The U.S. War on Yugoslavia
Bill Clinton says the U.S.-led war on Yugoslavia is moral and just. A lot of people are not convinced that they are getting straight news on the Balkan crisis. Some critics say that the U.S. is selectively applying its concern for human rights. They observe that the bombing has turned a bad situation into a catastrophe. They wonder about Madeleine Albright’s comment, “What’s the point of having this magnificent military if we never use it?” Congress voted an additional $12 billion for the Pentagon. Stocks in military corporations are booming.
Michael Parenti is a leading independent political analyst and scholar. Cornel West calls him, “a towering prophetic voice.” He has taught at major colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. He is the author of numerous books including Democracy for the Few, Power and the Powerless, Superpatriotism, Against Empire, and The Assassination of Julius Caesar.