--Science and Society
Gibbs offers a powerful new interpretation of the Balkan wars of the 1990s.
--Chalmers Johnson, author of The Blowback Trilogy (2000-2006)
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Gibbs narrates a good history of the dissolution of Yugoslavia, but setting up the straw man of humanitarian intervention distracts from his ability to concentrate on the major... Read morePublished on December 14, 2013 by j. emenhiser
Sorry to have taken the time to work through this compilation of distortions and misrepresentations. Read morePublished on November 2, 2012 by James C. Boldt
A book which states: "Certainly, the murder of eight thousand people is a grave crime, but to call it "genocide" needlessly exaggerates the scale of the crime. Read morePublished on April 7, 2012 by Amazon Customer
The break-up of Yugoslavia took place when I was still quite young so I was not really in a position to follow events as they were unfolding. Read morePublished on December 28, 2011 by Brian C.
- From Washington was the "humanitarian intervention" in Yugoslavia. Insights that were common knowledge after Vietnam were purged from the "Washington consensus" during the... Read morePublished on October 9, 2010 by R. L. Huff
In this brilliant book, David Gibbs, Associate Professor of History and Political Science at the University of Arizona, argues that the USA should use peaceful means to address... Read morePublished on May 19, 2010 by William Podmore
This book, First Do No Harm: Humanitarian Intervention and the Destruction of Yugoslavia, given to me by a friend, is one of the best, if not the best, written on the subject of... Read morePublished on February 14, 2010 by Aleksandra Rebic