Victims of the Kosovo war

In Western media, a common misconception is that Serbian security structures killed Albanian civilians indiscriminately before Norway and the other NATO countries started the war against Yugoslavia. However, a careful review of who was killed and why shows a different picture. We need a comprehensive and as much as possible …

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NATO’s Gamble in Kosovo

Norwegian Air Force Lt. Col. Dag Henriksen at the Norwegian Air Force Acadamy has written the excellent analysis Nato’s Gamble: Combining Diplomacy and Airpower in the Kosovo Crisis, 1998-1999, a book published in 2007. Henriksen has interviews with key officers, politicians and diplomats making the decisions about NATO’s war against …

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A court that is not for all

Unfortunately, none of those who were responsible for going to war against Yugoslavia will answer for their crimes in a court. Thorvald Stoltenberg was a former Norwegian foreign minister and from 1993-96 the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for the former Yugoslavia. He has good reflections about war crimes …

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