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NATO's Empty Victory

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NATO's Empty Victory

NATO's Empty Victory by Ted Galen Carpenter
English | Jan. 15, 2000 | ISBN: 1882577868 | 208 Pages | PDF | 38 MB

Almost as soon as the bombs stopped falling on Yugoslavia, the Clinton administration and the other NATO governments proclaimed that the alliance had scored a great victory. They emphasized that Yugoslavia's president, Slobodan Milosevic, had capitulated to their demands for a NATO-led peacekeeping force in Kosovo and that the Albanian Kosovar refugees would be able to return to their homes. According to proponents of the war, NATO had waged a successful campaign to prevent genocide; had enhanced its credibility as an effective institution for preserving peace, stability, and justice in post-Cold War Europe; and had struck fear in the hearts of would-be aggressors around the world.