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  Kosovo & Yugoslavia: Law in Crisis
Kosovo, the UN Mission in Kosovo, peacekeeping, KFOR, war crimes, the ICTY, refugees, the KLA, NATO, Slobodan Milosevic, the Serbian opposition Radio B92 Belgrade, and Yugoslavia
Information on the war crimes tribunal for Yugoslavia, the major international agreements and declarations on the definition and prosecution of "war crimes" and "crimes against humanity", and general information on alleged war crimes in Kosovo...
Letters and messages sent to JURIST during the 1999 Kosovo war by refugee academics and lawyers formerly resident in Kosovo...
jurist.law.pitt.edu /kosovo.htm   (3227 words)

  Kosovo War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kosovo's borders did not precisely match the areas of ethnic Albanian settlement in Yugoslavia (significant numbers of Albanians were left in the Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia, while the far north of Kosovo remained largely ethnic Serbian).
Kosovo was the poorest part of Yugoslavia: in 1979 the average per capita income was $795, compared with the national average of $2,635 (and $5,315 in Slovenia).
Kosovo also demonstrated that even a high-tech force such as NATO could be thwarted by quite simple tactics, according to Wesley Clark and other NATO generals who analyzed these tactics a few years after the conflict.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kosovo_War   (10786 words)

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The term Kosovo War or Kosovo Conflict is often used to describe two sequential armed conflicts (a civil war followed by an international war) in the southern Serbian province of Kosovo (Kosova in Albanian), part of the former Yugoslavia.
Kosovo's borders did not precisely match the areas of ethnic Albanian settlement in Yugoslavia (significant numbers of Albanians were left in Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia proper, while the far north of Kosovo remained largely ethnic Serbian).
Kosovo was by some way the poorest part of Yugoslavia: in 1979 the average per capita income was $795, compared with the national average of $2,635 (and $5,315 in Slovenia).
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/k/ko/kosovo_war.html   (7108 words)

 The Kosovo War: Is There an Endgame?
Its involvement in the air war over the past three weeks suggests that there are at least some reasons to hope that the alliance still has the mettle to pull this off in the weeks and months ahead.
Say, during the Gulf War, when Russia, or at that point the Soviet Union, was one of the few countries still talking directly to Baghdad, as well as the United Nations and the United States, there it wasn't able to play a terribly useful role.
One, in terms of partitioning and having an enclave in Kosovo, have you not at that point conceded diplomatically that ethnic cleansing works, because the larger goal, the inflated goal was, indeed, a protectorate for the return of the refugees to all of Kosovo.
www.brook.edu /comm/transcripts/19990414.htm   (12018 words)

 Remember Kosovo?, by Nebojsa Malic
Kosovo Serbs and other ethnic groups are targets of an organized, systematic Albanian campaign of ethnic cleansing, aimed at creating an ethnically pure, independent Albanian Kosovo.
Conceived, established and perpetuated by violence, the occupation of Kosovo is itself the greatest enemy of peace, liberty and prosperity in the southern Balkans.
It was Kosovo that made Iraq possible: both illegal, illegitimate wars resulting in equally illegal and illegitimate occupations, not to mention the toll in destroyed human lives and property, or the destruction of social and cultural heritage.
www.antiwar.com /malic/m061203.html   (1743 words)

 KOSOVO War - Suggested Background Reading
War Crimes Law Applies to U.S. Too by Walter J. Rockler, a Washington lawyer who was a prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crimes Trial.
Photo Gallery of the Kosovo/Serb/NATO War The sequence of images presented at this location represent many sides and aspects of the Kosovo war and are not biased towards any side, except perhaps against the politicians who are responsible for it.
Kosovo: The United States Looking For an Exit February 7, 2000 As U.S. troops are caught in the crossfire between Kosovo factions, the basic irrationality of the operation becomes apparent.
www.sentex.net /~xwing/kosovo   (2227 words)

