Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Wed Mar 31 14:35:40 PST 1999

J. Barkley Rosser, Jr. wrote:

> 4) The Washington Post reports that there were
>disagreements among the NATO leaders about escalating
>the bombing to Belgrade. Unfortunately, about on a par with
>its opaque reporting on the vote in the US Senate, it failed to
>say who was questioning the escalation, although a careful
>reading between the lines suggests that the US and UK were
>for it. Hmm.

Today's FT reports that the French, surprisingly, are fully behind the bombing; ditto Spain. It also reports signs of increasing "strain" within the German Greens. The biggest country with reservations about jacking up the volume seems to be Italy.

The FT also noted Israel's "failure to condemn Serbia," attributing it to possible gratitude for Serb sheltering of Jews during WW II, while Croatia killed some 30,000.


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