The lawsuit was filed before the end of hostilities by 31 members of Congress opposed to U.S. involvement in the Kosovo intervention, led by Tom Campbell of California.
Whether the Kosovo intervention indeed was "humanitarian, " possibly the first such case in history, is a matter of fact: passionate declaration does not suffice, if only because virtually every use of force is justified in these terms.
But these occasions apart, and right through the Kosovo intervention in 1999, our allies kept faith with American good intentions.
First came NATO's Kosovo intervention.
The Nation , May 24 Almost the entire magazine is devoted to opposing the Kosovo intervention.
But Wellstone favors Kosovo intervention to stop the "Holocaust-like atrocities" occurring there.
His Weinberger Doctrine, which precludes U.S. military action except in absolutely vital cases of national security, would seem to bar any Kosovo intervention.
That's not the only argument against the Kosovo intervention.
Witness their mixed record in the Kosovo intervention.
I come from a country close to the Balkans and remember the Kosovo intervention.