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Ziggy wants to make the world safe for .. the USA!


The National Post                           Tuesday, April 20, 1999
                                            [Hitler's Birthday! -AGF]

The stakes involve far more than the fate of Kosovo. NATO's
failure to prevail would mean the end of NATO as a credible alliance and
the undermining of the United States' global leadership.

        By Zbigniew Brzezinski
Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security advisor to President Carter, is
counsellor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. This
article first appeared in National Review.

... the following guidelines should shape policy:
        (1) The Rambouillet formula for Kosovo's autonomy within Serbia is
dead. It was killed by Milosevic's crimes against humanity. For several
years to come, Kosovo's formal status will have to remain indeterminate,
under NATO's direct protection.
        (2) It follows that there cannot be any negotiations with
Milosevic himself, except in order to implement the modalities of Serbian
withdrawal following the imposition of NATO's terms. The alliance
should reject the temptation to accept any deal contrived by Russia that
would grant Milosevic an easing of NATO's original terms.
        (3) The air campaign should be intensified if it is either to
destroy Milosevic's military power or to compel him to accept NATO's
terms. The current targeting restrictions have seriously limited the bombing's
military as well as political impact.
        (4) Major deployments should now be initiated in preparation for a
possible NATO ground operation, presumably out of Albania and
Macedonia. Once the bombing has effectively isolated the Serbian forces
currently in Kosovo from Serbia proper, they will become vulnerable --
especially when out of fuel and ammunition -- to a sweep by NATO

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