August 27, 2013
Is Kosovo a Good Precedent for Syria?
Joshua Keating, Slate
With foreign intervention in Syria finally seeming imminent two years into the conflict, interest in the 1999 NATO bombing campaign in Kosovo has been renewed, as lawmakers look for a precedent for such a strike. “Kosovo, of course, is a precedent of something that is perhaps similar,” one official told the New York Times last Friday.
As I see it, there are really three aspects to the “Kosovo precedent,” each with its own benefits and drawbacks.
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