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The Kosovo Crisis By Tony Weymouth

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This book explains how Kosovo came to be 'the crucible of a poisonous ethnic struggle' and examines the implications of the international response.

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The Kosovo Crisis: The Last American War in Europe? by Tony Weymouth

For courses in politics, international relations, communications and European studies. This book focuses on international responses to the Kosovo conflict. Written by an international group of specialists, it looks at the responses of all of the major players to the crisis, including the UN, NATO and the EU as well as political, military and media reactions of NATO member states Britain, France, Italy, Germany and the USA. Finally, it offers the same perspectives from a Russian standpoint and a view from Serbia itself.

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"This volume throws light on the war over Kosovo in a comprehensive and interesting way, with contributions by specialists on policies and attitudes in each of the main countries and international organisations involved. A useful book, both for unravelling the tangled web of the war and as background for understanding what may follow." - John Pinder, Chairman, The Federal Trust and Honorary Professor, College of Europe "This book captures the complexities of Balkan politics and history. It relates the West's inaction and reaction to a seemingly never-ending regional problem of nationalistic and religious rivalries... It also reveals the current American dilemma - can the USA avoid becoming the world's policeman or does it have a duty and moral responsibility as the world's only super power to intervene in foreign lands for humanitarian reasons. This is a fine and timely book that hopefully will have a wide audience." - Paul M. Green, Director, School of Policy Studies, Roosevelt University, Chicago

About Tony Weymouth


Tony Weymouth has taught in universities in the United States and in continental Europe, and most recently was Principal Lecturer in French and European Studies at the University of Central Lancashire. Published works include Markets and Myths: Forces for Change in the European Media and Insulting the Public?: The British Press and the European Union. Stanley Henig is a former MP, and latterly Leader of Lancaster City Council. Until recently he was Professor in Politics and European Studies at the University of Central Lancashire. He has written and lectured extensively in the UK and abroad on European politics and his latest book is The Uniting of Europe: From Discord to Concord.

Table of Contents


Part I 1. Introduction 2. The Varied Context of the Kosovo Crisis Part II 3. Kosovo and the Balkans Question 4. The European Union 5. NATO Astride Kosovo 6. The United Nations and Kosovo Part III7. Military Caution, Political Indecision: The American Perspective 8. The Russian Response Part IV 9. The British Perspective 10. The German Perspective 11. The French Perspective 12. The Italian Perspective 13. The Greek Perspective Part V14. Discourse and Images of War 15. Conclusions

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GOR010731584
The Kosovo Crisis: The Last American War in Europe? by Tony Weymouth
Tony Weymouth
Used - Like New
Hardback
Pearson Education Limited
2001-02-12
336
0273651587
9780273651581
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