Analyses the international response to the crisis in Kosovo, and its broader implications by examining its diplomatic, military and humanitarian features. Unravelling these implications can be challenging as it remains an event replete with paradoxes - the originality of this book's approach lies in its exploration of these paradoxes. The crisis in Kosovo has been a headline grabbing event - a serious study of the implications of the conflict on wider European security issues and institutions is urgently required. -- .
Martin A. Smith is a Senior Lecturer in Defence and International Affairs at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Paul Latawski is a Senior Lecturer in Defence and International Affairs at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst -- .
Introduction 1. NATO, Kosovo and 'humanitarian intervention' 2. Kosovo and NATO's post-Cold War adaptation 3. South east European settlements: democratisation, nationalism and security in former Yugoslavia 4. Kosovo, NATO and Russia 5. The EU's military dimension: a child of the Kosovo crisis? 6. The evolution of the 'Atlantic community' Conclusion -- .