A prominent Russian politician who served as prime minister, foreign minister, and head of foreign intelligence during the 1990s, Yevgeny Primakov has been part of all vital decisions on Russian domestic and foreign policy for the past two decades. His memoir is both an insider’s account of post-perestroika Russian politics and a statement from a representative of the enlightened Russian establishment on their nation’s relationship with America and the world.
President Clinton today views the West's slow response to the collapse of Yugoslavia as one of his greatest regrets. Thousands of lives might have been saved had we acted sooner. There's a good short summary of key events and the underlying causes readily available online. pages i-v