From a ‘Terrorist’ Group to a ‘Civil Defence’ Corps: The ‘Transformation’ of the Kosovo Liberation Army

@article{zerdem2003FromA,
  title={From a ‘Terrorist’ Group to a ‘Civil Defence’ Corps: The ‘Transformation’ of the Kosovo Liberation Army},
  author={A. {\"O}zerdem},
  journal={International Peacekeeping},
  year={2003},
  volume={10},
  pages={101 - 79}
}
  • A. Özerdem
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • International Peacekeeping
  • The Kosovo Liberation Army, which was regarded as a ‘terrorist’ group in the early 1990s, has now been ‘transformed’ into the Kosovo Protection Corps (KPC) with the primary objective of protecting this war-torn province against ‘natural’ disasters. The creation of a ‘civilian’, uniformed and ‘multi-ethnic’ corps is a unique experience for the international community as it has been undertaken by a United Nations interim administration within the sovereignty of a state-the now defunct Federal… CONTINUE READING
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