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ZNet's Original Essays and Selected Links 
Regarding the NATO Bombings

"It would be some time before I fully realized that the United States sees little need for diplomacy. Power is enough. Only the weak rely on diplomacy ... The Roman Empire had no need for diplomacy. Nor does the United States.''  

--Boutros Boutros-Ghali

This is the Crisis Site we had online during the Bombings... Save for the addition of some articles, to capture the flavor, we have left it as it was at the time. Some particularly important additions are...

Some Aftermath...

A Model for the Balkans
Alex N. Dajkovic comments...

Chomsky Comments on Milosevic Ouster
The meaning, the prospects -- if ZNet had an
editorial page, this could be our comment on the topic...

Serbs and The West: The Road Ahead
by Dr. Vojislav Kostunica, the new head of state

Another View: Johnstone on the Elections and Aftermath
Diana Johnstone, with a different view...

Hudis: Specter of Worker's Revolt
Which way for post Milosevic Serbia

One Year Later Part 1 - By Noam Chomsky
One Year Later Part 2 - By Noam Chomsky

The Nato Media Lie Machine - Ed Herman and David Peterson


A Table of Contents of ZNet's Kosovo NATO Offerings 
By Section and Focus
ZNet links to analyses, articles, resources, other sources, etc. appear by broad area or type throughout this page. You can jump to any section of our links using the topical links in this Table of Contents Section. Links are updated daily...

 

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The most recent additions, all from Z Mag are at the top...

Demonstrate: Why and How
Z Staff

Lend Me Your Ear
By Michael Albert

War Making Is Easy
By Edward S. Herman

A Brief History of U.S. Interventions
By William Blum

World Order and its Rules
By Noam Chomsky

NATO in Kosova
By James Petras


Questions to Clinton in Kosovo
Jan Oberg, Nov 22

Kosovo Killing Fields
John Pilger, Nov 15

Albert on Gitlin/MJ/Kosovo
Understanding the events...or not...

Kosovo Alternative to War Conference
Oct 25...

KLA Since the War
Mid Sept, accounting...

A Just War? - Stephen Shalom
Navigating the diplomatic duplicities...

The Treason of the Intellectuals  - Edward Said / Spanish translation
A look at the aftermath

Victory for Whom -- Ed Herman
Assessing the results

The war's aftermath, imperialism resurgent
John Pilger reports.

Fisk Reports on War Results
Who was killed, not the Serb army, apparently

The Berlin Scenario - David Peterson
The Russians, NATO, the UN...

What the Documents Really Say - David Peterson
The various accords actual contents.

Gorbachev on Ecology of War
Ex president has his say...

NYT Hypocrisy
A FAIR Action Report

Spanish Fighter Pilot Expose
Bombing civilians as policy. Yes, the magazine and articles exist...we are looking for the pilot.

The Settlement Compared to Rambouillet - Phylis Bennis
Who gave up what...

Zapatista Statement on the war
Eloquent...as usual.

Kosovo Peace Accord - Noam Chomsky
Understanding reality realistically....

Fisk on the Settlement
A British view...

Cockburn on the Settlement
A U.S. view...


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Essays to get a good grip on what is happening...

Kosovo Crisis Q/A - Albert and Shalom
The main issues and more in a helpful question and answer format

Reflections on NATO and Kosovo - Stephen Shalom
Our most complete article, and the best analysis now available in our opinion...

Summarizing the Case Against NATO - Gar Lipow
A succinct, elegant presentation of arguments regarding the current crisis.

The Current Bombings: Behind the Rhetoric - Noam Chomsky
Essay on the context, rationales, and true motives...

Real Audio interview on WBUR -- Noam Chomsky
Interview you can listen to with Real Audio, good quality, good content...

Tips on Talking about the Bombing - Michael Albert
Some advice for talking productively with advocates of the bombing.

Navigating and Addressing Prevalent Kosovo Positions - Michael Albert
Commentary and links for activists trying to deal with different viewpoints they encounter

Albert Answers Some Criticisms
More analogies...

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Analysis of specific happenings as they unfold...

A Just War? - Stephen Shalom
Navigating the diplomatic duplicities...

The Treason of the Intellectuals - Edward Said
A look at the aftermath

Victory for Whom -- Ed Herman
Assessing the results

Fisk Reports on War Results
Who was killed, not the Serb army, apparently

The Berlin Scenario - David Peterson
The Russians, NATO, the UN...

What the Documents Really Say - David Peterson
The various accords actual contents.

