The Washington Times
Sunday, March 21, 1999


By Bob Djurdjevic

Funny thing, this sudden discovery of Beijing's multi-year human rights abuses, and the public disclosure by the U.S. government - one day after China's U.N. veto. You don't suppose that had something to do with Macedonia, do you?

To suggest that Clinton is a lame duck President is to be unkind to handicapped fowl. He and his cohorts seem to be on the brink of madness. The Clinton administration's domestic policy moves are haunted by the ghosts of the impeachment process. Their foreign policy is non-existent, as they stumble like drunkards from pillar to post - from one manufactured crisis to another.

Take the latest debacle, for example. With a single stroke of its diplomatic pen, China blocked the deployment of the U.N. troops in Macedonia on Thursday (Feb. 25), sending the 350 American troops packing, a part of the 1,100-member U.N. "peacekeeping" force which has been in Macedonia since June 1993.

The reason for China's U.N. Security Council veto? FRY Macedonia, a struggling Balkan state, invented by George Soros and his globalist State Department pals after the Cold War despite Greece's objections, recently went for a cash-for-embassy deal. It took $1 billion from Taiwan in return for diplomatic recognition.

"No go," said the Red Chinese, as they promptly broke off diplomatic relations with Macedonia. Taiwan is worth much more than that.

And so, Washington ended up with another diplomatic egg on its face, even before the Rambouillet (Kosovo) one has dried up on Bill Clinton's and Madeleine Albright's faces. The Chinese government effectively terminated the deployment of the U.S. troops, among others. The Clinton administration lamely said that the American troops may stay in Macedonia, but under a different flag. Who knows, maybe even the "Stars and Stripes?"

Michael New, the American soldier who refused to serve in Macedonia under the U.N. "Blue," is probably having a good chuckle right about now. It took the Chinese Red to get the U.N. Blue out, and the American Red-White-and-Blue in.

Not a bad turn of events, however bizarre. Except, of course, that no foreign troops have any business being in a sovereign country, like FRY Macedonia. Especially, since there has never been a war there, and therefore, no need for "peacekeepers." In other words, the U.N. Blue was merely a fig leaf covering the planned intervention in the neighboring Serbian province of Kosovo.

Now that China has stripped that fig leaf away, and with the NATO "extraction force" (for Kosovo observers) already in Macedonia, the whole world can see that the Macedonia deployment has been all along a preamble to an eventual NATO occupation of Kosovo. And that the upcoming act of aggression against a sovereign country and a founding U.N. member (Yugoslavia), is not some sort of a spontaneous Clinton administration's reaction to some real or made-for-TV massacre blamed on the Serbs. It is a part of the long-term New World Order strategy to snag this part of Serbia away.

And even if someone had missed this signal when the U.N. troops were deployed in Macedonia in June 1993, after the Dayton Bosnia peace agreement was signed in November 1995, it became obvious that a "Kosovo crisis" will be Clinton's next Balkan adventure.

Meanwhile, Clinton administration's desperate efforts to sell yet another war to the American people is sometimes producing absurd results. Such as the following clip from a CBS Radio Feb. 25 news broadcast:

"50percent of Americans in a poll do not know where to find Kosovo on a map; 54percent favor sending US troops there."

So what are to conclude from the above?

But, the New World Order types have never been too perturbed by their mathematical deficiencies. If it doesn't compute; change the rules until it does, seems to be their solution to most problems. And this sometimes works, too. In dumbed-down nations. And sometimes it doesn't. As in the case of Macedonia, where the best laid plans of NWO mice and men... seem to have been set back by Beijing.

The fact that it took the Red Chinese to kick the U.N. butt out of Macedonia kind of sets us straight as to who is really wagging the Clinton administration's tail these days in global affairs. So thank you, Jiang Zemin, for making it so plain for all to see.

In another turn-about-face, Clinton's State Department virtually confirmed the above assessment. "One year after saying China had improved its human rights record, the Clinton administration today issued one of its harshest condemnations of Beijing to-date, and described some of the most serious human rights violations in recent years," the New York Times reported today (Feb. 27) in a front page story.

Funny thing, this sudden discovery of Beijing's multi-year human rights abuses, and the public disclosure by the U.S. government - one day after China's U.N. veto. You don't suppose that had something to do with Macedonia, do you?

So now that we know that the center of the universe is shifting from Washington to Beijing, why don't we just outsource our entire foreign policy establishment to China? At least based on the Macedonia example, the U.S. taxpayers may be better off.

There would be fewer Americans risking their lives in foreign adventures, and fewer taxpayers' dollars spent on overseas deployments (e.g., $2 billion per year on Bosnia, $1.5 billion to $2 billion annually on the planned Kosovo force). Nor would our national security be much worse off, since our officials have been spilling the beans to the Chinese anyway, from Henry Kissinger onward.

(Newly released transcripts of Henry Kissinger's conversations with Soviet and Chinese leaders show he repeatedly offered satellite intelligence to China in the 1970s while trying to keep the Soviet Union in the dark about the overture, according to a Jan. 10, 1999 UPI news wire report).

The Chinese would also be better off. They would not have to waste their money on buying the U.S. politicians.

Finally, Americans' prestige in the world would rise. With our foreign policy being conducted out of Beijing, there would be fewer stupid statements or moves attributed to American officials, which make the rest of us seem like morons, too.

On the other hand, even having to contemplate such ludicrous thoughts begs the question: Is the Clinton administration on the brink of madness? For, surely We, the People, are getting mad. Damn mad.


Bob Djurdjevic is a Phoenix-based writer and founder of the Truth in Media (

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