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Colonel Douglas Macgregor Reacts to Sen. Graham's 2017 Russia Speech
"Colonel, I want to play cut 72. It reinforces something you said where the west was the one that was pushing towards the border of Russia. This is Lindsey Graham and John McCain and Lindsey Graham giving a rather enthusiastic speech saying, we're going to take the fight to Putin. We're going to go straight to the border. We're going to play offense. Play cut 72. Your fight is our fight. 2017 will be the year of offense. All of us will go back to Washington. And we will push the case against Russia. Enough of a Russian aggression. It is time for them to pay a heavier price. I believe you will win. I am convinced you will win and we will do everything we can to provide you with what you need to win. Colonel, your reaction. This was very dangerous, obviously. And they had a receptive audience unfortunately in Ukraine given its tragic history. And I think this actually has its roots in the 1990s in Bosnia Herzegovina and then subsequently in Kosovo and the attacks that we launched against the Serbs, which were aimed ultimately to eject Russia for all intents and purposes from the Balkans and Europe to marginalize Russia. Russia was weak. We were strong and we made no secret of our desire to marginalize them as a power. All of this is connected. And it's unnecessary. I couldn't understand why we even continued to maintain forces in Europe once the wall came down because there was no threat from Russia and frankly today there isn't one when the president of Finland was asked why he wanted to join NATO. He made it very clear that he didn't feel as written by Russia in the least. And I don't think that's the case with anybody right now in Europe to truly understand contemporary Russia.
"bosnia" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast
"And you do that. And then you finish at the castle. And then we just take the tents, we put them inside of the castle, sleep there, and in the morning you watch the sunset. So hit the sunrise in the evening, you watch the sunset. And it's just fantastic. No one touches. You don't understand anything, and you have the view on the valley or later in the distance. I don't know any other place where you can set up a tent in sight of a historical fort inside of a national monument. I don't think I do either. So I would just advise people to go to Bosnia and explore it. Just ask the locals what's fun to do, what do they do? Where would where they would recommend to go and just do it or join them? A lot of them will be happy to take you somewhere where that friendly. Excellent. I think that wraps up your itinerary. Am I correct? Yes, pretty much. We can skip crowds if there are two overcrowded maybe. It's still beautiful place to go. It's still beautiful river to swim in. But it is honestly a little bit overcrowded nowadays. That is too bad. Yes. So there are other spots where you can go and have that experience like in northwestern Bosnia, even bigger waterfall and amazing rafting over there. Excellent. As we get to some of our wrap up questions, you're standing at the prettiest spot in Bosnia. Where are you? Oh my God. And what are you looking at? Oh my God. Well, I have so many. The first one that comes to mind is actually on the border between Bosnia and Montenegro, so we're going to look in the Negro a little bit as well. Okay. And when we were down at the last where you ended us on this itinerary, we're not far from Dubrovnik and there's for also not far from Montenegro. Maybe 30 miles away or something like that. Yes. So when you ask me that question, the first thing that came to mind is I'm standing on the peak on the second highest mountain in Bosnia. Overlooking huge heart shaped Lake 500 meters below. And on the other side of the Lake is muggle the highest mountain in Bosnia..
"bosnia" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast
"Up then the out of the cities into the countryside. Yes, I've said four. You should go to Travis and yikes. Now we're going into a little bit further history of Bosnia, so that's towns which started as medieval towns. It was one of the capitals of the medieval boss in kingdom and also the city which we say where countries were born and died. So this is, for example, where Boston kingdom died when the last boss thinking was killed by the Ottomans. As well where Yugoslavia was born, the second Yugoslavia during the Second World War. It has this fantastic waterfall right in the center of the city. So cleva river finishes, so the confluence of plea of our river into is a big 30 meter waterfall. And right behind it, you see castle on top of the hill and the towns surrounded by walls. And it's just fantastic little town to walk around and actually you feel like you've entered into history. Just outside of the town, there are two lakes you can go there too. Just swim a little bit in these natural lakes, refresh yourself. And then continue to process, which is a small little town between the ice and traveling towards the site of the biggest Muslim gathering in Europe. So there is this legend that said that one gram per plate for 40 mornings for water and The Rock split open in the water came to town. So up till this day is the biggest Muslim gathering in Europe. And of course from there you go to travnik, which is just fantastic little town with the most beautiful mosque in Boston if you ask me the colorful mosque. And again, has nice fortress up on the hills, has very, very good food and some would say it's about which are even better than Sara even once. So after that, I would definitely recommend going up on the hills, doing hikes..
"bosnia" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast
"I do try and take about four weeks off a year and this is one of them, but I think you'll enjoy this episode. On Bosnia and Herzegovina. I'm heading out there and I'm ready to go looking real good in my passport oh no amateur traveler episode 711. Today the amateur traveler talks about bridges and bizarre waterfalls and hikes and an unfortunate archduke. As we go to the country of.
Virus infections for Olympic athletes, coaches rising faster
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Bosnia's Dodik: From moderate to genocide-denying autocrat
"He he was was once once described described in in Washington Washington as as an an anti anti nationalist nationalist breath breath of of fresh fresh air air in in the the murderous murderous genocide genocide Scotland Scotland bull bull could could morass morass of of ethnically ethnically divided divided Bosnia Bosnia how how times times change change this this week week Bosnian Bosnian Serb Serb political political leader leader Milorad Milorad Dodik Dodik knowledge knowledge genocide genocide denying denying secessionist secessionist was was slapped slapped with with new new US US sanctions sanctions for for alleged alleged corruption corruption he he responded responded in in typical typical style style saying saying the the days days when when the the US US and and other other western western democracies democracies model model boasts boasts the the axle axle that that taste taste all all long long gone gone but but he he claims claims accusations accusations he he corruptly corruptly amassed amassed vast vast wealth wealth for for himself himself his his relatives relatives and and associates associates a a monstrous monstrous lies lies adding adding for for good good measure measure the the U. U. S. S. is is a a great great pond pond but but that that also also big big lives lives but but he he maintains maintains the the west west is is punishing punishing him him for for championing championing the the rights rights of of ethnic ethnic Serbs Serbs in in Bosnia Bosnia I'm I'm Charles Charles de de Ledesma Ledesma
"bosnia" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk
"And then everything else. For them, and for every normal person I would say, the most important criteria when you are looking for a job, let's say, should it be your competence? Not what's your name. And whether you're a Bosnian crowd or a Serb. But unfortunately, the system that we have here takes that as a priority. So any normal person and these younger generations and kids, they don't have those who are traumas lucky them. So they don't understand in their reality, it doesn't work like that. That's why they are willing just to lead this country. Because they are kind of sick of it. Then I understand it. Thank you. That was a barrile, a philosophy teacher, and member of the city council in mostar. You're listening to the foreign desk with me Andrew Muller. If there was one lesson to be taken from what occurred in Bosnia in the 1990s, it is that if something does need to be done, better sooner than later. But has that lesson been widely absorbed? Joining me now from Washington state is Bruce Burton, former ambassador at the organization for security and cooperation in Europe's mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina and former principal deputy high representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina, and from elsewhere in London, we have his excellency vanna philippovich, the current ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Kingdom and Ireland. Vanya, I'll start by asking you as you see it. What's the worst that could happen from where we are now? And where we are now, the worst possible scenario would be complete unraveling of the peace process. That is not as far fetched as it might seem to many observers. What could happen in a few months time is to have a scenario of a violent confrontation between the legal security and law enforcement agencies, including the armed forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina with any paramilitary militias or other institutions that RS republica serbska might unilaterally and illegally form and especially if they do carry out the scenario which they talked about of evicting state institutions from the territory of Republican source code. So that's a scenario that we definitely want to avoid. That's the worst possible snare. There are also other scenarios that could lead to violence, which can be very dangerous situation. And that includes some kind of interesting incident, maybe through harassment or violence against richer needs and republic health service car or clash between football supporters, which sometimes take on ethnic identity..
