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Group tied to al-Qaida backs McCain for prez
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | March 02, 2008 | Jerome R. Corsi

Posted on 03/03/2008 2:36:33 AM PST by Man50D

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain has enjoyed strong support from a lobbyist group that backs the Kosovo Liberation Army despite allegations the KLA is a Muslim terrorist group with ties to criminal drug networks and al-Qaida.

The Albanian American Civic League, or AACL, regards the KLA as "freedom fighters," said the AACL's president, former Republican congressman Joe DioGuardi of New York.

They're "not terrorist, like the Serbs and Greeks say," DioGuardi insisted in an interview with WND.

But Islam expert Robert Spencer, editor of the popular website Jihad Watch, contends radical Islam is the driving force behind the Kosovo independence movement.

"There is no excusing the excesses of the Serbs under (former President Slobodan) Milosevic, but there is no denying also that jihadists have been pouring into Bosnia and Kosovo, preparing to use them as a base for jihad activity in Europe – and we have been helping them," Spencer told WND.

Spencer explained that the KLA is directly linked to the Kosovo independence movement.

"When Kosovo independence was declared, thousands of Kosovars gathered in Pristina and chanted, 'KLA!' 'KLA!' Spencer noted. "This was a telling indication of the broad popular support the KLA enjoys."

KLA members, however, continued Spencer, were trained in al-Qaida camps.

"There is little doubt that there are powerful elements in Kosovo who are Islamic supremacist and pro-Sharia (Islamic law)," he said. "They will do all they can to turn Kosovo into a jihadist camp in the heart of Europe."

Spencer pointed out Kosovo is about 90 percent Muslim, and the independence movement has grown by incorporating Albanian Muslims as members and supporters.

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In April 1999, McCain and Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-Conn., co-sponsored the "Kosovo Self-Defense Act" with the goal of arming the KLA in their battle against the Serbs.

McCain working with a flaming Socialist like Lieberman to help Islamic terrorists pretty much tells you all you need to know about McCain and the movement of the GOP to the Socialist left.
1 posted on 03/03/2008 2:36:34 AM PST by Man50D
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To: Man50D

History shows that US politicians always provide aid and arms to our next opponent prior to the start of a large scale military conflict.

the idiotic arming and support of Kosovo is the latest example.

If the democrat nominee does not turn the Kosovo debacle against McCain it will be because they have enough on him to win without it.


2 posted on 03/03/2008 2:45:29 AM PST by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.)
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To: Iron Munro

If the democrat nominee does not turn the Kosovo debacle against McCain it will be because they have enough on him to win without it.


Or...agree w McCain’s position on this....Yes the DNC would be foolish (for themselves) not to use this


3 posted on 03/03/2008 3:02:26 AM PST by UCFRoadWarrior (Anyone Notice....But It Is Only The Low-Rated Talk Radio Hosts That Support McCain)
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To: Iron Munro; Man50D
I can not see how the Senator Obama can bring this up in the campaign without exposing the fact that it was a Democratic Administration which both developed and pursued this policy for 8 years under Bill Clinton.

You can not hang this on McCain. He is the only Candidate in this race who has a record, spanning decades, as a proponent for a strong national defense policy against all of our enemies (Communists and Islamofacists).

4 posted on 03/03/2008 3:09:01 AM PST by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: Man50D
Well, I don't think we will hear much from Hillary or Wesley Clark on this issue.

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Ratko Mladic was Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic's army chief throughout the Bosnian war. After Serb forces heavily bombarded the UN-protected town of Srebenica, Mladic entered the town with his troops, where he proceeded to separate Bosnian Muslim women and children from all the men aged 12 to 72. The women and children were taken to Muslim territory. The men, over 7,000 of them, were executed by Serbian forces over the next five days and buried in mass graves.

5 posted on 03/03/2008 3:15:26 AM PST by mware (Americans in arm chairs doing the job that the media refuses to do.)
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To: wmileo
You can not hang this on McCain.

You can't deny McCain aligned himself with the Socialist Democrat party by favoring legislation that aided Islamic terrorists. He is as much to blame as the GOP elite for not stopping support for our enemy.

