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At least 8.504 Serbs were killed in Sarajevo between 1992 and 1995. This is the number of victims with known names, surnames, dates of birth and death, plus 856 who are missing. These are not the final figures.

 

John R. Schindler: Bosnia and the Global Jihad Revisited
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
August 23, 2014

Back in 2007, my book Unholy Terror ruffled quite a few feathers by pointing out the unpleasant truth that, in the 1990s, Bosnia-Hercegovina became a jihadist playground and a major venue for Al-Qa’ida, thanks to malign Saudi and Iranian influences. This was off-message, to put it mildly, to critics eager to defend failed Western (especially American) policies in the Balkans, as well as the usual coterie of jihad fellow-travelers and Useful Idiots, plus those eager, for personal reasons, not to have anyone look too deeply into where Saudi money goes in Europe.

However, my essential message — that Islamist extremism, though a largely imported phenomenon in Bosnia, has put down local roots and is likely to metastasize further due to that country’s intractable socio-economic problems — has been proven sadly accurate over the last seven years. For years, the debate over Islamism in Bosnia, and Southeastern Europe generally, was divided between security practitioners on one side and academics and journalists on the other, with the former group, which actually understood what was happening on the ground, being concerned about growing radicalism, while the latter bunch was generally happy to avert eyes from obvious signs of trouble, and to hurl accusations of bias and “Islamophobia” at those who pointed out what was happening.

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Bosnian committed suicide attack in Iraq - reports
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
August 12, 2014 | 12:32 | Tanjug
SARAJEVO -- Bosnian Emrah Fojnica, accused of involvement in an attack on the U.S. embassy in Sarajevo, has died in Iraq, "probably while committing a suicide attack"

The 23-year-old died on Friday, according to the Vijesti Ummeta website, which is close to radical Islamic groups in Bosnia-Herzegovina and elsewhere in the Balkans.

The website did not specify where Fojnica died, but said only that "according to available information, he went to Iraq to carry out a shahid operation and was killed with a vest on him" - which suggests he probably carried out a suicide attack using an explosive belt.

As reported by the Croatian Index website, Vijesti Ummeta also announced that Fojnica's father, when informed about his son's death in Iraq, welcomed it as "a martyr's death."

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War crimes suspect accused of bribery
Friday, 27 June 2014
Sam Hemingway, Free Press Staff Writer 5:26 p.m. EDT June 23, 2014

A Bosnian war crimes suspect living in Burlington has been accused of trying to bribe people in his homeland who witnessed what he allegedly did, federal prosecutors in Vermont say in a new court filing.

"The government has been informed by some of its Bosnian witnesses that defendant attempted to bribe witnesses through intermediaries for testimony favorable to the defendant," Assistant U.S. Attorney Eugenia Cowles and Matthew Singer, a senior federal trial attorney in Washington D.C. claim in a motion filed with U.S. District Court in Vermont last week.

Edin Sakoc, 54, is facing charges he lied to immigration officials by denying, when he entered the United States in 2001 as a refugee, that he committed any crimes while in Bosnia.

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Charges: Minnesota man hid Bosnian war crimes
Thursday, 08 May 2014
AP 9:47 p.m. EDT May 7, 2014
 Zdenko Jakisa
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man was charged Wednesday with immigration fraud for allegedly lying on his immigration documents by concealing war crimes he committed during the Bosnian war in the 1990s.

Zdenko Jakisa, 45, appeared in U.S. District Court in Minnesota on one count of possessing unlawfully obtained documents. He was ordered detained, and another hearing was set for Monday. He will be appointed a public defender, according to court documents.

Authorities say that when he was filling out refugee and legal permanent resident applications, he didn't disclose that he had served in the armed forces of the Croatian Defense Council in Bosnia-Herzegovina and had gone to prison.

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From Archive - Operation Balkan Storm: Here's a Plan
Saturday, 03 May 2014
By George Kenney and Michael J. Dugan;
Published: November 29, 1992
 
From Archive
 
Here's how the Balkan crisis could unfold.

It is late January 1993. President Clinton decides it is in the American security interest to oppose Serbian aggression in the Balkans with force, in particular to permit the Bosnians to defend themselves. His advisers believe there is a third option beyond the choices President Bush claimed he faced -- either doing nothing or sending in hundreds of thousands of ground troops. Mr. Clinton's advisers develop a three-step plan based on the use of American competitive advantages.

The first step is coalition building. The U.S. should not act unilaterally -- that was the mistake we made in Vietnam -- yet the U.N. Security Council is deadlocked on the use of force, as is NATO. A coalition is possible only through ad-hoc arrangements. Three allies, Great Britain, France and Italy, must be included; they provide staging bases and a limited number of air, naval and ground forces which support a U.S.-dominated air power operation. The coalition arms and trains Bosnian forces, who conduct unconventional operations on the ground to recover their country.
 
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Ana Filimonova: Clear Pland for destroying Serb National Corpus
Tuesday, 29 April 2014
April 26 | Srna

BANJALUKA, April 26 /SRNA/ - There are specific US and the EU plans to subjugate and destroy the Serbian national corpus and Republika Srpska, as they do not suit certain interests, the editor-in-chief of the Strategic Culture Foundation of Moscow, Ana Filimonova, said today in Banjaluka.


During a roundtable on “coloured revolutions as a tool of geo-political transformation,” Filimonova said that these plans are aimed at forming a unitary BiH and submerging Republika Srpska.

“This is why it is necessary to reveal such plans and protect the population of Republika Srpska so that they might not suffer the same fate as the people in the Ukraine. Republika Srpska, whose economy is not developed, should seek a partner in the East and increase its cooperation with Russia, because Russia is stretching out a helping hand,” Filimonova told reporters in Banjaluka.

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