May 15, 1999
in the Balkans"It
all went very well," said the General.
"Another effective day."
By Robert Fisk in Brussels
IN SAIGON, during the
Vietnam War, they had the five o'clock
follies. In the 1991 Gulf War, the
Americans boasted of their military
successes at the four o'clock
In Brussels, Nato's follies start at
three o'clock. But yesterday, the Shea and
Jertz show was theatre of the obscene.
Indeed, as we all waited to hear Nato's
reaction to what might be its most
terrible bloodbath to date (or Serbia's
most successful propaganda), a Nato
technician projected a massive test slide
on to the screen next to the 19 flags of
regret that by letter dated
Tuesday, December 5, 2000 a
the head of legal services at
The Independent newspaper,
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