Biden slips into political quicksand amid Haitian migrant buildup
"Starting off the show. Tonight we have a discussion about joe biden. Apparently he's doing more deportations than trump specifically deporting more asylum seekers than trump did well. Yeah we don't have the other categories of deportations as the numbers that That we came across. And it's a shocking number. I don't know the entire number. But i have here the us Moved over six thousand. Haitian asylum-seekers from the border at del rio so that's just haitian asylum-seekers just recently with you know the whip's did see that. Oh i saw that very scary stuff. There was ice agents. I guess they're ice. Sported patrol agents. Scroll on horseback whipping people catalyst. Yeah like cadillac. Wrangling them with whips and hitting them with the long whip. It looked incredibly frightening and in and scary to be in that situation with a bunch of armed men on horses attacking people who are just trying to escape the hellish life of living in haiti. And do you think the biden voters expected this to happen because the people on the left like biden love to position themselves as the friend of the immigrants they acted like trump was the worst for immigration and right immigration. I mean right. When joe biden got elected like somebody. I know got a deportation letter. Just and they're telling him oh. It's been a lot worse recently under biden. They told him that his friends sorry like his friends. That like is also a legal immigrant. Types may know some other people like that well according to the same place that you're looking here. It's says twitter account. Aj plus they're citing cnbc saying that biden is using what's called title forty two to expel asylum-seekers without a right to a hearing so you know what asylum is right. Yeah when you leave somewhere that is you're gonna die there or they're gonna put you in prison for the rest of your life or thereafter you for for whatever reason and the numbers here are just shocking. According to cnbc under trump and remember trump had four full years. And we're not even through year number one biden four hundred and forty th over four hundred. Forty thousand people were Were expelled under this title. Forty two during the trump administration and six hundred ninety thousand have been expelled under the biden administration under title forty two so that's a tremendous level of increase because if if biden is able to keep up the same amount over the next three years. Yeah he'd be like twenty four hundred weight. It was six hundred ninety thousand right now so yeah that'd be well over two million people well so you know that is just absolutely horrifying because these people if they are indeed being prosecuted or persecuted. They're going to be sent back to likely their deaths or likely to a prison cell. Yeah it's probably worse for you if you try to leave and then they find out about that absolutely it is. Let's see there's other story here from cnbc biden. Administration appeals judges order. This is from less than a week ago to stop. Expelling migrants under trump era pandemic policies. So there was a judge who said they need to stop using title forty. Two and biden is appealing so this is yet another example of how joe biden is more like trumpy than the trump haters thought. That trump was like people hated trump for all these different reasons and biden has continued trump's policies and crank them up. Yeah my friend. Sent me this weird video of biden today. It was him when he was younger. You know he. He's always been in government office. So i don't know what his title was at the time but he was being interviewed. Probably a senator or something. Yeah and he was saying he was saying. What do people think. I care more about bosnia than haiti because it's white people in bosnia and it's you know black people in haiti and then he just went on and said well if haiti sank into the ocean. I wouldn't care just like that was his answer to that was like what is that supposed to mean. Well i'll tell you clear what it means. It means he has no empathy right to say that about another an entire group of people living somewhere on the planet to say they just if they just all died one day he would have no concern whatsoever for that and you juxtapose that against what he says while he's running for office which is to make himself seem like this all caring. Oh the democrats we care about people that's clearly. Bs tel aviv From penn and teller thought he was going to heal us all with his love. Is that what taylor said. Y- you read that on the show. It was numbered teller's lider new saying let pendulum but tell her was going along with pen from what i could see. So presumably teller didn't disagree otherwise he wouldn't have been in the photo op. Yeah just mixed them up. Sorry according to the story here. Cnbc biden administration appealing. A judge's order to stop using a trump era pandemic policy that allows for the rapid expulsion of migrants without giving them a chance to apply for asylum. So they're using covert as the excuse. The departments for his just cove it. That's why we had to have horseback riders with the because of it. It's just you covered. The department of justice filed an appeal of district. Judge emmet sullivan's ruling thursday bars. The federal government from expelling migrants under the public health law known as title. Forty two sullivan. The ruling to go into effect in fourteen days the appeal is the latest move by the bided administration to address the twenty year high surge of migrants from mexico and central america crossing the border illegally which remains a political flashpoint between republicans and progressive democrats title forty two is first introduced by donald trump in march of twenty twenty over concerns about the corona virus pandemic. It gave the government the power to turn back any migrant caught crossing the border illegally regardless of their country of origin to supposedly stop cove nineteen. So if you had managed to escape from north korea and you made it to the united states which is no easy task. Mind you. it's one thing to get here from haiti or guatemala. Or duress or something. It's a whole other story to get here from north korea. But if he'd managed to and they caught. You did it cover. Nineteen you gotta go back to north korea and you back to north korea where you would certainly either be put into a hellish prison labor camp and then of course all your family members have probably already been put into a prison labor camp. Because that's what they that's how they roll over north korea. If you try to escape or you do something bad. They punish your whole family for it. So you know you're going to prison and it's going to be like the worst possible prison labor camp experience basically on the planet right now if they don't just go right ahead and just summarily execute you but this quote from a man at the border a haitian man with two children. He says the. Us government
"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
"Then they're reasonable wrigley discussion about changing this and they would like to change to this member to take a piece of integration piece. Serbia evansville art to be left as as this new bus in that is especially the case. If to give it enjoys the nato alliance because nobody can take hostile action against any no member of nato against any other member of may toilets so both for in membership in. Nato allies is even mourning for its long term stability. Then the mem- membership being a you. Because that is that threat of to anybody who attack any member of nato the threat these real that the rest of the lines that the nato alliance will act against country especially not possible for two countries. We didn't nature to work against each. That is very important to once enjoying nato. It's half for the opinion but it's it's debts the realization any larger community the authenticity joints is. He'll be very hard to do anything that would change. The borders of buzz have and that is why trying to stole processes much. You just one last one. That i was thinking in terms of the the event that you were talking about the more countries looking to bosnian herzegovina to invest those types of things president biden in his. You know having dealt with bosnia-herzegovina in the past knows the history electronic voting are these all his put together collectively as it giving you pause for some encouragement moving forward knowing that this there seems to be more interest in the area. And how can you utilize that moving forward in your message will. Honestly i'm personally encouraged by the actions and statements of year european union leaders and the united states especially because divided administration familiarity with in bosnia-herzegovina the so invested ball and the engagement Renewed engagement team politics in working with the war leader since solving the flash point throughout the world of appointments over new. Even though i really liked the previous high representatives as well. I just think that he wasn't allowed to make many changes. I welcome the new appointment in the always knew different. Thinking is is good. It's fresh thinking and for statements that came up with that. Indicate that the world community has eilly decided to deal with the issue of the anti renaissance encouraged. Personally if nothing happens they sear- no movements to would better than people will be very very disappointed. But we have no big test of this. New law has the or amendment to the existing. Will the amendments that prohibits deny the genocide. There would be big test of the really justice of the to community. If they really implement the law me heinisch those actually punishable who deny genocide least the god even today the statement where he denied it. And we'll see if there were any there will be a close occurs if the actually have if something happens to you if somebody call simone it in actually delivers some kind of financial jailtime. Whatever removed from politics. Then there will be again in you. Dane dancing answering. The message will be sent clear message. People will adjust if they don't doing is even worse than important. It's going to be clear. Slated semestral community is fine with status or wherever it is leading us that is old token go substance and i think the situation buzzing Will be much tougher so thank you imagine that the the community will actually go ahead with any important step without the resolve to implement quickly or at least to a large extent will see the very dangerous points to regarding the rest of so i hope they follow through with their clearances to move matter forward in will batters for you just seems like it's again a tough task for you you can. You can play upon this encouragement of things that are happening focused on the area. But for real change to happen. People need to get out again in vote in convincing them that they need to be a part of the process for the new change. Yeah that is your rights. Very important message. And he's really up to us the the least that the smallest step everybody inmates to is even if there is no Quoting inquest even. If there is a massive frauds water relection even then if we go from fifty fifty to three percent people voting go to eighty percents. They will not be able to steal enough to change the actual outcomes so the biggest. The biggest issue is the percentage of turnouts to vote ovo votes awarded to now of for the elections. Twenty two eight is up to the people indians. They have the mechanism to even if it is in perfect there is no justification for staying loaning so close up to..
