DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 20, 2017
Six days before Donald Trump’s inauguration as US President, a Serbian train took up position on the Kosovo border on Jan. 14. It was painted ostentatiously with the slogan “Kosovo is Serbian” in several languages along with national Serbian and Orthodox Christian emblems. This is more than a symbolic reminder of the brutal Balkan wars of the 1990s. Two armies are already poised for battle:
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 18, 2013
Contrary to reports of Hizballah attacks on Syrian villages in the Homs region, a thousand Hizballah militiamen have moved in to defend those Shiite, pro-Assad villages against rebel attack. debkafile reveals: Syrian rebel Islamists are receiving anti-tank missiles from Kosovo and Bosnia. They give the rebels an edge in battle with Syrian troops, but also arm Jabhat al-Nusra for a push into Lebanon to strike Hizballah in its Beqaa Valley strongholds. The Syrian conflict now confronts the Sunni Jabhat al-Nusra head-on with the Shiite Hizballah.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 15, 2013
The Islamist factions of the Syrian rebellion are now getting anti-tank missiles from Serbia, Kosovo and Albania through Kosovo Liberation Army contacts. The new heavy arms have brought the rebels three victories in one week.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 19, 2008
NATO troops and UN police came under automatic gunfire in the flashpoint town of Mitrovica Monday, March 17. Twenty-two Polish peacekeepers were wounded in the worst violence since Feb. 17 when Kosovo declared independence in the face of Serbian resistance backed from Moscow.
debkafile's Balkan sources report that Belgrade appears to be in the throes of a drive to recapture the northern enclave which is dominated by 200,000 Serbs. Serbians are streaming from other parts of Kosovo to join the clashes which could lead to the territory's partition against intense Albanian resistance.
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