He is the only Candidate in this race who has a record, spanning decades, as a proponent for a strong national defense policy against all of our enemies (Communists and Islamofacists).

The parameters you use to classify McCain as strong on national defense leave a lot to be desired. The WOT is integral to our national defense. It is not a problem only in Afghanistan and Iraq. It is a global problem including our borders. It is a fact terrorists have posed and are posing as illegal aliens to enter the country and destroy us from the inside. Despite that fact John McCain supports granting amnesty to illegal aliens. This thinking endangers Americans and makes a mockery of our national defense.
6 posted on 03/03/2008 3:23:30 AM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: wmileo

You can not hang this on McCain.

Agreed, it’s not Damass.


7 posted on 03/03/2008 3:30:12 AM PST by Son House (The Democrat's High Tax Rates Suppress American Freedom, Opportunity and Jobs..)
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To: wmileo

“You can not hang this on McCain. He is the only Candidate in this race who has a record, spanning decades, as a proponent for a strong national defense policy against all of our enemies (Communists and Islamofacists).”

McCain for a strong defense against communists?????????????? He’s the biggest supporter of the Pathet Lao DC has ever seen. He gets paid well to work for the KLA terrorists; he does it for free for the genocidal Pathet Lao.


8 posted on 03/03/2008 3:34:47 AM PST by Kolokotronis (Christ is Risen, and you, o death, are annihilated!)
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To: Iron Munro

Dems are very unconfortable with KOSOVO and can’t in anyway attack the republican candidate about it since B.Clintoon himself launched the bombing of Serbia.
The dems are the first responsible for that mess and McCain has nothing to fear on this...


9 posted on 03/03/2008 3:48:41 AM PST by Ulysse (freedom is not free)
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To: Man50D
OK! your points are very well thought out. But elections come down to making choices. GW Bush is done. Thompson and Hunter are out of the race. Ronald Reagan is with his maker.

Given that the WOT is the most important challenge we face in the Twenty First Century, which candidate of the remaining three or four is the best fit for Commander in Chief?

10 posted on 03/03/2008 3:50:47 AM PST by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: wmileo
GW Bush is done. Thompson and Hunter are out of the race.

Ceding your Conservative principles in the name of compromise to support a candidate who has sided with the Socialist Democrats solely for the sake of winning an election only advances the Socialist cause. It is a loser strategy as evident by the Socialist Democrats taking control of Congress in 2006. The clear answer is to hold to Conservative principles by writing in a Conservative candidate or voting for one from another party.

Given that the WOT is the most important challenge we face in the Twenty First Century, which candidate of the remaining three or four is the best fit for Commander in Chief?

That's exactly my point! None are the "best fit" because they all support amnesty for illegal aliens! Allowing illegals to stay in this country will be our downfall! You need to look past the "R" or "D" after a candidate's name and examine their political ideology. In doing so you would realize McCain, Obama and Clinton are all Socialists!
11 posted on 03/03/2008 4:16:32 AM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: Man50D

Ditto.


12 posted on 03/03/2008 5:20:12 AM PST by Dante3
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To: Man50D

DioGuardi thinks this is a lie, too. He justs waits for the day to be the Ist PM of Greater Albania. Has wet dreams about them

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkgHkxIfgBc


13 posted on 03/03/2008 8:50:48 AM PST by MadelineZapeezda (Five years later, Mr Bush is saddling Europe with a new rogue state.)
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To: All

Watch the ‘freedom fighters’ at work!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkgHkxIfgBc


14 posted on 03/03/2008 8:52:38 AM PST by MadelineZapeezda (Five years later, Mr Bush is saddling Europe with a new rogue state.)
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To: Man50D
The winner of this election will probably appoint at least one new US Supreme Court Justice. He will also make decisions about the next step in the WOT.

Do you really want it to be Senator Obama or Senator Clinton? Because if you write in a candidate, that is exactly what you will get.

It is not just wining a election that counts. It is willing the internal cultural war going on in this country as well as the WOT. In 10 years of a Democrat in the White House, you will not recognize this country.

People say that McCain is the same as the two remaining Democrats in the campaign. I don't agree while you do.

Good luck with your write in choice and God bless the USA.

