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Ed Wheeler: Five lessons to put the war in Afghanistan in perspective

Conventional wisdom today insists that Afghanistan is our longest war, but that conclusion belies an ignorance of American history. The longest were the Indian wars. They lasted from 1607 to 1890. The American Indian tribes were the toughest adversary that our Army ever faced, because they held out

TULSA WORLD - 2018-03-24 05:00:00

Migrants take new Balkan route through Bosnia

Sarajevo (AFP) - A new Balkan route through Bosnia has opened up for migrants, four years after a crisis in which more than one million people landed on Europe's shores. Hundreds of thousands of people fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, took the so-called Balkans route nort

YAHOO! - 2018-03-24 02:11:05

John Bolton Is Right About the U.N.

In 1994, John Bolton said that if the United Nations Secretariat building in New York "lost 10 stories, it wouldn't make a bit of difference." The quote makes an appearance nearly every time Bolton's critics compile a hit parade of his alleged infamies. My question is: Why is the remark even controv

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-24 00:27:32

Uninspiring Senegal draw World Cup warm-up against Uzbeks

CASABLANCA (Reuters) - Moussa Konate's second half strike helped Senegal to a 1-1 draw against Uzbekistan in their friendly in Morocco on Friday, as the west Africans failed to impress in the first of their World Cup warm-up matches. Ligue 1 striker Konate netted shortly after the hour mark, with t

REUTERS - 2018-03-23 19:05:05

ArcelorMittal Invests $47 Million to Overhaul Bosnia Plant, Curb Pollution

SARAJEVO - ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, said on Friday it was investing 75 million Bosnian marka ($47 million) to overhaul a blast furnace at its steel plant in Bosnia to extend its lifespan and improve environmental standards. Environmentalists have long complained about high leve

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-23 17:49:26

RPT-ArcelorMittal invests $47 mln to overhaul Bosnia plant, curb pollution

(Repeats to add that picture is available to go with the story) SARAJEVO, March 23 (Reuters) - ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, said on Friday it was investing 75 million Bosnian marka ($47 million) to overhaul a blast furnace at its steel plant in Bosnia to extend its lifespan and im

REUTERS - 2018-03-23 15:59:36

Why Sarajevo is the must-visit city in the Balkans

Sorry for the travel cliche - believe me, I'm not normally one to use them (at least not out loud). Sarajevo just gave me such a profound travel experience, I think a little "cheese" is only fair. The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina is so much more than just that. It's where East meets West, where

INTREPIDTRAVEL.COM - 2018-03-23 14:00:07

Portugal v Egypt Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

With Portugal facing north African opposition in their World Cup group in the shape of Morocco, the European champions continue their preparations by taking on Egypt in Zurich on Friday night. The seven-time AFCON champions have not faced a European team since beating Bosnia in a friendly in 2014, a

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-23 13:51:00

Early spring snow and floods bring havoc to Balkans

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - Heavy snow and flooding wreaked havoc across large parts of the Balkans on Friday, forcing road closures, flooding homes and stopping ferries along the Adriatic coast. The spate of fresh snow came as Croatia was already struggling to contain overflowing rivers that were swolle

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-23 11:32:23

Everton suffer blow as Senegal confirm Idrissa Gueye’s injury

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has disclosed that Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye has a muscle tear and could be out for three weeks. The injury was confirmed on Gueye's arrival in the country's training camp based in Morocco and he will subsequently miss the Teranga Lions' friendlies against Uzbekistan

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-23 11:39:47

'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic appeals war crimes convictions

Former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic on Thursday appealed against his convictions for genocide and war crimes, urging UN judges to acquit him on all charges. Mladic, once dubbed the Butcher of Bosnia, was sentenced to life imprisonment in November for his role in the Balkans war, including

MSN.COM - 2018-03-22 17:29:31

NATO aerial shots to help Bosnia detect mine fields left after war

Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Member of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina demines an area near river Bosna in the city Visoko SARAJEVO (Reuters) - NATO and EUFOR, its European Union successor force in Bosnia, will hand over to the Bosnian authorities about 800 aerial shots made after a war in the 1

INVESTING.COM - 2018-03-22 14:45:54

Is Bosnia the next Ukraine?

The arrival of a US-blacklisted Russian motorcycle club in Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of their nine-day "Russian Balkans" tour has stoked fears among Bosnian and international authorities. The Night Wolves are visiting Serbia and Bosnia's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska semi-autonomous region th


News roundup: Medunjanin gets national team call up, Allen receives USL honors, more

Haris Medunjanin was called up to the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team for their friendlies against Bulgaria (March 23) and Senegal (March 27). He won’t miss any time due to the Union’s week off. Alejandro Bedoya linked up with Malcolm Jenkins for an art event. Matt Real and Mark McKenzie report


Union Today: Medunjanin's call-up & more

The Union announced that midfielder Haris Medunjanin has received an international call-up from the Bosnia and Herzegovina National Team to represent the side in a pair of upcoming friendlies. Medunjanin joins his National Team for a match against Bulgaria in Razgrad (March 23) as well as a contest


Kosovo Opposition Releases Tear Gas in Parliament Over Border Deal With Montenegro

PRISTINA - Opposition lawmakers threw tear gas canisters in the parliament chamber on Wednesday in a bid to prevent other deputies ratifying a border agreement with Montenegro, a key condition for Kosovo to gain visa-free travel to the European Union. The opposition party Vetevendosje is adamantly a


Bosnia Is Teetering on the Precipice of a Political Crisis

A demonstrator waves a Bosnian flag as police stand guard while protesters gather in front of a local government building in the northern Bosnian town of Tuzla in February 2014. (Elvis Barukcic BARUKCIC/AFP/Getty Images) More than two decades after Bosnia and Herzegovina gained its independence fo


Balkans tour by Russian bikers loyal to Putin stirs unease

Members of a Russian motorcycle club known for its allegiance to President Vladimir Putin are touring the Balkans, the volatile European region where Moscow wants to expand its influence. About 20 bikers from the Night Wolves club entered the Serb-controlled region of Bosnia from Serbia on Tuesday.


Medunjanin called up to Bosnian national team

Philadelphia Union midfielder Haris Medunjanin has been called up to Bosnia and Herzegovina's national team for their upcoming friendlies on March 23rd and 27th. Both matches will be played away from home, as Bosnia will travel to Razgrad and Le Havre to take on Bulgaria and World Cup-bound Senegal,


EU's Juncker follows France, Germany in congratulating Putin

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's chief executive has written to Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his reelection, saying that Russia and Europe should "reestablish a cooperative pan-European security order". FILE PHOTO: European Commision President Jean-Claude Juncker