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Confrontation Pristina airport in Kosovo 1999 ...

But General Clark's plan was blocked by General Sir Mike Jackson, K-FOR's British commander.

"I'm not going to start the Third World War for you," he reportedly told General Clark during one heated exchange.

General Jackson tells the BBC: "We were [looking at] a possibility....of confrontation with the Russian contingent which seemed to me probably not the right way to start off a relationship with Russians who were going to become part of my command."

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by Oui (Oui) on Sun Feb 13th, 2022 at 11:05:19 AM EST
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