By Paul Chester Latawski, Martin A. Smith
This ebook seems to be on the legacy of the 1998-99 Kosovo trouble for eu defense affairs. It examines the debates concerning the nature and justification of intervention within the affairs of sovereign states. It additionally considers the effect of the concern on NATO and on kinfolk among western states and Russia either in the course of and because Kosovo. recognized "facts" are severely assessed and challenged. The authors argue that the NATO assaults on Serbia weren't a "war," nor did the trouble at once result in strikes to endow the ecu Union with its personal army measurement. They position the Kosovo quandary within the context of the long term evolution of a transatlantic "community of values" among Europe and North the United States.