poison Milosevic?

(Excerpted from Chapter 15: Yugoslavia Bad, Greater Albania Good: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was created at the behest of the US and received its funding and direction from its NATO sponsors. [665] Continue reading

The Kosovo/Albania Golden Triangle

(Excerpted from Chapter 15: Yugoslavia Bad, Greater Albania Good: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

In 1996 the German Federal Intelligence Service (BND) began training the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA). Continue reading

The Brown & Root Of The Problem

(Excerpted from Chapter 15: Yugoslavia Bad, Greater Albania Good: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

The Croatian Army bought many weapons from German arms dealer Ernst Werner Glatt, a favorite CIA supplier to both the Nicaraguan contras and the Afghan mujahadeen. Continue reading

Ethnic Cleansing In Reverse

(Excerpted from Chapter 15: Yugoslavia Bad, Greater Albania Good: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Thousands of Bosnian Serbs gathered daily in the Sarajevo suburb of Ilijas to protest the handing over of predominantly Serb suburbs of the city to the Muslim/Croat Federation via the Dayton Accords. Continue reading

Al Qaeda To The Rescue

(Excerpted from Chapter 15: Yugoslavia Bad, Greater Albania Good: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Even as President Clinton was hailing an outbreak of peace in the region, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General John Shalikashvili- now a director at Carlyle Group- was meeting with Croat military commanders in Zaghreb to coordinate the deployment of 25,000 US troops to back the breakaway armies in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Continue reading

Evisceration Time, Clinton-Style

(Excerpted from Chapter 15: Yugoslavia Bad, Greater Albania Good: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

By June 1991, with the Gulf War just ended, Croat and Muslim separatists declared independence in two regions of Yugoslavia.  Arab fundamentalist fighters funded by Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and trained by the CIA were arriving in Yugoslavia to help defend the new enclaves.  In 1992 1,200 UN Peacekeeping Troops arrived in newly formed Croatia.  By the end of April their ranks had swelled to 14,000. [628] Continue reading