Sequences of events that occured last week in Kosovo

Global Politics

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PL SC 014 Monday, March 29th, 1999 Announcements: None Lecture notes: I. Sequences of events that occured last week in Kosovo A. For the last couple of days NATO has been carrying out night attacks on Serbs. 1. Most of the forces involved in the attacks are US 2. Some of the other countries do not agree with the air strikes B. The first thing the NATO forces want to establish is air superiority; they do this by: 1. Bombing targets that would impair the Serbs air power, such as missile sites, communications centers, air fields, etc. 2. People in Kosovo are complaining because they are ignoring the military sites in Kosovo. C. In Kosovo, ethnic Albanians make up 90% of the population. 1. One fourth the popluation of ethick Albanians has left in the last two years. 2. 60,000 have left in the last fourty-eight hours. 3. Serbs are pushing them out of Kosovo ` D. In Russia, the US embassy has been under attack 1. A man tried to shot a RPG, which is used to blow up tanks, at the embassy a. Moscow police were able to stop the attack 2. Russians are loyal to Serbians E. Historic reason for fighting between Serbs and Albanians has been
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