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The New Military Humanism: Lessons From Kosovo

Title: The New Military Humanism: Lessons From Kosovo
Author(s): Chomsky, Noam
Price: $22.50 (new) (on Amazon) | $5.53 (used) (on Amazon)
ISBN: 0745316336
Publication Date: 1999-12-20
Publisher: Pluto Press
Description: The crisis in Kosovo has excited passion and visionary exaltation of a kind rarely witnessed. The events have been portrayed as a `new humanism', timed fortuitously with a new millennium, which will displace the crass and narrow interest politics of a mean-spirited past. But is this new humanism guided by power interests or by humanitarian concern? Is the resort to force undertaken `in the name of principles and values'' as professed? Or are we witnessing something more crass and familiar? The New Military Humanism is Chomsky at his best: a brilliant and revealing analysis, offering lessons for us all and sounding a clear alarm which none should ignore.
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Categories: War | Europe | Military | Human Rights | Kosovo | Humanitarian Intervention