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President Clinton's response to Kosovo.

President Clinton's response to Kosovo.

This is a case study in the Teaching Human Rights Online (THRO) project run by Howard Tolley and the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights. "The problem confronts students with the political, legal and moral choices the U.S.faced when Yugoslavia violated the human rights of Albanians in Kosovo. Clinton's decision required a complex strategic, political, and legal calculus. Could a lame duck, Democratic President impeached by a Republican controlled Congress successfully lead the U.S. and its NATO allies into war? Would U.S. national interests be served by humanitarian intervention in Kosovo? Could international human rights be advanced by a military response? Did U.S. and international law grant the President authority to use armed force without prior approval of Congress and the U.N.... Show More
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