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The Bishop of Kosovo and the Elusive "Serbian Lobby"

By Srdja Trifkovic
Saturday, 20 Feb 2010



The dispute over the suspension of Bishop Artemije of Kosovo includes claims that funds allocated for other purposes were used to pay for lobbying services in Washington D.C. The allegation is ironic in view of the fact that there is no "Serbian lobby" in the U.S. capital.

U.S/EU Policy Fomenting a New Bosnian Crisis

By James Bissett
Saturday, 20 Feb 2010



The Republika Srpska (RS) passed a "Referendum Law" on February 10, widely seen as a step to an eventual independence vote. The U.S. condemned the step while EU foreign affairs chief declared that the EU would "never" accept the break-up of Bosnia. The Serbs see the Assembly vote as a  reaction to various steps taken by "the international community" over the past year to undermine the RS and erode the legacy of Dayton. James Bissett examines the implications.