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The Kosovo Crisis and the Evolution of a Post-Cold War European Security
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The Kosovo Crisis and the Evolution of a Post-Cold War European Security: The Evolution of Post Cold War European Security

Martin A. Smith and Paul Latawski

Abstract

The conflict in Kosovo represents a significant watershed in post-Cold War international security. Interpreting its political and operational significance should reveal important clues for understanding international security in the new millennium. This text analyses the international response to the crisis in Kosovo and its broader implications, by examining its diplomatic, military and humanitarian features. Despite the widely held perception that the conflict in Kosovo has implications for international security, unravelling them can be challenging, as it remains an event replete with parad ... More

Keywords: Kosovo, international security, NATO, conflict, humanitarian catastrophe, bombing campaign, Russia, air power, immaculate coercion, paradoxes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780719059797
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719059797.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin A. Smith, author

Paul Latawski, author