Gorbachev on Ecology of War
Ex president has his say...

NYT Hypocrisy
A FAIR Action Report

Spanish Fighter Pilot Expose
Bombing civilians as policy...

Kosovo Peace Accord - Noam Chomsky
Understanding reality realistically....
'El Acuerdo de Paz de Kosovo' - http://fsln.webjump.com/articulos/chomsky_paz.html
Translated by Jorge Capelan

The Settlement Compared to Rambouillet - Phylis Bennis
Who gave up what...

Fisk on the Settlement
A British view...
'La Paz que traiciona la causa Kosovar' - http://fsln.webjump.com/articulos/fisk_paz.html
Translated by Jorge Capelan 

Cockburn on the Settlement
A U.S. view...

FAIR on interpreting the Settlement
Peter Hart with an excellent quick response

FAIR on what the press knew and didn't tell the public
Major new revelations

Belgrade Under the Bombs
Eyewitness report from TFF

The Milosevic Indictment - Stephen Shalom
Clarifying the obvious that is, however, grossly obscured...

FAIR Action Alert
Ignoring the War Powers Act Violation

German and European Opposition Growing - Diana Johnstone
Is NATO crumbling?

Blind Leading the Blind - Edward Said
Article in the New Statesmen raking western media.

FAIR on the Diplomatic Scene
NATO troops as the deal breaker...

The "Diplomatic Scene" as of May 8 / German Translation / Danish Translation
Data from Chomsky...presented by Albert...

G8 May 6 Peace Plan
A quick reaction...

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Our best additional offerings for further insight and understanding of the war...

Kosovo Peace Accord - Noam Chomsky
Understanding reality realistically....

Reflections on NATO and Kosovo - Stephen Shalom
Our most complete article, and the best analysis now available in our opinion...

3 Rejoinders to the above article - Landy, Finger, Jacobson
Mostly about the KLA...

Shalom Replies re the KLA to: Above Rejoinders   /  Other Critics

Thoughts About Bombings - Michael Albert
Why the bombings, why now, what's in the future...

Two Chomsky Interviews and some links to more
Print and audio interviews on causes and solutions and such...

Chomsky Answers Queries in the ZNet Forum System
Powerful responses to ubiquitous queries.

Replies re Kosovo - Noam Chomsky
Replies to two queries posed in the ZNet forum system

Bogden Denitch Replies to Chomsky's ZNet Forum Comments
The co-chair of DSA dissents...

Chomsky Responds to Denitch's reply
Chomsky dissects dissent

Iraq and Kosovo, Two Regional Wars - Phyllis Bennis
The Crises, the UN and the future...

Atrocities Management - Edward Herman
On the nature of demonization and left lack of clarity...

The U.S. and the Rules of War - Edward Herman
Not for us...of course.

Analysis of the Rambouillet Document
For those who wish to evidence the possibility of negotiations being ignored/obliterated...

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Some ZNet  Tools for Activists
Also see: Activism & Resistance, below 

 

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Immediate issues of anti-war organizing about Kosovo...

Navigating and Addressing Prevalent Kosovo Positions - Michael Albert
Commentary and links for activists trying to deal with different viewpoints they encounter

Albert Answers Some Criticisms
More analogies...

Tips on Talking about the Bombing - Michael Albert
Some advice for talking productively with advocates of the bombing.

Statement by Students
Archeology students in Sheffield England show how it is done...

OnLine NewsPaper/Handouts/Posters Resource
A collective creation, exemplary in intent and execution.

Jeremy Brecher Resigns from Bernie Sanders Staff
Exemplary reasoning about personal priorities and responsibilities...

Labor and the War - Elaine Bernard
Various positions indicated in a ZNet Commentary

Some Complexities of Organizing
A letter from England with voices from Kosovo and Yugoslavia...

Mandel/Canada Identified Legal Suit
An extensive legal document...

Related Press Release
This is more manageable

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In depth discussions of broader issues of activism...

One Minute You Are Changing Diapers - Lydia Sargent
The activist's life journey...

It Should be Possible; It has to Be Possible - Leslie Cagan
Lessons from the front.

Going South - Howard Zinn
The past in the present...

You Can't Stand Still on a Moving Train - Howard Zinn
Finding and keeping hope.

Looking Back; Moving Forward - Michael Albert
Taking lessons from movement past for the movement's future

My Generation - Michael Albert
A message to anti-Vietnam War activists, and others...

Resurrect the R-Word - Michael Albert
What do we want, when do we want it?

