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Yugoslavia: How Holbrooke lied his way into a war

Posted by seumasach on December 16, 2010

Sam Husseini

9th December, 2008

Shortly before the bombing of Yugoslavia began in late March 1999, Richard Holbrooke met with Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic. By his own account, Holbrooke delivered the final ultimatum to Milosevic — that if Yugoslavia didn’t agree to the Rambouillet text, NATO would begin bombing.

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La méthode Holbrooke, du Kosovo au Pakistan

Posted by seumasach on March 4, 2009

3rd March, 2009

La méthode Holbrooke, du Kosovo au Pakistan

L’administration Obama a contraint ses principaux alliés engagés en Afghanistan à modifier leur organisation administrative et à désigner un interlocuteur unique à l’ambassadeur Richard Holbrooke pour créer un « groupe de contact sur l’Afghanistan et le Pakistan ». De cette manière, Washington espère dépasser les résistances nationales et mobiliser le maximum de moyens, militaires et civils, au service de l’OTAN.

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