The high moral tone in Washington and London about "rogue" states, such as Iraq, building arsenals of biological weapons belies a shameful past.
Knowledge of Khrushchev's reaction cited above is personal; he was the author's grandfather.
Confronted with the inexplicable, policy-makers and pundits alike grope for the apt historical analogy. It's a natural human reaction.
Sadly, some on the left are angrier about NATO's bombing than they are about the Serbian forces' atrocities, even though Milosevic's men have killed more in one Kosovan village than have all the
During the Balkan war of 1912, Leon Trotsky was a war correspondent for a group of liberal Russian and Ukrainian newspapers.
The catastrophic effects of the air war against Serbia subvert the Clinton Administration's declared humanitarian intentions.
The world is a bleak canvas, all black and white, with only some grays "so that the black and the white [don't] bump into each other so hard." The gods are quarrelsome and bored.
President Clinton's address attempting to justify--after the fact--the US-led NATO bombing of Serbia should set off alarms.
Whoever does not fight at Kosovo...
May nothing bear fruit that his hand sows.
President Clinton's decision to use military force against the Serbs was not simply a calculated response to Slobodan Milosevic's intransigence.