15 posted on 03/03/2008 9:04:56 AM PST by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: wmileo
You can not hang this on McCain

No, you can't.

But he has played a part in it by jumping in on the side of a muslim guerilla movement warring to oust a legitimate, recognized governmment.
I don't imagine he would think much of anyone who helped arm a guerilla movement that decided to take over Arizona and declare it an independent nation.

KLA =

Kosovo Liberation Army or KLA (Albanian: Ushtria Çlirimtare e Kosovës or UÇK) was [is] an Albanian paramilitary guerrilla organization which sought independence for the province of Kosovo from Yugoslavia and Serbia in the late 1990s.
The KLA has been called "the most successful guerrilla movement of modern times."[1] Its campaign against Serbian security forces precipitated a major Yugoslav military crackdown which led to the Kosovo War of 1998-1999.

source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kosovo_Liberation_Army

FTA:

In April 1999, McCain and Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-Conn., co-sponsored the "Kosovo Self-Defense Act" with the goal of arming the KLA in their battle against the Serbs.

Both parties are culpable.

The infatuation of both with the murdering muslims in Kosovo is inexplicable in light of the post 9/11 rhetoric of them to destroy radical terrorists.

I think the whole thing was just an excercise to poke Russia in the eye. President Clinton went along with the Europeans at the start but I wish Bush had opened his eyes in 2001 and ended the persecution of the Serbs and support of the muslims.

16 posted on 03/03/2008 9:54:00 AM PST by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.)
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To: joan; Smartass; zagor-te-nej; Lion in Winter; Honorary Serb; jb6; Incorrigible; DTA; ma bell; ...
Ping!
17 posted on 03/03/2008 2:12:08 PM PST by kronos77 (Kosovo is Serbian Jerusalem. No Serbia without Kosovo.)
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To: Man50D

Hillary Clinton and John McCain both have dirty hands on Kosovo. And Barrack Obama would have dirty hands too, if anyone had given him a chance.


18 posted on 03/03/2008 2:14:15 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Man50D

The U.S. recognizes Kosovo’s independence. Like it or not


19 posted on 03/03/2008 2:14:48 PM PST by nuconvert (There are bad people in the pistachio business.)
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To: wmileo

“Given that the WOT is the most important challenge we face in the Twenty First Century, which candidate of the remaining three or four is the best fit for Commander in Chief?”

Hillary. By far.


20 posted on 03/03/2008 2:56:42 PM PST by Bull Market (I will not vote for John McCain. Hillary's my girl!)
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To: Man50D
McCain working with a flaming Socialist like Lieberman to help Islamic terrorists pretty much tells you all you need to know about McCain and the movement of the GOP to the Socialist left.

Absolutely right! BTTT!

21 posted on 03/03/2008 3:08:37 PM PST by Digital Sniper (Hello, "Undocumented Immigrant." I'm an "Undocumented Border Patrol Agent.")
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To: Man50D; Kolokotronis; Bokababe; kronos77

Well, the AACL paid for McCain, and they know him well. Why should they take a chance on Obama? Altough Obama seems to support the same Kosovo policies, and is backed by Soros, Brzezinski , and Samantha Power, he has a lot of unknowns. And he has fewer obligations to the AACL.

However, for the rest of us Americans, either McCain or Obama is a DISASTER. We are truly in deep yogurt!!!!


22 posted on 03/03/2008 3:25:12 PM PST by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: wmileo

“I can not see how the Senator Obama can bring this up in the campaign without exposing the fact that it was a Democratic Administration which both developed and pursued this policy for 8 years under Bill Clinton.”

And nearly 8 more under the dhimmi administration of that man Bush. Obama would be smart to play this up big as it would demonstrate what a break with the past he is.

“You can not hang this on McCain. He is the only Candidate in this race who has a record, spanning decades, as a proponent for a strong national defense policy against all of our enemies (Communists and Islamofacists).”

