Kosovo: War and Revenge

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Yale University Press, 2002 - History - 349 pages
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This is a close and revealing account of the last great European war of the twentieth century. Written by a journalist who witnessed the Balkan conflagration and its aftermath, it presents a gripping analysis of the origins of the Serb-Albanian conflict, the course of the battle, the involvement of the Western powers, the issues and the personalities, and the options for the future. Tim Judah sets the conflict in its full historical context. He explains how Kosovo became the crucible of a poisonous ethnic struggle between Serbs and Albanians that led to the destruction of the old Yugoslavia. He analyzes the character and career of Slobodan Milosevic and tells how Kosovo provided the springboard for him to mobilize the Serbs and seize supreme power. He reveals details of the lost opportunity of the February 1999 Rambouillet conference for peace and compromise in the southern Balkans. He describes how exiled Kosovar militants could take their war from Swiss cafés to the mountains of northern Albania. And he examines how and why NATO launched its first-ever war - a 78-day campaign of high-tech air strikes against Serbia - believing the onslaught would be over in days.
  

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Read this book a while ago, just after having worked in the region. It is a very good piece of writing for anyone interested in the history of the region but in particular if you want to try to ... Read full review

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Striking account of events, sincere, vivid and nicely detailed. Read full review

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Contents

History War by Other Means
1
SlobodanMilosevicgovyu
33
Phantom state
61
Homeland Calling
99
Friends from the woods
135
Quoth the Raven Nevermore
164
Agreement for Peace?
197
You will bomb us
227
We will win Period Full stop
265
Tomorrows Masters of Kosova
286
UN Security Council Resolution 1244
314
Notes
322
Select Bibliography
334
Index
338
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Tim Judah is one of the world's most prestigious foreign correspondents, reporting from frontlines across the globe including Iraq, Afghanistan and The Balkans for the London Times, The Economist and the New York Review of Books. Judah is author of the prize-winning The Serbs: History, Myth, and the Destruction of Yugoslavia (1997) and Kosovo: War and Revenge published (2000).

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