"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
"It was a bizarre week. Not much using tim of illegal happening because people occasion but constant reminder of the war because of the reactions to these the this amendment to the and it's almost like a surreal country. We have a problem but we have. Occasionally we have many problems having visually. And there's a constant chatter about the consequences of the water in the reason for her fear of another what we continue to do is our processes gene to milk processes that team which is because of this intended destruction of platform bicycle forces that were place by so uneven party or parties. In bosnia herzegovina in small group of people that are trained to actually coastal havoc. Here of we recognize there we started a disciplinary processes to be to be due to determine the truth and cedar responsibility if any those processes are going on happening and regardless whatever happens justice full aside people are independent of the presidency of by for will say yes. They're violation in or not. This is appropriate punishment for that whatever. It is one And we made a decision that the law session. The presidency to by october one refers to have regional assemblies in regions to admit of each elect. The new people believe that. Confirm the existing order that you reach the matic join the presidency and then we can move on thinking of the the elections and not a thing as a mission loss is all this session of congress have to always every four years but every time we need to have some elections. We need to do what is really extraordinary. So out of the ordinary session. That's only cold when it when it's needed outside the regular schedule city for years and we need to elected vice-president on the party member of the oversight committee and could be the be some vacancies in the presidency is It's a lot of internal things a lot of discussions about improving the communication within the platform. Finally people will help us out. Pr on finding people who will have spent the election strategy a lot of recognition realization. That it is hard to work with. Volunteers almost completely. You even have to have professional base for each. We have already we started. Several processes were a group together. People four of them young than go around from municipality miss about a cd to see to help local organizations think about organizing themselves reaching people that ground were in needs to happen to be probably neglected thus far obvious saying events the crucial thing that needs to anyway this of these these unfortunate events that happened actually opened their rights as well and give us a clear lesson. That's what it is that we to better. It'd be a lot a lot of work to be done by the end of the year. We also have to work on the list of candidates for the various positions or the general election. In twenty twenty two then they're mandated in the next year before the elections. We just have to execute campaigns campaign strategy effectively in Since.
"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
"The provision that joe sites denial ease they'll punishable bilo that asks being an e still the biggest issue here. We have bickering around death. Around that issue that has been decided by initially. Au community was genocide. Here edition side one side of the focus of saying no in the holy shoes about that. It's not about the future is not about the president's none of the future. It's about elections day every issues about next election because they're trying to find divisive with visit issues that always bring back. The memory award to the people was answer enough so they will vote of so they would vote out here yet to game thus preventing any reconsiliation any kind of healing process any kind of process that allow people to say okay. Let's recognize when they have. Let's accept the responsibility into of. Maybe they he responsibility. Because that means danger unsuccessfully pleased to say Let's in some way recognize. What actually happened so we can move forward.
"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
"Look much really to report just because it is a time of vacations in instinct. Enough of the two The privatization time is july. Fifteen through august fifteen and most people decide to take vacation during that time. Either though it starts july one through all the way through to the harvest But that's the prime time mitch. Elijah bids august in that is why there. A few more meetings fewer political upheavals. Even though things like that this time the differences. That and i think we talked about it the last time there is this a new high representative that was perception. Be talked about it and the likely is Talking about Electronic voting that needs to be lamented in trying to figure out how to schedule a meeting with him convey our absolute supports. The he's three of our support for electronic voting during protests in all our programs that he's going to the key out of any change in the end and i really liked emphasize the fact that this might be the time. The crucial time could have time for change in bosnia. We have elections coming up in about a little over the year over. Two thousand twenty two genital inactions meeting all levels of government about about city if i cease cd level so good timing that the we have you representative of the new administration. The united states that he's engaged in wool affairs of president biden. Who has experience with bosnia-herzegovina on the what. He's anthony european power to are welcoming the role of the united states. But still they. They need to be engaged in this process. So civil things happening. The world seems to be coming to the realization that they have to be more engaged in vase dancing in the whole regional in vocals to the east of us. Serbia has a problem with the recognition of cost of us. Senator bob dole was crucial in helping cost of achieving independence from serbia serbia as Not accepting that independence of kosovo the whole costo and the token there seemed to be forces that would like to see some kind of dismemberment of bosnian in exchange for letting also according to people ago and There is this the need potential for serbia to join european union. Bosnia-herzegovina might be the loss How that it happened. Would it be possible to have the whole mess hall of best in bulk to join your opinion but bosnia-herzegovina ritually. Have probably the longest. Or the with european Lot of combing combination of awards of issues affairs problems and the local into investing vulcan. Seem to be diverging in boston. Has of course. Russia's interested in lessening the influence of united states in the answer green investment vocals turkey has. It's only as well. China interest as thing of Have regular house of coast of ogetti coast and nail and the gracia. Just build the rich of from malay to the peninsula. Cool patients Thus allowing traffic waiting from north of gracia to dubrovnik to the south cratia to southern creation. avoiding them way around then meeting being hosted in the creation theory Prior to building the bridge there have to get into bosnia past. Find out and get back into croatia on the way to the romney Lot of controversy regarding that ritz by now the one of the big ones is the bridges built via the money of the financial support of european union. Chinese company got the contract to build the brits. Up union was happy that the money was sent to traitor. But he's the wolf politics so it's even gray shy. In that piece avoiding bosnia-herzegovina china's really is economic. Sense force wing in africa in every will looking for resources looking for awards would before contracts A lot of steel companies they purchased steel meals. They just involved into. India is also that steel will business in bosnia. Interestingly enough that This piece of land is becoming interesting to a lot of players while he's still in turmoil while it will region is into more doing politics is in term point In vacation till knives happening now. kobe's was society that we dealt with under some other versions We sorta this twilight zone hearing ause. There's so many schuss in front of us and we're not solving the biggest issue. Here is the fact that the outgoing high representative mr inside. Clinton's emended one of the loss of death now.
"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
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"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
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"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
"Of the quick reactions of the politicians mainstream indian position prohibition senior subscribers to weave through the participation of the represented representatives the national head So basically they're getting money but they're doing nothing and there was one immediate consequence of that in the city of mill in bosnia-herzegovina that was a forest fire In order to use the armed forces of bosnia herzegovina to help with to help with extinguishing the fire and president supposedly had to anonymous unanimously agreed to use the armed forces for the purpose and the mr the representative of ripple subscribe from in that and should be radiant amer body but if nothing now that the serbs in buzz hints lena. He decided not to participate in that decision and invest permitting from being unanimous. That's preventing the enforces to participate in extinguishing fire. Those allowed him fired. Two spreads quickly just lights. And so i mean situation now where the action. Some point titians ongoing as far as Endangering voice season there will be numerous other consequences of that behavior. We have in the past and ten days or so issued several statements on some issues including the welcome the below indicating that we should be we should have been strong enough to do that ourselves rating for for representative to each this piece that everybody law that everybody else civilized war war with the welcome so we tried to be elected our of press statement so tons date carry out goes cold public those sometimes basically editing again. The much happening Slow because some are we tried to do our best to get to people in the girls. I think that's that is something. We learned that the the ground game getting too old people informing them about who we are so the death least informed and then they can decide who is responsible for overseeing this declaration by mr incensio regarding if there are violations. Who's the so-called cop this says in points it out his. I hope it's not the people in charge that do that have to enforce themselves. Well we don't have any credible off the supreme court. What we have is something that is cold. Constitutional the court that in terms of germany's constitution of the They are the ones that will probably in the ends will have to make many decisions but who will read those Charters to them will bring the the attorneys than we have also a with general turn the attorney general of the country but we do have the council of judges that is Bad kid act as a attorneys of the stage and the word to those who press charges and so in the united states district attorney or something and so the down to the level of the But this take the entities councils as so that can be done any level depending on the scope of action by the is all sale always that judicial council that is responsible for protecting the interests of the states and making sure that the law injustice prevails in this country so it is going to be very simple. This contending will be appropriate level. Let's clean to press charges cerro. Everybody's saying we will see whether this is. A new dating revolve them through the actions of System whether this lull actually it is for you because if it is going to the implemented then thing so much better if it is going to stay just to bunch of paper than to be even worse because it was shown to the other side that this is for show when they are free to do as they see if if it is enforced. How does the significance of this. How does it. How does it change the playing field. Moving forward yes there will be a watchdog playing planning to the think the of fun the Sentences will range from three to five years in prison in for one if it is a high ranking partition. Going to jail for three to five years beans basically been amazed. Masive least one. Alexa cited one job in one little cycle. It's our to believe you're going to combat the second one is i believe that if you have If the charges pressed against roy -tition any in the court decides that you look guilty then basically in your record you have the fact that you found guilty of second series act and according to our electoral people who have that in their record kid on on election so it could be that if you are in if you are proven guilty of those charges that you saw denied genocide or laurie fides. Those camels who perpetrated that act of for a the assumption is that those people will be removed for life now. that is some see ads because l..