McCain has been a screaming, public supporter of the Communist Pathet Lao genocidal regime made up of blood stained monsters for years, much to the embarrassment of the GOP. His support for and arming of Mohammedan terrorists and his unending support for the expansion of Wahabist terrorism in Europe is likely born of his extensive financing from the Islamofascsts. He’s been bought and paid for by them. What isn’t understandable is his unflagging support for the Lao communists since they have no money to pay him with. The speculation among some in the Indo-Chinese ex pat community and in fact among some former people from “the other side” that McCain is either a former communist himself or they’ve got something real good on him. Having been on the receiving end of one of his screaming fits about Laos and Lao and Hmong freedom fighters, I personally think he is simply an old fashioned comm-symp.


23 posted on 03/03/2008 3:58:25 PM PST by Kolokotronis (Christ is Risen, and you, o death, are annihilated!)
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To: Man50D
John McCain armed Kosovo Islamic terrorists

McCAIN AND THE KLA CONNECTION

24 posted on 03/03/2008 5:44:18 PM PST by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: Man50D
College Republican Federation of Virginia Blog

July-August, 1998---The KLA separatists takes over 40 percent of Kosovo by force, by killing Yugoslav police and driving Kosovo Serbs out. The KLA terrorist groups are well-armed and supplied. The U.S. is one of the backers of the KLA separatists or terrorists. 1998---US State Department declares the KLA separatists are “terrorists”. US media dismisses the pronouncement.

25 posted on 03/03/2008 6:05:48 PM PST by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: mware; Man50D
Ratko Mladic was Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic's army chief throughout the Bosnian war. After Serb forces heavily bombarded the UN-protected town of Srebenica, Mladic entered the town with his troops, where he proceeded to separate Bosnian Muslim women and children from all the men aged 12 to 72. The women and children were taken to Muslim territory. The men, over 7,000 of them, were executed by Serbian forces over the next five days and buried in mass graves.

Have you heard that Catholics eat Jewish babies? No, well some people claim that, doesn't make it true though.

I'll give you a chance to prove whether you're open minded or a Serbophobic bigot.

Have you ever heard of Naser Oric?

As commander of the 28th Division he had used "the UN-protected" town of Srebrenica for years as a staging area for his unit to attack surrounding Serb villages, killing thousands, including at least 1,300 unarmed civilians. "The noncombatant Serbs, including women, children, and the elderly, who were killed by the Srebrenica garrison were in many cases butchered, tortured, mutilated, burned alive, or decapitated."

On the night of July 11th, a mixed column of 12 to 15,000 soldiers and refugees set out from Srebrenica to fight their way through Serb territory to Tuzla, fifty miles away. It was six days before they began arriving in Tuzla. Only half made it. Most died from machine gun and artillery fire, perhaps 2,000, mostly soldiers, were executed. Along the way the Muslim 28th division took time out to attack Serb villages.

All in all a dirty business on all side, but the Western press only reported one side. Where do you get your information?

For good understanding of what really went on in Bosnia read Unholy Terror by John R. Schindler—professor of strategy at the Naval War College and former National Security Agency analyst and counterintelligence officer.

26 posted on 03/03/2008 7:30:59 PM PST by F-117A (Mr. Bush, have someone read UN Resolution 1244 to you!!!)
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To: Bull Market
"Hillary. By far." If she gets past the nomination, you will be negating my vote. I will not take it personally.

If Obama gets the nomination, what then?

27 posted on 03/04/2008 8:34:09 AM PST by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: Kolokotronis
"McCain has been a screaming, public supporter of the Communist Pathet Lao genocidal regime made up of blood stained monsters for years, much to the embarrassment of the GOP. His support for and arming of Mohammedan terrorists and his unending support for the expansion of Wahabist terrorism in Europe is likely born of his extensive financing from the Islamofascsts. He’s been bought and paid for by them. "

If what you have written concerning McCain is true, how come nobody has picked up on it as of yet? Surely there are political operatives on both sides of the spectrum who would use it if it has any truth to it.

I am not calling anyone a liar. I am merely pointing out what any talk show host would do. I can see many faults in McCain the candidate. But these things you have mentioned are beyond just mere faults.

28 posted on 03/04/2008 8:58:22 AM PST by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: wmileo

Google it. Its already out. Or better yet, ask a Lao or a Montagnard.


29 posted on 03/04/2008 9:05:01 AM PST by Kolokotronis (Christ is Risen, and you, o death, are annihilated!)
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