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Old 05-07-2017, 09:32 AM
 
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This is the future where diplomats, generals, and CIA officers jostle for who profits from Ukraine's privatization.

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So many former American officials have returned to Kosovo for business — in coal and telecommunications, or for lobbying and other lucrative government contracts — that it is hard to keep them from colliding.

They also include Wesley K. Clark, a retired Army general and the former supreme allied commander of NATO forces in Europe who ran the bombing campaign against the Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic; and Mark Tavlarides, who was legislative director at the Clinton White House’s National Security Council.

The State Department has no policy that forbids former diplomats to lobby on behalf of nations where they served or returning to them for profit, beyond the one applying to federal employees as a whole, which prohibits senior officials from contacting agencies where they once worked for one year and bans all federal employees for life from advising on the same matters.

Kosovo is not the only nation where former officials have returned to conduct business — Iraq is another example — but it presents an extreme case, and perhaps a special ethical quandary, given the outsize American influence here. Pristina, the capital, may be the only city in the world where Bob Dole Street intersects Bill Clinton Boulevard.

Foreign policy experts say the practice of former officials’ returning for business is more common than acknowledged publicly. Privately, former officials concede the possibility of conflicts of interest and even the potential to influence American foreign policy as diplomats who traditionally made careers in public service now rotate more frequently to lucrative jobs in the private sector.
Americans Who Helped Free Kosovo Return as Entrepreneurs - The New York Times
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Old 05-07-2017, 10:59 AM
 
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As I have said. America has no conflicts of interests but they sure do have interest in conflicts.

I will laugh myself to death if the real truth ever comes out.
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Old 05-09-2017, 07:36 AM
 
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Russia's Gazprom has begun construction on the TurkStream gas pipeline under the Black Sea to Turkey. Feeder lines are planned to also supply EU markets.

Russia's Gazprom starts building TurkStream gas pipeline under Black Sea

So much for Naftogaz on which Soros had designs.
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Old 05-10-2017, 05:14 PM
 
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Cracking Nazi Skulls.

https://www.liveleak.com/view?i=b26_1494426035
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Old 05-10-2017, 06:08 PM
 
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Judging by the comments, the police is working "on a problem" for Eurovision - so that Nationalists running the show in Ukraine wouldn't be THAT obvious.

(Pravy Sector was trying to pull some crap in Nikolayev yesterday too... But to no avail. )


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHu0FuQgsxo
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Old 05-13-2017, 03:46 AM
 
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Ukraine must to get rid bloody USSR history from own territory!
Its only way to living
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Old 05-13-2017, 06:35 AM
 
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Ukraine must to get rid bloody USSR history from own territory!
Its only way to living
Straight bloody history of the USSR)) Yeah))

But you continue. It is necessary to get rid of territories, inheritance, history, sovereignty and so on. Is it right?
Acquire yoke, debts and "live free" yeah.

A couple of pictures from the blessed story of a well-educated, civilized Europe.



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Old 05-13-2017, 10:03 AM
 
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Ukraine must to get rid bloody USSR history from own territory!
Its only way to living
Licking the boots stomping on your face is the only way you know how to live. So sad.
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Old 05-13-2017, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Seattle WA, USA
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Ukraine must to get rid bloody USSR history from own territory!
Its only way to living
If that's the case than Ukraine should than denounce Soviet occupation of eastern Poland and give it back Lviv and eastern Galicia back to Poland?
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Old 05-13-2017, 06:43 PM
 
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Galacia should become it's own country. Neither Poland or Ukraine should own it.
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