EU Council signs Provisional Agreement with Ukraine, Putin annexation of Crimea


yatsenyuk rompuyFirst part of the agreement which started last phase of Ukrainian revolution and caused Crimean crisis was signed on Friday in Brussels between European Union and Provisional Government of Ukraine. Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych refused to sign two part agreement and decided to side with Moscow cost hundreds of Ukrainians lives, thousands others were either injured or displaced now since Russia took over Crimea. The EU and its Member States are committed to signed remainder of the Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area later. Sides will start political dialogue in April EU Council stated. Continue reading

Canada is on the right side of history, Ukrainian side


Yulia Tymoshenko and John Baird (Photo: Flickr)

Yulia Tymoshenko and John Baird (Photo: Flickr)

Recent history shows that Canadian diplomacy and foreign policy often haven’t been on the right side of history, especially since Stephen Harper become a Prime Minister, much less since John Baird become his foreign affair minister. They made several mistakes in relation with MidEast, Arab Spring but surprisingly they’re not only on the right side of history in case of Ukraine’s fight for democracy, but Harper-Baird duo took leadership. Continue reading

Zlatko Lagumdžija: Amater na mjestu ministra vanjskih poslova


lagumdzijaZlatko Lagumdžija, šef SDP-a i bh. diplomatije, iskoristio je zasjedanje Generalne Skupštine Ujedinjenih Nacija u New Yorku da još jednom pokaže i dokaže o kakvom se političkom amateru radi. Prvo je dao izjavu FENI u kojoj je na sva svoja usta hvalio svoj rad, poteze i ulogu u New Yorku, a u vezi medijskih izvještaja da je bio jedini diplomata koji je hodao svečanom dvoranom u trenutku dok se svijetu obraćao ni manje ni više nego Barack Obama. Continue reading

Key players for Obama on Syria: Biden, Kerry, Hagel and McCain


Obama, McCain and Graham during the Oval Office Meeting on Monday (Photo: Flickr)

Obama, McCain and Graham during the Oval Office Meeting on Monday (Photo: Flickr)

International community, especially in the MidEast, over the next few days will listen what comes out of US Congress and The White House prior to the debate on authorization on use of military in Syria. Since US President Barack Obama, flanked by his Vice-President Joseph Biden, announced a request for authorization from the people representatives the biggest question is: How the Congress will vote and in which direction will sent US military forces or credibility in international arena? This question will get an answer sometimes after September 9th, most likely after September 11th and Al-Qaeda attacks on NYC anniversary, and will be game of high profile names in the well known arena on the Capitol Hill. Continue reading

Obama to seek congressional authorization on Syria


US President Barack Obama is ready to use a military force in Syria, having prepared a significant force in the region as he said ready to act as soon as he makes final decision, but that decision will be made upon debate at the Capitol Hill is concluded and Congress has its say on this matter. Obama as the Commander in Chief expressed his belief that Syrian issue is one of those threatening US national security and one of those unacceptable events in the international relations arena. Both houses of the US Congress will be back on Monday, September 9th, to discuss potential authorization to the President Obama but is unlikely that they would come early to that.  Continue reading

What should be Obama’s Syria strategy?


Barack ObamaUS and international military leaders are currently discussing options for a final showdown with Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad and his thugs. According to some media reports this operation will be underway as soon as tomorrow and will include several other countries including US key partner United Kingdom. Continue reading

Amb. Patrick Moon o Radončiću, Komšiću, Bosiću i drugima – FACE TV


Odlazeći američki Ambasador Patrick Moon za FACE TV govori o Radončiću, Komšiću i Bosiću. Govori o iznenađenjima i onome što je naučio o BiH i u BiH. Cijeli intervju pogledajte u FACE REDakciji u petak, 23.08.2013. godine od 18:45.