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   223 Notes Preface 1. “Cold Warrior in a Strange Land,” March 22, 2006, engelhardt/?articleid=8739. 2. Senator Robert Byrd, “We Stand Passively Mute,” February 12, 2003, Chapter 1 Epigraphs: Blair quoted in Moral Combat: NATO at War, BBC documentary, March 12, 2000,; David Rieff, “A Nation of Pre-Emptors?” New York Times Magazine, January 15, 2006. Rieff had previously been a supporter of humanitarian intervention, though he now appears more skeptical. 1. Samantha Power, “A Problem from Hell”: America and the Age of Genocide (New York: HarperCollins, 2002), 504. 2. The academic literature on this topic has become quite vast. A few of the more prominent analyses are: J. Holzgrefe and Robert Keohane, eds., Humanitarian Intervention: Ethical, Legal, and Political Dilemmas (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003); Georg Meggle, ed., Ethics of Humanitarian Intervention (Frankfort: Ontos, 2004); Fernando R.Tesón, Humanitarian Intervention: An Inquiry into Law and Morality (Ardsley-on-Hudson, N.Y.: Transnational Publishers, 1988); Jennifer Welsh, ed., Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006); Oliver Ramsbotham and Tom Woodhouse, Humanitarian Intervention in Contemporary Conflict: A Re-Conceptualization (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1996); Robert Phillips and Duane L. Cady, Humanitarian Intervention: Just War versus Pacifism (Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1996); Robert DiPrizio, Armed Humanitarians: U.S. Interventions from Northern Iraq to Kosovo (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002); Arne Johan Vetlesen, “Genocide: A Case for the Responsibility of the Bystander,” Journal of Peace Research 37, no. 4, 2000; Albrecht Schnabel and Ramesh Thakur, eds., Kosovo and the Challenge of Humanitarian Intervention: Selective Indignation, Collective Action, and International Citizenship (Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2000); Richard Falk, “The Complexities of Humanitarian Intervention: A New World Order Challenge,” Michigan Journal of 224   Notes to Pages 2–4 International Law 17, no. 2, 1996; Nicholas Wheeler, Saving Strangers: Humanitarian Intervention in International Society (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000); and Adam Lebor, “Complicity with Evil”: The United Nations in the Age of Modern Genocide (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006). 3. Todd Gitlin, “Bosnia Isn’t Vietnam, It’s Spain, 1936,” Los Angeles Times, September 14, 1993; Mary Kaldor, “A Response [to David Rieff],” Journal of Human Rights 1, no. 1, 2002; Bernard-Henri Lévy, “The Spirit of Europe Lives or Dies in Sarajevo,” Independent, July 31, 1995; Václav Havel, To the Castle and Back (New York: Knopf, 2007); Richard Burt and Richard Perle, “The Next Act in Bosnia,” New York Times, February 11, 1994; Susan Sontag, “A Lament for Bosnia,” Nation, December 25, 1995; “Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz: Interview with Sam Tannenhaus, Vanity Fair,” US Department of Defense, DOD News, May 9, 2003; Joshua Muravchik, The Imperative of American Leadership (Washington, D.C.: AEI Press, 1996); Anne-Marie Slaughter, The Idea That Is America: Keeping Faith with Our Values in a Dangerous World (New York: Basic Books, 2007); Stanley Hoffmann, “Yugoslavia: Implications for Europe and for European Institutions,” in Richard Ullman, ed., The World and Yugoslavia’s Wars (New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 1998); William Shawcross, Allies: The US, Britain, Europe, and the War in Iraq (New York: Public Affairs, 2004); Elie Wiesel, “The Perils of Indifference,” speech given in Washington, D.C., April 12, 1999, WH/EOP/First_Lady/html/generalspeeches/1999/19990412.html; Bernard Kouchner, “The Right to Intervention: Codified in Kosovo,” New Perspectives Quarterly 16, no. 4, 1999; Jean Bethke Elshtain, “Just War and Humanitarian Intervention,” American University International Law Review 17, no. 1, 2001; Christopher Hitchens, “Never Trust Imperialists (Especially When They Turn Pacifist),” Boston Review, December 1993–January 1994; Michael Ignatieff, Virtual War: Kosovo and Beyond (London: Chatto and Windus, 2000); Michael Walzer, “The Triumph of Just War Theory (and the Dangers of Success),” Social Research 69, no. 4, 2002; and Paul Berman, Power and the Idealists: The Passion of Joschka Fischer and Its Aftermath (Brooklyn: Soft Skull Press, 2005). 4. A useful critique of this general point is in David Chandler, From Kosovo to Kabul: Human Rights and International Intervention (London: Pluto, 2002). 5. UN General Assembly, “Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Adopted by Resolution 260 (III) A of the United Nations General Assembly on 9 December 1948,” art. 2, 6. Quoted in David Alonzo-Maizlish, “In Whole or in Part: Group Rights, the Intent Element of Genocide...


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