Problems with Current U.S. Policy
Greenberg, Robert D., Foreign Policy in Focus
In an August 1999 news conference held in Kosovo, Senator Joseph Biden (D-DL) and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke reiterated the U.S. policy of promoting a multiethnic society in Kosovo for all of Kosovo's citizens, no matter what their ethnic origin or religion. Biden warned that failure on the part of the KLA and the Albanian population to guarantee the rights of the Serb minority would result in immediate action by the U.S. Congress to cut off financial assistance for rebuilding Kosovo. Such pronouncements have had little effect on the behavior of either the KLA or Albanians seeking revenge. Three months after the ending of the bombing campaign, there were still daily attacks against the Serb minority; over 160,000 Kosovo …
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Publication information: Article title: Problems with Current U.S. Policy. Contributors: Greenberg, Robert D. - Author. Magazine title: Foreign Policy in Focus. Volume: 4. Issue: 33 Publication date: November 22, 1999. Page number: 2. © 1999 International Relations Center. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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