 The doubling of Kosovo's tragedy by NATO bombing - from "Kosovo War Poetry" by David Roberts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The entire area of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is now, at the outset of the twenty-first century, one of immense human suffering and political uncertainty far worse than the situation before NATO flew in on its so-called humanitarian mission.
Instead, NATO demanded that Kosovo should be allowed a referendum on total independence and insisted that NATO forces should occupy both Kosovo and Serbia.
The war which NATO leaders claimed was humanitarian used the most advanced military technology to achieve a result that was simply barbaric.
www.warpoetry.co.uk /intro1.html   (1016 words)

 Kosovo War Crimes
In Hague, the UN has assembled the International War Crimes Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia which is investigating the genocide in Kosovo.
The ethnic conflicts in the Yugoslavian province of Kosovo are often bewildering to readers without a grounding in the tangled history of the Balkans.
Staying with local journalists--some of whom were also part of the underground Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA)--Campbell was forced to confront the consequences of the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia.
nths.nttc.org /academics/faculty/gressel/kosovocrimes.htm   (1568 words)

 Standing Up Against the War Party- by Justin Raimondo
While it's quite popular, today — even fashionable — to be against the war, and to treat the administration's pre-war twisting of "intelligence" with disdain, you'll remember that — at the time — very few stood up against the war drum-beaters.
If all these newsmen were the chorus to the war cries of the neocons, then surely there must've been something to it — except there wasn't.
Americans had to turn to the "alternative" media to gain any real perspective on the War Party's outrageously obvious lies, which were being repeated on the front page of the New York Times and taken as gospel truth by the arbiters of the conventional wisdom.
antiwar.com /justin   (1333 words)

 Kosovo War Was Over Oil   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The war was primarily a struggle for control of the potential profit bonanza from oil in the Caspian Sea region.
On the contrary: far wider and bloodier oil wars are in the cards, and a brutal struggle is brewing among factions of U.S. rulers over control of state power.
NATO arose after World War II mainly as an alliance of rival bosses who overcame their differences to unite against the menace of communist revolution embodied by the once-socialist Soviet Union and later Red China.
www.plp.org /TheCommunist2/kosovowar.html   (5346 words)

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War Photo Ltd. visit our LIMITED EDITION section and collect incredible images from the worlds leading war photographers.
Of the thousands of photographs that emerged from the wars in the former Yugoslavia, Ron Haviv’s stand out as a unique record.
From the first outbreak of war in 1991 to the recent turmoil in Kosovo, Haviv produces images that depicted both the urgency and the tragedy of war.
www.warphotoltd.com   (221 words)

 Americans Against World Empire, Americans Against Bombing
Debt of Honor had the National Security Advisor tell the President Almost every war since the Industrial Revolution was initiated by the side which ultimately lost.
The U.S. was using the inspection process as a trigger for war.
The war may be off the front pages, but Iraq is broken beyond repair, and we still own it.
www.iraqwar.org   (4331 words)

 Kosovo Archive
On the nature of demonization and left lack of clarity...
A letter from England with voices from Kosovo and Yugoslavia...
Dealing with the horrors of war and U.S. foreign policy...
www.zmag.org /ZMag/kosovo.htm   (1009 words)

 The Kosovo Crisis: Drumbeats of War
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Nothing in My 30 Years of Reporting Wars Compares with the Present Propaganda Dressed as Journalism
Reflections On The War: Postmodern Warfare Leads To Severe Abuses Of The Community That Is Supposed To Be Rescued
www.commondreams.org /kosovo/kosovo.htm   (205 words)

 Kosovo - Serbian Orthodox Church and Post-war Suffering
Kosovo - Serbian Orthodox Church and Post-war Suffering
[kiminfo-e] Serbian official reactions to Kosovo's illegal secession,, Feb 18, 2008
[kiminfo-e] Kosovo Parliament proclaims secession from Serbia,, Feb 17, 2008
www.kosovo.net   (195 words)

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