"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
"One of the quick reactions of the politicians mainstream indian position prohibition senior subscribers to weave through the participation of the represented representatives the national head So basically they're getting money but they're doing nothing and there was one immediate consequence of that in the city of mill in bosnia-herzegovina that was a forest fire In order to use the armed forces of bosnia herzegovina to help with to help with extinguishing the fire and president supposedly had to anonymous unanimously agreed to use the armed forces for the purpose and the mr the representative of ripple subscribe from in that and should be radiant amer body but if nothing now that the serbs in buzz hints lena. He decided not to participate in that decision and invest permitting from being unanimous. That's preventing the enforces to participate in extinguishing fire. Those allowed him fired. Two spreads quickly just lights. And so i mean situation now where the action. Some point titians ongoing as far as Endangering voice season there will be numerous other consequences of that behavior. We have in the past and ten days or so issued several statements on some issues including the welcome the below indicating that we should be we should have been strong enough to do that ourselves rating for for representative to each this piece that everybody law that everybody else civilized war war with the welcome so we tried to be elected our of press statement so tons date carry out goes cold public those sometimes basically editing again. The much happening Slow because some are we tried to do our best to get to people in the girls. I think that's that is something. We learned that the the ground game getting too old people informing them about who we are so the death least informed and then they can decide who is responsible for overseeing this declaration by mr incensio regarding if there are violations. Who's the so-called cop this says in points it out his. I hope it's not the people in charge that do that have to enforce themselves. Well we don't have any credible off the supreme court. What we have is something that is cold. Constitutional the court that in terms of germany's constitution of the They are the ones that will probably in the ends will have to make many decisions but who will read those Charters to them will bring the the attorneys than we have also a with general turn the attorney general of the country but we do have the council of judges that is Bad kid act as a attorneys of the stage and the word to those who press charges and so in the united states district attorney or something and so the down to the level of the But this take the entities councils as so that can be done any level depending on the scope of action by the is all sale always that judicial council that is responsible for protecting the interests of the states and making sure that the law injustice prevails in this country so it is going to be very simple. This contending will be appropriate level. Let's clean to press charges cerro. Everybody's saying we will see whether this is. A new dating revolve them through.
"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
"It is interesting that these accountable demonstrated the fact that That's the excelling something. Good something that allowed a lot from into people databases. It is clearly. We need to do more of that. We need to find a way to reach people. This country in couldn't wayne in a succinct and understandable way. What is in theory presents. The values the principles programs ideas. Ideologies phantom country. We're gonna play award of those down meetings. We also have to finish process heading the assembly. Seen three of the main regions salva bus now bosnia netted to have elections for the person who will lead those wages would be. They've been confirmed the kind of could elect once we also have to finish the disciplinary processes. The bmi inside the free finish convention that we interrupted you to the lack of Court in dm probably will have to organize crudeness. Were we will have some. Lx among the key officials of for which we have only people in interior murals until they can be enacted two hours while working santana same time understanding political situation country and louis who and kennedy should be form. Coalitions pre election coalitions. Also we have to figure out the candidates for the elections in work on the financial situation so it is clear what we need to do. Is we have to make sure that being the right people to with this is interesting in the into of party and We are going through our share of successes and challenges for within and the fact that we have a really completely do craddock system for baseball. Need to realize one's ready and who's interpretation of democracy. Well my p kelsen has to be like as i say and that is probably the app to deal with it. Audience future at some point. A new version of violence will be involved. Allow us to to joy for the. That's gonna be after. We have a chance to talk to fold members and take off their considerations account and.
"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
"Like before there's a group of people a small up to twenty people would will vary active to to as they indicated so where in some pulse social media that they would like to take over the organization but for the game so appearance is in the video for them talking about them what he called issues and what is what's empty Bed by the day the talking about it in the media and The media like they like the Negative stories shocking stories and dedicated. Whether it is it actually didn't show where the truth or not to think of. Somebody reads the time issue rebuttals so sort and it's too late people already thinking is true whenever published and so we decided not to do anything we do our thing that the continue with insulation on the inside and get ready for the for the elections in twenty two decisions How to find the right candidate for all positions and so on so let brief vacation was actually needed just to get your mind off of those things. Today just came back from town. We'll megan two days before We had the towel needing in cosmetics by luca in consistent into The first one in 'cause was about the importance of public public over the republic associated settle. It is the name of the republicans galina but in lane. Am worded public and therefore we will pronounce it in bosnia because it's the name and political status so kosovo scouting ordinance soda for the to make it successful because it is part of for the benefit over citizens. The one in was about kendall dislike heads and what is be done for the to be more successful. This whole series of own meetings. We toby name to be labeled as a Through discussions to two hundred translated investee discussions too soon or simply talking to people about the problems in their communities. Trying to figure out pattern then my show up that might reveal itself as he talked to us citizens that might then help us to find out kroger program into self suggested solutions for the country. Should we and win the get the opportunity to be our so that people will wanted these two right now we had wade through the refinements the documents that was the compilation of the.
Top International Official in Bosnia Bans Denial of Genocide
"The top international official in Bosnia has settled the denial of genocide the move is intended to counter Bosnian Serb attempts to deny that the nineteen ninety five Srebrenica massacre was genocide Valentin in school the outgoing chief of business office of the high representative change the country's criminal code where any denial of genocide will result in a prison sentence likewise any glorification of war criminals such as naming of streets all public institutions will receive the same faith in Schertz said he decided to use his powers off to waiting for years for both news politicians to acts he cited a refusal by the Bosnian Serb assembly to withdraw decorations awarded to three convicted war criminals I'm Karen Thomas
Judges Uphold Conviction of Serb Military Chief Ratko Mladic
"You an appeals judges have upheld the convictions of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic for genocide and other offenses during Bosnia's nineteen ninety two to ninety five war and confirmed his life sentence the ruling means the seventy nine year old former general who terrorized opposing now throughout the war will spend the rest of his life in prison he is the last major figure from the conflict that ended more than a quarter century ago to face justice the presiding judge said the court to dismiss the largest appeal in its entirety and affirmed his life sentence it was rejected an appeal by prosecutors applied just a kid took on one other count of genocide linked to ethnic part just early in the war I'm sorry I shockingly
"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
"There are several initiatives one. That probably talked about this. But it's One is the result of our call to the to all the parties other than the one that are controlling everything in this world. We had the first meeting talked about a very good Civil parties with their to be there wouldn't be there opted got a call to more one to to actually neither nasties twenty seven of Away pro and is going to be no offices the next meeting. We will have to at the inspiration for the next meeting. We'll have to think of all those issues. They can work to get at the same time. There is a other set of eighty talked about meeting of parties that can often lead words into one larger winnable option there was another the sect meaty in that new alliance meetings where we solidified by those positions of course nowhere near any decisions enough to spend talk about what's concrete items that need lead to be resolved if he'd alternative scientists somehow get together as one political entity that those two things as well as my coal for a mass protests on may thirtieth where the reason for the media to call me to invite you to participate in a couple of news oriented programs. One is canceling tv tv National bryant of uk or not. See another one that we talked about that. Also something happened in the country. There were a couple of not paper paper number of them thing. I ll Issuing something send to brussels they place where he you is headquartered administratively creche along with for five other unseasoned supported that none paper paper and the unofficial opinion in which it was stated that they want to help posted him to believe in the process of stool. The upn union first priority for them is to happen the sa- cross representative or actually had of creation democratic community party. Adc his asking for all this time which is to have a change in the electoral when it within reach with these big even further the possibilities the right for the book nation to vote which is a personal helpful to the heads in addition to that there was a on paper in unofficial documented the prime minister's via Issue which basically or the peaceful dismemberment of bosnia herzegovina separation of three sites whatever they golden will subsequently claimed that produce such documents then he came out that the president of slovenia doing to visit to the presidency three member presidency of of the morning. The most people actually Question could you possibly peacefully. Go each separate ways basically dividing the country that came up only recently in the news and the be hoopla cave out because of that adds the fact that suddenly the european union members a token by the dismemberment until the cleanup and hiring presented aidenbaum had to win issued a statements supporting the territorial integrity Tale of the bassett of the united states to bosnia-herzegovina still daily. Embassador of the uk's above the later All should see those statements Of course the ad of the sst rt Aided the issued a statement saying well. I'll be talking about it for all this time. That's exactly what should happen. People start talk about war in the head of the tea party to bosnia party started seen on the be the head of our troops in case of war and suddenly everybody started talk about war and in the context i was asked to provide my opinion.
