Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
I have to say the Kosovo operation was what turned me away from interventionism. I agreed Milosevic had to be stopped or removed, but the way the operation was carried out convinced me that military intervention is too blunt a tool.

In addition, I was on a physics student mailing list and there was one Serb member who started posting dispatches from under the bombs in Belgrade, and I was shocked that others on the mailing list couldn't distinguish the civilian population (and one of their peers, who they might have met at a previous conference) from Milosevic or the government. Some people literally told him to die, already. It's disgusting what taking the war propaganda at face value will do to people.

DoDo calls himself a "recovering interventionist". I wonder what his turning point was.

Those whom the Gods wish to destroy They first make mad. -- Euripides

by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Nov 2nd, 2006 at 05:11:55 AM EST
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