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"A Problem From Hell:" America and the Age of Genocide Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 12 Summary

Samantha Power
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Chapter 12, Kosovo: A Dog and a Fight Summary

After NATO's bombing and peace accord, Bosnia remained relatively peaceful but NATO hadn't followed through on the long list of war crimes suspects. No arrests had been made and the leaders responsible for two genocides remained in power. Through the wars, Serbia had become disillusioned with its leader, Milosevic, in 1996 and 1997, many staged protests and demonstrations to demand an end to his rule. He responded by tightening control and by brutalizing the ethnic Albanians in Kosovo, a southern Serbian province.

When NATO began bombing Serbs in 1995, Kosovo's Albanians hoped that the Western allies would pressure Serbia to restore autonomy for the province. When this didn't happen, a band of Albanian fighters, the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), rose up against the government. The KLA wanted not only to protect Albanians but also to win independence. After they gunned down several Serbian policemen...

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