"bosnia" Discussed on Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Quest for Change
"Coalition they call them the four partnered with us to help them achieve majority in three of those four. As far as i can recall it correctly to organise about based on that we got one city. Kelso men one representative who is Of an he got that because of the the key national ethnicity he that has to be in place in this guy's across bosnia crowds all their gentlemen. Seventy plus weather of tv has respect and With the city assembly was finally called in to to confirm the city council men women and then let them elect the presiding member and then the presiding member of the council. And then there's the mayor the big deal about all of this. Was the the candidate for the mayorship of this ruling coalition or majority ocean when it comes to the municipality councils of municipality councils in the region data show the person they chose to be their candidate for the mayorship he's a very well Figure very respected bosnian. Serb will be completions and everybody's sales so excited about that election that will show The bosnian town city that it is the capital of all avaz ahead to his name is so christine just that everybody expected that to be a major turning point to have Fifteen councilmen.
Putin vaccination kept out of public eye
"Putin plans to get a covert shot on Tuesday, several months after widespread vaccination started in Russia. In general, though the rollout there has been relatively slow. And several 100 people have pro tested against the tightening of anti virus measures in the Serb run part of Bosnia were soaring infections have burdened the health system. The protesters want more state help for businesses affected. I'm
Remembering Flory Jagoda, Who Preserved Sephardic Jewish Music And Language
"Goethe worked hard to preserve the music and language she inherited from her Sephardic Jewish ancestors in Europe. She was best known for writing a panic, a song that became a favorite around the world. Which I actually recorded with the band Pink martini. What some Candelas, Florida go to died last month at age 97 in Alexandria, Virginia. NPR's Anastasia. It's focus has this remembrance Flory Jagoda was born in Sarajevo were her family had lived for generations. They were descendants of Jews who were expelled from Spain in 14 92. At home. She spoke Latino, the language of their Sephardic Jewish community. She sang and played accordion and learn music from her grandmother. Must thank you. It must. Florida. Goethe was a teenager. When World War two began her stepfather put her on a train to Italy under a false Christian name. He told her to play her accordion as a distraction. She enchanted the conductor so much that he failed to ask for her ticket. Later, she was sure that the music had saved her life. She fell in love with an American soldier and moved to the US decades later, she learned that most of her family in Bosnia had died together near their home as she told the U. S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in the 1995 interview. Her family was thrown into a mass grave, including her grandmother, her beloved nonna off them. 42 people. You wanna No one is bachelor. Babies. Oh, All the songs. Culture in the United States. She performed and taut and later she mentored other musicians like Susan got to, But for a long time, Gaeta says, there was no Sephardic music or Latino in Florida. Goethe is life. You got his parents who had survived the Holocaust had also moved to the United States and her mother couldn't bear to be reminded of the past. She didn't want to sing a Sephardic song until her mother and father passed away. But when Florida Goethe decided to share her traditions again, there was no stopping her. As she told the U. S Holocaust Memorial Museum. All the songs she wrote and performed were for the family. She had lost every song that I've written about holidays, it's all about them. They're with me. They're with my Children. They're with my audience. That was Florida. Goto's legacy, Honest as its focus. NPR NEWS, New
Why Black Officers Find Breach Of U.S. Capitol Particularly Upsetting
"Law enforcement officers were overpowered by that violent mob in the nation's capital. Last week. Disturbing videos show that police officers were kicked and punched and beaten with flagpoles. One police officer was killed and another later died by suicide off duty. But there were also a few police officers that appeared to sympathize with the mob. MPR's Leila Fadel reports that for current and retired black police officers It was particularly upsetting. Last week sharing Blackman Malloy watched her former colleagues try to stave off Attackers of the capital alone. Black officer heroically facing a largely white mob as they first breach the building. A lot of them felt like they were all all along black when Malloy is a retired U. S Capitol police officer and the vice president of the United States Black Capitol Police Association. Which led a class action lawsuit in 2012 against the Capitol police for alleged discrimination. She's also the lead plaintiff in the historic 2001 class action discrimination lawsuit against the Capitol Police board. Our organization is calling for criminal charges against the sergeant at arms of the House and the Senate, as well as the former U. S. Capitol police chief who resigned after the attack because they loved them unprepared. She spoken to black police officers that were at the Capitol that day. They're traumatized. Some of the crowd called him the n word. Some are injured. They're also scared because they saw a few of their white colleagues show sympathy with the mob. Several Capitol police officers were suspended as the department investigates the attack on Congress, among them the officer who took Selfies with writers and another who popped on a mag, a hat and directed Attackers around the building. Blackman. Malloy says black Capitol police officers told her this about inauguration Day and then now you expect me to go stand beside an officer not knowing whether or not he's one of one of the terrorists, that's what that's what we did. Then Maybe there were some off duty police officers from outside D. C in the crowd. Police departments are investigating, and that's not lost on so many police officers around the country, particularly black police officers who faced discrimination on the force. Carl Shaw sued the police division of the city of Columbus for racial discrimination and settled for $475,000. You have good police also said you have actually saucers, and in my case, if it wouldn't have been for white officers standing up and risking their careers, wouldn't have had a leg to stand on. I just think we need to change the way we police and the hiring practices. Also the settlement, which conceded no wrongdoing included to demand that the retaliation he faced for reporting racism by superior be a fireable offense. Char retires next month. If you're trading black officers this way, What are you doing to the general public? Heather Taylor, recently retired sergeant from the ST Louis Police Department was texting with other black officers as she watched the attack on Congress. She thought about many of our fellow officers who made the assumption that Trump flags meant support for law enforcement, even when the crowds were incited by the president's lies and included hate groups. Meanwhile, black lives matter. Protestors demanding racial justice were treated as hostile. I don't know maybe realize that these people who are extremists who are militia Who are a part of these groups or about civil war. They want civil war They want to do away with the government and law enforcement has hair to him. Taylor most recently headed the Ethical Society of Police, a ST Louis police organization that addresses racial discrimination in the police force and the community. Okay, well, they're gonna shake I'm going to say that these people are going to turn on them that the police are going to see that the same people that you supported over African Americans in black lives matter. You're going to see that it's different that they're going to turn on you. Sure enough, it was worse than what we could ever imagine. In Minneapolis Metro Transit Police chief Eddie Frizzell says he did more planning for the Super Bowl in Minneapolis than what he saw in the capital last week. Now he worries about the expected armed protests around the country. This weekend. I served in Bosnia bright after the war to orange n aside, had taken place and we've seen what tyrannical regime will do to a country in Iraq. And all those experiences are all coming to a head right now. It gives me a frame of reference to take my experiences, and we have to actually apply them to the unknown that we're experiencing right now known that we're experiencing right now. Leila Fadel NPR
