How America Gets Away With Murder: Illegal Wars, Collateral Damage and Crimes Against Humanity
They call it "collateral damage," but legally and morally it is really mass murder. In Kosovo, America claimed its war was a "humanitarian intervention," in Afghanistan, "self-defense," and in Iraq, it claimed the authority of the Security Council of the United Nations. Yet each of these wars was illegal according to established rules of international law. According to the...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 1st 2004 by Pluto Press
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“A central objective of the war in Kosovo was the overthrow of the United Nations” says Michael Mandel and painstakingly he proves it; finally someone takes the time to cast aside the PR spin and explain to us regular people – what the heck was the war in Kosovo? There was no genocide. The outcome of the war in Kosovo was simply the replacement of the UN Charter with the law of the Jungle. What a great book beloved by Noam Chomsky and Ed Herman for it’s ability to give us the necessary tools to...more