Congress Lets Clinton Lead on Kosovo, for Now Division about Use of Ground Troops Means That It Continues to Defer To
Ann Scott Tyson, Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
Narrowing his eyes in a stiff spring breeze, Rep. Eliot Engel (D) of New York stands outside the US Capitol, virtually bristling for a ground war against the Serbian forces of Slobodan Milosevic.
"He's a murderer," says Representative Engel, flanked by ethnic Albanian leaders. Engel backs the NATO bombing in Yugoslavia, he wants Washington to train and arm the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), and he urged President Clinton in a letter yesterday to prepare for the contingency of dispatching US ground troops to the region.
But elsewhere on Capitol Hill, Rep. Robin Hayes (R) of North Carolina shakes his head at the idea of deploying American troops. "Let's don't throw …
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Publication information: Article title: Congress Lets Clinton Lead on Kosovo, for Now Division about Use of Ground Troops Means That It Continues to Defer To. Contributors: Ann Scott Tyson, Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: April 16, 1999. Page number: 2. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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