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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User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

A worthy comparison of US policy on East Timor and Kosovo in 1999. A comment below is a little unclear: one of the last-minute additions that NATO submitted in its ultimatum to Yugoslavia before the ... Read full review

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once again, i started this and never finished it Read full review

Contents

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

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