NATO’s Rush to War in Yugoslavia

‘NATO’s Rush to War in Yugoslavia’, Peace Review 11:3 (Fall 1999): 447-454.

The United States-led war against Yugoslavia continued for more than ten weeks despite the many ways it could have been avoided or ended sooner, and despite the opposition and uneasiness it generated even among its initial supporters. This essay outlines some of the reasons why the war was wrong from a moral, legal and utilitarian perspective.