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Kosovar refugees, 1999
The photos included in this article, which appear courtesy of Howard Davies/Oxfam Great Britain, were taken in 1999, as Kosovar refugees gathered at the Macedonian border.

Just War and Humanitarian Intervention
by Jean Bethke Elshtain

Jean Bethke Elshtain is the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago and has served as a Trustee of the National Humanities Center. Professor Elshtain is the author of many books, including Democracy on Trial, which was a New York Times Notable Book for 1995. She spent 2000-01 as a Fellow at the Center, where she completed an intellectual biography, Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy, and prepared an anthology of Jane Addams' writings. Basic Books will publish both books in December 2001. At the Center, she also began a major new work, Sovereign God, Sovereign State, Sovereign Self.

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