On EU's doorstep, UN raises alarm for thousands of young migrants sleeping rough
"Whatever. Two and a half thousand migrants and refugees have been forced to sleep rough in bosnia herzegovina for several weeks on the european union's doorstep despite the fact that suitable sheltered accommodation is available in an interview with you and uses daniel johnson. Peter our chief of mission in bosnia for the migration agency describes the of trying to find a quick solution to this urgent problem. You also explains why it's so important at all. Countries abide by their international commitments to helping vulnerable people in line with the global compact for safe or leeann regular migration adopted by majority of u n member states in december two thousand and eighteen years ago has been a transit country for migrants from greece trying to reach other parts of the european union. Since dan rea two thousand eighteen we've had a perennial problem of a lack of accommodation in bosnia herzegovina. Each window reface seamer thought john just but this year to challenge is actually larger because we have two thousand five hundred eight thousand five hundred refugees in bossier to gopinath sleeping in inhuman conditions. The reason for this is the ability of bosnian political system. If you want to decide where accusations should be because ironically or or cynically she won't. We actually do have sufficient spaces in two centers that we could open within twenty four hours but because a political resistance at the local level do locations. Dc's not happy so it's not a matter of the seasons. It's not a matter of money but it is a matter of political decision-making which obviously now he's ready urgent because the winter conditions are getting worse as we speak so you say that there's a problem of administrative procedure and there's also local opposition to housing the migrants. So that's a very difficult position for you to be in but as you say. The immediate problem is is really urgent. Because it's so cold and the camp that to the emergency count the leaper. Emergency tent camp burned down after being closed because it wasn't suitable for migrants didn't have electricity water. So what exactly is the un migration agency managing to do to help these people well. We're certainly pursuing a two track approach if you like the one we have increased our humanitarian assistance to people sleeping outside interest jackets winter. I sleeping bags sold packages we to get our partners. The danish refugee council and requested try to cover everyone while he's somehow reducing human suffering. Eat obesity does not provide an answer to the need for human accommodation while the other part of the work. We're trying to do trying to support the authorities at different levels to come together and to build a consensus as to where these new accusation could be. So these are the two efforts. But you're sort of stuck in as a un agency in the sense that while we have the resources it's not to or any other un agency to decide where my accusations should be that he's really up to the sovereign country in this case. Both here to go now to decide. I can just go to building erica. Dc sanal migrant accusations so. We're very much dependent on the local political process in while you can support while he can bringing ideas while driving people to get at the end of the day. You're dependent on local. Political decisions has the opposition to migration and migrants in bosnia. Been growing is it. I mean we're not talking about tens of thousands of people by any means are we know we're talking about today. In the county i would estimate about eight thousand five hundred. Marcus enrich In the country of three point five million inhabitants. That should not. I mean that he's not a a a large crisis by any stretch of the imagination There are two issues their first modern stint be located in two parts of the country canceling saudi avoid sonic canton and the frustration specifically again. He's as so being left alone in not heavy as sort of a national strategy. Few michael spreading these accusations center south across the country when it comes to the local population licenses. Debtors small minority that. He's very vocal on facebook older social media channels sometimes using a very phobic language my senses however that if you look at the majority of people they may not have wanted bosnia to become a country for transit migration but they do agree that while the migrants should be our country that they should be taken care of properly absolutely an just wondering what it is that the un migration agency needs to happen. Obviously you want to relocate migrants and for the most part they young men on the where are they from well in terms of the solution. The solution is relatively straightforward from humanitarian operational perspective. We need additional accusation in structures that are adequate ford winter. I think that's in terms of the solution where we need to go in terms of the makeup of the mike and refugee population. Here we have about eighty percents single males and twenty percent families with children and unaccompanied children usually boys between sixteen and eighteen for these families and children. We have sufficient activation so we don't have any families children or unaccompanied or separated children sleeping outside. The challenge faces itself with the single males in terms of nationalities. Biggest group Bangladesh of ghanistan north africa in iraq. He's the makeup of the population that we go have here. I'm what do they tell you. These these young men. Why have they come to europe. Well they've gone to europe of course. Individual circumstances differ but most of them have come to europe to look for a life somewhere fleeing conflict in afghanistan but many of them are looking simply to go to placing within the european union. Start working and send money back to their family. That is sort of the story. You almost universally here. And
Balkans feel abandoned as vaccinations kick off in Europe
"As tens of thousands of people across the European Union begin rolling up their sleeves to get a corona virus vaccination shot one corner of the continent he's left behind feeling isolated and abandoned the Balkans the nations such as Bosnia and Serbia have struggled to get access to cable nineteen vaccines for multiple companies and programs most of the nation's on Europe's southeastern periphery still waiting for the first vaccines to arrive with no firm timeline for the start of the national inoculation drives one expert has told regional TV network twenty four the rich have grabbed all the available life boats leaving the less fortunate behind I'm Charles de Ledesma
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Migrant lives at ‘immediate risk’, warn UN agencies
"U n agencies and humanitarian partners have cooled an authorities in bosnia and herzegovina to act urgently to help hundreds of migrants who are without shelter in freezing winter temperatures. The migrants lost housing off to the leaper emergency. Tens camp in the north west of the country was closed and then destroyed in a fire on the twenty third of december. The leap camp was built earlier this year in response to overcrowding and unsuitable conditions elsewhere. It was never winterized a process that germany includes adding thermal floor mats and insulation to shelters as whether it's distributing blankets heating stoves and fuel migrants at the destroyed. Camp are resorting to makeshift efforts. Such as lighting fires inside the remaining tends to keep warm raising the risk of another catastrophe.
