Letter on collateral damage (1999)

To describe these deaths as “collateral damage” is to say that they were not intended, but that they were the unwanted results of a deliberate attempt to stop and reverse the “ethnic cleansing” of Kosovar Albanians by damaging the Serb forces responsible. In so far as these death are effects outside Nato’s intention, but simultaneous with its intended effects, they were, literally, co-lateral.

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