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1st Edition

Kosovo: the Politics of Delusion

ISBN 9780714681764
Published June 1, 2001 by Routledge
200 Pages

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Book Description

This collection examines the escalation of the Kosovo conflict to a full-scale war. It looks at its origins, background and the implications of the conflict: the myths, history and perceptions of the post-1989 crisis and the situation after the start of NATOs 1999 bombing campaign.

Table of Contents

Part I Part I; Chapter 1 Kosovo/Kosova: A Land of Conflicting Myths, AleksandarPavkovi?; Chapter 2 Albanian Schooling in Kosovo 1992–1998: ‘Liberty Imprisoned’, DenisaKostovi?ová; Chapter 3 The Growing Pains of the Kosovo Liberation Army, TimJudah; Chapter 4 The Kosovo Liberation Army: The Myth of Origin, JamesPettifer; Chapter 5 Tirana’s Uneasy Role in the Kosovo Crisis, 1998–1999, MirandaVickers; Chapter 6 Kosovar Refugees in Albania: The Emergency Response, AlbaBozo; Chapter 7 ‘ Come, friendly bombs …’: International Law in Kosovo, PatrickThornberry; Chapter 8 Collateral Damage: The Impact on Macedonia of the Kosovo War, KyrilDrezov; Chapter 9 ‘Kosovized’ Bosnia, Zoran?irjakovi?; Part II Part II; Chapter 10 Bombing Yugoslavia: It Is Simply the Wrong Thing to Do, KyrilDrezov, BülentGökay; Chapter 11 Should NATO Bomb Serbia?, ChristopherBrewin; Chapter 12 Looking Neither Forward Nor Back: NATO’s Balkan Adventure, AndrewFear; Chapter 13 Gardening, AlexDanchev; Chapter 14 Rational Means to Useful Ends, MichaelWaller; Chapter 15 Kosovo: Why Intervention was Right, MatthewWyman; Chapter 16 So Much Expended for So Little Good, JohnSloboda; Chapter 17 Lessons of Kosovo, MartinDent; Chapter 18 The Limitations of Violent Intervention, SofiaDamm; Chapter 19 The Natural Environment and the Balkan Conflict, AndrewDobson; conclusion Conclusions; Part 3 Documents; Chapter 20 The Rambouillet Text, February 1999; Chapter 21 Press Statement by Dr Javier Solana, Secretary-General of NATO, 23 March 1999; Chapter 22 UN Security Council Resolution 1244, 10 June 1999;

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