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U.N. Investigators Help Yazidis In Iraq Find Bodies Of Loved Ones Killed By ISIS
"Region of Iraq. It has now been six years since the ISIS genocide against the ancient ancient Yazidi Yazidi religious religious minority. minority. And And yet yet survivors survivors are are still still trying trying to to find find bodies bodies of of their their loved loved ones. ones. To To that that end, end, U. U. N. N. Investigators Investigators began began X X Hume Hume ng ng a a mass grave in October, MPR's Jane Arraf was there. In the village of Solo yellow tape ropes off what used to be a fish farm attached to a technical college laborers and investigators dressed in white suits and masks. Carefully digging and sifting through the Pachter as I walk up to take a closer look at one of the man is shoveling the dirt into this big rectangular sifter and then Fine pieces of dirt come out, and he flips the gravel over. The other one is now going through it by hand, trying to make sure that they don't miss any of the bones. Investigators have found at least 17, mass graves so far in the Sinjar region of northern Iraq. Things. One is known as the mother's grave, and it's believed to contain the remains of dozens of pregnant and the older women. Isis decided it didn't have any use for Including the mother of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad. And game ideas. I would frosty Sarah Holly in all areas born on this land, but in bigger Snus is her brother Side. Murad is among the Yazidis who have come here in 2014. Isis rounded up and shot almost all the men and older boys. And they're morons Village of coach. Oh, Sayid was wounded Overlooked among all the bodies he managed to escape. He could have moved to Europe is a refugee, but he doesn't want to leave this land where there's been so much tragedy, or did they come in? I shall remember of vision. And now for the dish they come up with. That number was born. I come and get you if you're not getting my mother was the most peaceful, charitable person in the world. If she saw a poor person and we had only one piece of bread, she would cut it into half and give it to him. No idea, And I didn't get enough time to spend with her. We needed to have her with us longer. He takes off his dark sunglasses and wipes tears from his eyes as he body movement quotes whatever he's in all of Green uniform, a fighter now Thea's Edie paramilitary forces here in Sinjar, it's taken years even begin to exhumed bodies to identify them. Some will likely never be found. Sayid returned here after US backed Kurdish forces drove Isis out. It was a year after the massacre, and some the remains were still lying on the ground. They got hot demand. Mama, where a ditty Rusty and Beef Acela's when they came back, and so this I was very depressed because I could see their clothes, some bones. They all disappeared. I don't know who took them. Maybe animals got them or some group of people took them away. When we came back after that, we didn't see their bones. People leaves that, along with his mother's body. The grave contains the bodies of his aunts and his uncles and cousins, wives against the backdrop of so much horror and loss. The only consolation for many of the survivors has to be able to find the remains of their loved ones and bury them properly. A community center still under construction in the village of coach Joe Yazidis have gathered to give DNA's samples. The International Commission of Missing Persons based in The Hague started working to identify victims and mass graves in Bosnia. 1996. There's still not done there. It will likely take years here is well. Woz Abdullah Bas, the commission's deputy Iraq director walks me through the process we start. Take the information. Take it. In our record. There is any missing formation. After that, we shift Do the second table just on here. He would give a blood sample. Ideally, each missing persons with $3 on it's better to be, you know, Close one. So mother, Father Sir. Planes. You know, parents, six year
National Native American Veterans Memorial opens in Washington, DC
"Opens today on the National Mall in Washington, D C. It's the Native American Veterans Memorial. Native Americans have served in the armed forces in high numbers for more than a century. This is the first memorial to honor that service. Here's NPR's Quil Lawrence. The memorial is simple. A steel circle elevated over carved stone drum. It sits in the shade of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Kevin Go over, is a member of the Pawnee Nation and the museum's director. It's an article of faith in Indian country that Native American serve at a greater rate than basically any other group. So we wish for this to be a sacred place, not just for Native America. But for all Americans. The opening ceremony went virtual because of the pandemic. But here are a few of the people go over hopes will one day attend and sanctify the site. My name is Marcel Grande La Bull. And I'm from the two kettle ban of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. You know? I'm 101 years old. No in 1940 for Marcela Lobo was a surgical nurse at an Army hospital during the battle of the Bulge Well, In December. I believe it was 1/16 of December. The Germans overtook the American soldiers. They wondered about putting in a hospital so close to the front lines, but they did. So we were there in leisure. And we had both funds night and day. At the time of the breaks through the growth of the bulge. Lobo says her own community always honored her military service. Now the memorial in Washington means the whole country conduce this same to be AH, thought like it was a great honor. My ancestors were warriors. I'm related to rein in the face who fought in the battle of the little big horn or greasy grass that they called it. My father was a Spanish American war veteran. My brother oldest brother was a veteran all down the line. But some native vets aren't as aware of their own family service. Yeah, my name is Colonel Wayne Don don has served 27 years in the army, including Bosnia and Afghanistan. You know, for a lot of years, I thought I was a first generation military person came to find out is both of my grandfather and uncles. And served in a territorial guard during World War two. That was an emotional discovery for dawn and a complicated one not just native Americans, but on the other minority groups, ultimately that they chose to serve to represent their people. And also to serve a country that this, you know, sometimes. Didn't have AH would've proved to be their best interests in mind, but they're still still did it, He says. Now that the country is wrestling with questions about racial justice, he hopes the memorial can play a part. Army vet Allan Ho feels the same. He's native Hawaiian saw combat in Vietnam. Then his two sons served after 9 11, his oldest son. Nine. No. Ho was killed in Iraq and he wass Credible young man. He was an officer, platoon leader, and he was killed in 25 in Mosul, Iraq. His younger brother's the staff sergeant. His name is Locke or And the meaning for a knock or is a warrior who is brave and courageous. Those are the stories of service and sacrifice. He wants Americans to hear it. The new memorial for native visitors, Ho wants it to be a validation and an inspiration. And then perhaps, who knows? Maybe some young Native son who experiences that memorial for this first time, we'll be in 50 years from now he'll be that the president of the United States who knows Quil Lawrence NPR news
"Welcome to cats Miss and Mysteries. I'm kept crumb today real Ruckus Ray. I know you were watching the quote debate intensely. What was your takeaway? Well kid, there were a lot of subtleties and that's what real Ruckus it's all about separating the chaff from the wheat, but the obvious messages will be rehashed over and over the fowl obvious things that were said by Mister Trump and mr. Biden you can catch on your podcast and mass media and and wherever you take in your news, but what I'm going to do is I'm gonna forget about my fact-checkers and forget about my constitutional historical professors and I'm going to talk about one key message. Okay, r a little trepidation. What would that message be that message is vote and I'm going to cover a lot of interesting territory on this kit. All right. We'll take it away Ray. Okay with all and I've just said talking to mr. Crum and the back of your head. The question comes out. Why vote now, this was something that was it was his life on by both the president and the vice president. Mr. Trump and mr. Biden. So I I asked a question. Why vote most of us walk around in a naively Elevate wage state of impunity. No one is going to forcibly tell us what to do or limit where we can go. Nobody is going to kick down our door or drain our bank account. But this moment in time there is a raised awareness of civil rights now hang in with me on this because I'm bringing it all to him ahead to a point. This might be illustrated by peaceful protest wage. The civil rights that is these folks would declare their First Amendment right of freedom of speech now, if you're pro-nra, then you might cite the Second Amendment of the Constitution the right page. To bear arms these and many other protections come from a piece of paper the Constitution and yet if not enforce the Constitution becomes meaningless Le meaningless still may I ask you to question? Why vote if we allow the provisions of the Constitution to be ignored just once and only a single part because we agree with the ideology and other people in charge at any given moment in time, then you might as well start a racing aspects of the Constitution that you and they don't agree with thus rendering our constitutional democracy damaged again, I ask why vote a damaged and ignored Constitution like a bad case of poison oak may seem superficial at first but not burn that poison oak and inhale the smoke what was once superficial is now internal and damaging your lungs the problem, is that a damaged Constitution like damaged lungs Mekong. Around for a long time without a quick fix the question why vote now evolves into who do you vote for? Who do I put in a position of power? Well Article 2 of The Constitution is impossibly vague about the president's Powers. But if we were to look back over the past one hundred years there would be no denying an increase in what are called executive powers powers that bypass Congress you would see that presidents during that hundred year. Ruled by executive power rather than by Consulting with off and getting approval by the Constitution as a constitution says and with these executive powers, they direct a massive administrative state with jurisdiction over everything from Environmental Policy to regulation of the airwaves throughout the last hundred years presidents of waged undeclared war without Congressional confirmation. This would include Harry Truman in North birth. Korea President Richard Nixon and Cambodian President Bill Clinton in Bosnia Franklin Roosevelt imprisoned over 100,000 Americans during World War II numerous presidential called in federal troops to suppress working-class inserections, which ended in American death recently President George W bush secretly authorized spying on Americans inside the United States without any review from the courts these unregulated Powers accrue overtime and remain as a part of the Office of the President Bush is why it's important to not just vote but to examine who you are voting for and perhaps asking how will they address these unopposed Powers executive powers off then a constitution and political scholars believe there is a very real chance of our democracy failing In Our Lifetime with tyranny taking his place. That means somebody could kick in your wage. Or somebody could drain your bank account. Someone could tell you when and where you can go the fourth President of the United States. I was James Madison said factions formed public opinion spreads quickly particularly on issues that evoke ideology and passion people become polarized and look for opinions that mirror existing beliefs and isn't that where we are now as a country as people forming ideology based on passion and political opinions that mirror existing beliefs, so I say vote and vote carefully because a person you put in power maybe the first nail in the coffin of our constitutional democracy think about it off and remember question conventional wisdom, and don't believe everything you think.
