Archives for posts with tag: nationalism

#Trump or #Milosevic, Who’s More Dangerous?
By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
They are not merely the standard bearers of an appeal to divisiveness, hate but both Trump and before Milosevic have been enablers of extremist nationalists, fascists. —
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ambassador-muhamed-sacirbey/trump-or-milosevic-whos-m_b_12832284.html?

By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey via Huffington Post
This is not just about Bosnia but rather the reactionary appeal of nationalism, populism & manifestations of walls, physical and psychological. It was 24 years ago today, May 22, 1992, when Bosnia & Herzegovina (BiH) became a member of the United Nations, & I was appointed its first Ambassador. — Read More —

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IMF Sees Risk for US Economy if Interest Rates Raised Prematurely?
By, Ambassador Muhamed (Mo) Sacirbey
The risk is both political & economic, perhaps never greater since the defining moments prior to WW II. One of Wall Street’s most prominent voices among the small investor, Jim Cramer of “Mad Money” also stands out as concerned by the risks of premature Fed action.
http://diplomatartist.com/imf-sees-risk-for-us-economy-if-interest-rates-raised-prematurely/

100 Years Since World War I: Does history’s shrapnel still inflict damage and more critically, have we learned to mitigate the collateral damage?

Blog Report: SERBIA GAY PRIDE PARADE MUST BE ALLOWED TO GO ON, By Ambassador Mo
Serbian authorities (Ministry of Interior) have for second year running banned Gay Pride Parade in Belgrade on purportedly security grounds. In 2010, the Parade for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community was apparently attacked & according to UN News Centre resulted “in acts of vandalism & wounding of many police officers & civilians.”
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/serbia-gay-pride-parade-must-be-allowed-to-go-on/56650Image

Blog Report: PARALYMPICS: LESS NATIONALISM = LESS TV COVERAGE, By Ambassador Mo
More about the human spirit, the vision & courage to overcome, is the way I would describe the Paralympics. Unlike the regular Olympics though there was at best minimal broadcast coverage of the Paralympics – the athletes were just or more as graceful, endeavoring & beautiful. Courage & effort were more evident. –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/paralympics-less-nationalism-less-tv-coverage/56120Image

Blog Report: CHINA SEA ISLANDS – STEPPING STONES TO CONFLICT? By Ambassador Mo
From South China Sea, East China Sea & further north & east, as many small islands dot the maritime landscape so does the potential for anyone becoming a landmine to a broader war. The current hot spots appear to be focused around Japan, most notably disputes with South Korea, Russia as well as China. –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/china-sea-islands-stepping-stones-to-conflict/55726Image

Blog Report: CHINA SEA ISLANDS – STEPPING STONES TO CONFLICT? By Ambassador Mo
From South China Sea, East China Sea & further north & east, as many small islands dot the maritime landscape so does the potential for anyone becoming a landmine to a broader war. The current hot spots appear to be focused around Japan, most notably disputes with South Korea, Russia as well as China. –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/china-sea-islands-stepping-stones-to-conflict/55726Image

Blog Report: BOSNIA ECONOMY WEAKNESS LINKED TO POLITICAL INSTABILITY, By Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
Bosnia & Herzegovina is above “default” but its debt carries one of the lowest “credit ratings” in the non-investment grade range (or what some call “junk” quality) – “B” from Standard & Poor’s, my initial home on Wall Street three decades earlier. The rationale for such rating is diverse, but the foundation is an unstable, overburdened, too costly and too contentious political system. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/bosnia-economy-weakness-linked-to-political-instability/54890Image

Blog Report: SPORT AS PLATFORM FOR RACISM – FASCISM? By Ambassador Mo
“Presence of extremist groups, including neo-Nazi & skinhead, in sporting events is matter of serious concern,” Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia & related intolerance, said in report to HRC, pointing to recent incidents during European Union Football Associations’ championships as evidence that racism in sport is a serious problem. -More-
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/sport-as-platform-for-racism-fascism/54705Image