A New Generation Draws the Line: Kosovo, East Timor and the Standards of the West

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Verso, 2001 - History - 154 pages
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1999 saw two major international crises which, looked at side-by-side by Noam Chomsky, starkly illuminate the strategies of the Western powers in the new century. In this volume Chomsky convincingly argues that humanitarianism was not the moving force behind NATO's intervention in Yugoslavia, and that there, as in East Timor, strategic concerns were dominant and the fate of civilian populations incidental.

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Chomsky again ferrets out the real reasons behind American/Western foreign policy actions, this time by comparing the cases of Kosovo and East Timor, both 1999 conflicts with vastly different ... Read full review

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Contents

INTENTIONAL IGNORANCE AND ITS USES
1
GREEN LIGHT FOR WAR CRIMES
48
KOSOVO IN RETROSPECT
94
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