"I'm Welcome to cats Miss and Mysteries. I'm kept crumb today real Ruckus Ray. I know you were watching the quote debate intensely. What was your takeaway? Well kid, there were a lot of subtleties and that's what real Ruckus it's all about separating the chaff from the wheat, but the obvious messages will be rehashed over and over the fowl obvious things that were said by Mister Trump and mr. Biden you can catch on your podcast and mass media and and wherever you take in your news, but what I'm going to do is I'm gonna forget about my fact-checkers and forget about my constitutional historical professors and I'm going to talk about one key message. Okay, r a little trepidation. What would that message be that message is vote and I'm going to cover a lot of interesting territory on this kit. All right. We'll take it away Ray. Okay with all and I've just said talking to mr. Crum and the back of your head. The question comes out. Why vote now, this was something that was it was his life on by both the president and the vice president. Mr. Trump and mr. Biden. So I I asked a question. Why vote most of us walk around in a naively Elevate wage state of impunity. No one is going to forcibly tell us what to do or limit where we can go. Nobody is going to kick down our door or drain our bank account. But this moment in time there is a raised awareness of civil rights now hang in with me on this because I'm bringing it all to him ahead to a point. This might be illustrated by peaceful protest wage. The civil rights that is these folks would declare their First Amendment right of freedom of speech now, if you're pro-nra, then you might cite the Second Amendment of the Constitution the right page. To bear arms these and many other protections come from a piece of paper the Constitution and yet if not enforce the Constitution becomes meaningless Le meaningless still may I ask you to question? Why vote if we allow the provisions of the Constitution to be ignored just once and only a single part because we agree with the ideology and other people in charge at any given moment in time, then you might as well start a racing aspects of the Constitution that you and they don't agree with thus rendering our constitutional democracy damaged again, I ask why vote a damaged and ignored Constitution like a bad case of poison oak may seem superficial at first but not burn that poison oak and inhale the smoke what was once superficial is now internal and damaging your lungs the problem, is that a damaged Constitution like damaged lungs Mekong. Around for a long time without a quick fix the question why vote now evolves into who do you vote for? Who do I put in a position of power? Well Article 2 of The Constitution is impossibly vague about the president's Powers. But if we were to look back over the past one hundred years there would be no denying an increase in what are called executive powers powers that bypass Congress you would see that presidents during that hundred year. Ruled by executive power rather than by Consulting with off and getting approval by the Constitution as a constitution says and with these executive powers, they direct a massive administrative state with jurisdiction over everything from Environmental Policy to regulation of the airwaves throughout the last hundred years presidents of waged undeclared war without Congressional confirmation. This would include Harry Truman in North birth. Korea President Richard Nixon and Cambodian President Bill Clinton in Bosnia Franklin Roosevelt imprisoned over 100,000 Americans during World War II numerous presidential called in federal troops to suppress working-class inserections, which ended in American death recently President George W bush secretly authorized spying on Americans inside the United States without any review from the courts these unregulated Powers accrue overtime and remain as a part of the Office of the President Bush is why it's important to not just vote but to examine who you are voting for and perhaps asking how will they address these unopposed Powers executive powers off then a constitution and political scholars believe there is a very real chance of our democracy failing In Our Lifetime with tyranny taking his place. That means somebody could kick in your wage. Or somebody could drain your bank account. Someone could tell you when and where you can go the fourth President of the United States. I was James Madison said factions formed public opinion spreads quickly particularly on issues that evoke ideology and passion people become polarized and look for opinions that mirror existing beliefs and isn't that where we are now as a country as people forming ideology based on passion and political opinions that mirror existing beliefs, so I say vote and vote carefully because a person you put in power maybe the first nail in the coffin of our constitutional democracy think about it off and remember question conventional wisdom, and don't believe everything you think. Well, this is
Serbia-Kosovo talks 'back on track
"Now Serbia has refused to recognize Kosovo's statehood since Kosovo unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in two thousand and eight, nearly a decade after a very bloody war dialogue between Belgrade and Prishtina began in two thousand eleven, producing some thirty agreements most of them, though a not observed, but after talks broke down a couple of years ago, the parties are communicating again with both the EU and the US weighing in well for more I'm joined by James, Kara Lindsay who's visiting professor at the NFC and author of the politics of recognition and engagement, e you, member-state relations with Kosovo James Let's begin with the US involvement. Where do we stand with this? Well. There was a lot of excitement that the united. States was getting involved in this process a couple of years ago. There was a sense Washington really wants it's gets are. Big International Agreement. This was going to be one of trump's moments of glory. That was going to get reelected. And so there was a lot of activity that was going on. By the United States role, the separate from the e U process switch continuing as you've noted since two thousand eleven. But recently it's basically collapsed in this collapse for number of reasons one because they would charges brought against the presidents of Kosovo. For War Crimes but also I think that we just up against the clock in the United States Rick. Grenell the US ambassador to Germany, who was handling this? It looks like he's going to be very involved in trump's reelection campaign, and as we know it less than four months to go before the US election. I, think the latest sellings way hand over to Europe is saying look I've. Got To be dealing with now, so the ball is very very certainly back in the European court now and there was a video summit on Friday chaired by the the the Cherry double-act Merckel macron. What what transpired? The the problem as Well. There's a whole range of problems. As again as you noted as being a range of agreements have been put in place over the past, a number of years most which haven't really been observed, but there's also been deep divisions within the European Union about what they want. Now there's been a number of proposals being coming forward a nice been suggestions that the President Sukasto vote and Serbia. Actually at one point very close to a deal, but controversially that would include some so the territorial swap and we know that Germany in actual fact Britain as well a very very opposed to this. The. Americans on the other hand seem to be open to the idea although they seem to be a rowing buckle now now. I'm so the probably essentially have is that we need a big picture secondments here and the Europeans have been pressing so small normalization agreements, which is all very well and good boots. As I'm saying I worked Cypress pathetic years, and these small agreements, a justice difficult to get into place, and even more typical in many ways to implement than actually spending time focusing on a big picture final deal, and so I think this is the real question about half now. Is it going to be back to try to get these piecemeal agreements that don't really work or all week in the focus on the big picture? Final settlements. Will really put this issue behind both Kosovo. and Serbia and of course that question becomes very urgent, because it looks as if the leaders of Serbia in Kosovo will meet face to face in Brussels later this week. Yes I'm I mean to be honest with you? I don't think anyone's really expecting that. We can see any big breakthroughs now. and I again. I'm I'm very very skeptical that you're really even knows what it wants. the IT could be a return to these sort of. These small bitsy talks which you don't get me wrong. These are important things that needs to be doubts which will make long foot for people in costumes survey much better. But like a Lotta people a my view is the you sold. If they were the big picture deal, anyway and so what you're doing is many ways wasting time on energy block treasurer on all these trying to get these small agreements, which in the end don't really get implemented because that fundamental big picture agreement so. I I think the big problem here is that it's it's. Europe's coming at the wrong way. I mean Europe officials as saying that resolution is the only way that Serbia and Kosovo seek to become members of the EU. Do you think that that's a big enough incentive? Well. I mean I. Get sent certainly in Kosovo there is. A growing realization something needs to be done so often. Votes Clayton dependency. The was that we go from. There was a we've got. The Americans behind US rebuilt the British the French recalled Germans. They're going to go out and tell. The world recognized Kosovo and in the first few years. That seems to be what was happening and we got to a point where about one, hundred ten or hundred thirteen of the one hundred ninety three members of the UN recognized. Kosovo But Russia and China refuse to recognize it, so that prevents full you and membership, but what we've seen in the past couple of years is Serbia's lobbied countries to withdraw that recognition of Kosovo is now recognized about ninety seven countries so I think in Prishtina this realization if we want to join the UN if we want to be a normal, fully accepted country on the world stage, we've got to reach a final deal with Belgrade. What is it that we? We can offer Belgrade. The Belgrade might be willing to accept. The trump is what it sink. President Sanctuary was willing to offer Belgrade's. The German said No. We're not willing to allow it to go that far because if you stop changing borders between Serbian, Kosovo. Even if this is consensual, you'll not problems north Macedonia and Bosnia so we we have a fundamental problem here of how we're going to deal with something that frankly speaking could be dealt with sally easily. If, there was sort of coincidence abuse amongst the Americans, the Europeans, subs and the Kosovo Albanians James. Thank you very much? Indeed, that's James Collins.