Tag Archive: Yugoslavia

Lawless War: The War Against Yugoslavia as a Harbinger of an Insecure Future for the Peoples of the World – PDF

2001 Lawless War: The War Against Yugoslavia as a Harbinger of an Insecure Future for the Peoples of the World By Michael Ratner, attorney and vice-president of the Center for Constitutional Rights On March 24, 1999, U.S. Armed Forces, along…
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International War Crimes

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Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 2000

This past spring, CCR filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by 31 members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The members had sought a declaration that President Clinton violated the…
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Civil Liberties

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Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1999

As President Clinton ordered U.S. military forces to begin a series of air strikes with NATO allies in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia on March 24, 1999, one of the most serious questions in modern Constitutional jurisprudence, the vesting in…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Interview with KDVS 90.3 FM on the Legality of War in Yugoslavia – Transcript – PDF

1999 Interview with KDVS Regarding Legality of War in Yugoslavia Interview with Michael Ratner of Center For Constitutional Rights in New York, regarding the lawsuit by members of Congress against President Bill Clinton, challenging the legality of the air war in…
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War and Peace Report — Democracy Now Audio Link

http://www.democracynow.org/1999/5/26/war_and_peace_report Today was NATO’s busiest day of the air war so far. Allied officials say their pilots flew a record 650 sorties in the last 24 hours. Of those, about 40 percent were attack flights hitting tanks and artillery in…
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Letter to Congressman Dennis Kucinich Regarding Authorization for Use of US Military Force in Kosovo – with Jules Lobel – PDF

1999 Letter to Dennis Kucinich Regarding Authorization for Use of Force in Kosovo Hon. Dennis Kucinich 1730 Longworth H.O.B. Washington. D.C. 20515 Re: Has the President received authority to use force in Kosovo? No. Dear Congressman Kucinich: We are writing…
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On Yugoslavia, Congress Must Act – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Jules Lobel – PDF

1999 On Yugoslavia, Congress Must Act To the Editor: By a vote of 213-to-213 in the House of Representatives, the President failed to obtain the constitutionally required authorization he needed to carry on the air war against Yugoslavia (front page,…
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Congress Votes Under the War Powers Act — Democracy Now Audio Link

http://www.democracynow.org/1999/4/27/congress_votes_under_the_war_powers NATO today continues to drop more missiles on Yugoslavia for the 35th night of bombings, for a second time hitting the headquarters of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic’s ruling Socialist Party. Warplanes also continued to attack the Serb media, bombing several…
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International War Crimes

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Congress Votes Under the War Powers Act – Democracy Now Transcript – PDF

NATO today continues to drop more missiles on Yugoslavia for the 35th night of bombings, for a second time hitting the headquarters of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic’s ruling Socialist Party. Warplanes also continued to attack the Serb media, bombing several television…
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International Implications of Kosovo — Democracy Now Audio Link

http://www.democracynow.org/1999/3/25/international_implications_of_kosovo Bracing for a second day of NATO attacks, Yugoslav authorities said today that 10 people had been killed and 38 wounded in yesterday’s waves of strikes intended to force a peace pact with rebels in Kosovo. Air raid sirens blared today…
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