The Stickiness Problem - Michael Albert
Building movements that last.

Autonomy Within Solidarity - Michael Albert
Overcoming fragmentation without sacrificing Integrity

Conspiracy Theory - Michael Albert
A problem to avoid.

Stop the Killing Train - Michael Albert
Dealing with the horrors of war and U.S. foreign policy...

Reinventing Anti-Poverty - Brian Dominick
A good example teaches better than a thousand words.

An Interview with Manning Marable
Some Black Activist history...An Interview with Manning Marable

Interview of Bernadine Dohrn
From the sixties to the present. Interview of Bernadine Dohrn

Winona Laduke: Activism On and Off the Reservation
A premier activist, interviewed.Winona Laduke: Activism On and Off the Reservation

Hordes of Vigilantes - Noam Chomsky
Activism wins...

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Organizational Statements of Interest btn_top.gif (869 bytes)
Organizations speak louder than individuals...we should listen.

Zapatista Statement on the war
Eloquent...as usual.

Judges Bombshell
Greek Supreme Judges find NATO Guilty

Black Radical Congress Statement
A comprehensive presentation....

Statement of the UE General Executive Board
End Ethnic Cleansing, Stop the Bombing

Stop the Bombing, Stop the Genocide - Updated
MADRE's Excellent Statement on the events...

A Statement of the Committees of Correspondence
Analysis and demands

Statement of the Greens/Green Party USA
In depth and comprehensive...

Statement of the War Resisters League
Succinct and to the point...

Comment from TFF on NATO/KOSOVO
Some short and potent arguments/claims...

Amnesty International's (USA's) Kosovo Statements
A site of content...

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Deeper forays into the immediate issues, and beyond...

The Official Yugoslav pre-bombing parliament agreement on Kosovo
Referred to in other essays, including Chomsky

Agreement for Self Government in Kosmet

A Foreign Policy and International Relations Instructional - Stephen Shalom
The whole thing, take it a step at a time...

The Rest of ZNet's Instructionals
Global economy, radical theory, political economy, economic vision...

A Selection of International Relations Related Articles From Z
Many International relations and other Z Magazine Articles

Reflections on NATO and Kosovo - Stephen Shalom
Our most complete article, and the best analysis now available in our opinion...

Oppressed but Organized- Andy Mager
The Nonviolent Resistance of the Kosovars

More on the German Government Documents
NATO: truths or falsehoods... Internal documentation

German Government Documents
Important revelations regarding pre-bombing conditions in Kosovo...

The Whole Rambouillet Document
Notice the terms that were rejected, in particular...chapter seven regarding NATO occupation

Notes on the Kosovo Problem - Diana Johnstone
A major essay on the entire regional problem...from a highly informed source with an uncommon perspective.

Seeing Yugoslavia Darkly
An in-depth Johnstone analysis from August, 1998.

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The best of the rest...

The war's aftermath, imperialism resurgent
John Pilger reports.

A Century of U.S. Interventions - Zoltan Grossman
A succinct summary...

Chomsky Answers Forum Query on Morality
Brief but relevant comments...

Chomsky Responds to Queries about International Law
Short but to the point.

Letter from Le Monde - Regis Debray
Long time leftist visits area....

War Crimes Apply to US Too
Letter from Nuremburg Prosecutor to Chicago Tribune

LA Times's Paul Watson Interviewed
Just dug up from April 19th

On Kosovars, Apaches, and Ethnic Cleansing - Zolton Grossman
Some moral perspective on the whole situation

Wind up NATO - Robert Fisk
The best British journalist on the war...

A Letter from Gregor Gysi to Slobodan Milosevic
Gregor Gysi is the chair of the delegation of the Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) in the German Bundestag.

Stop the Bombing - Michael Moore
A different way of arguing the case...

Confession of the Bombs - Eduardo Galeano
Arguably the most eloquent voice on the left...

NATO's Humanitarian Trigger - Diana Johnstone
Some background regarding the ethnic hostilities and current crisis

Colorado and Kosovo - Michael Moore
Adults, kids, guns, and us...

U.S./NATO's Hypocritic Oath - Andre Gunder Frank
Dissects NATO's activities and role, and the context more broadly...

Protecting The Kosovars -- Edward Said
Why the bombings, and what instead.

The Clinton Doctrine - Michael Klare
A piece in the Nation about the broader framework of the NATO bombing.

War is Peace? - Andre Gunder Frank
Contextualizing the history and particularly the role of NATO

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Some Other Sources
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