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Author Burg, Steven L

Title Ethnic Conflict and International Intervention : Crisis in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1990-93
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Maps; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Note on Translations, Place-names, and Diacritical Markings; Chapter 1. Introduction: Bosnia, Ethnic Conflict, and International Intervention; Understanding Ethnic Conflict in Bosnia; Ethnic Conflict and International Intervention; Ethnic Conflict and the Moral Question in Bosnia; Sources; Chapter 2. Conflict and Accommodation in Bosnian Political History; Ethnicity in Bosnia-Herzegovina; Bosnia Before World War II; World War II and Its Aftermath
Chapter 4. The War on the Ground, 1992-94The Onset of Fighting; The Shelling of Sarajevo and the Opening of Sarajevo Airport; The War Outside Sarajevo; The Major Crises, 1993-94; Srebrenica, April 1993; The Strangulation of Sarajevo, July-August 1993; The Markala Marketplace Shelling, February 1994; Goražde, March-April 1994; Bihać, November-December 1994; The UN Mission Under Attack; Media, Public Opinion, and Western Policy; The Three Massacres; Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide; War Casualties; Ethnic Cleansing; Genocide; Conclusion
Chapter 5. The International Community and the War: The Vance-Owen PlanThe Political Context; The Bosnian Serbs; The Muslims; The Bosnian Croats; Serbs, Croats, and Muslims: The Triangular Relationship; The International Community; The International Community Is Drawn In; The ICFY; The Vance-Owen Plan; The Death of the Vance-Owen Plan and the U.S. Proposal for ""Lift and Strike""; Vance-Owen: An Assessment; Chapter 6. The International Community and the War: Negotiating Partition, 1993-94; The Status Quo Prevails; Negotiating Partition; The Owen-Stoltenberg Proposal; The Invincible Proposal
The EU Action Plan and the Demise of the ICFYToward Reluctant U.S. Leadership; Croat-Muslim Relations and the Establishment of the Bosnian Federation; Formation of the Contact Group; Toward Coercive Diplomacy; Conclusion; Chapter 7. Imposing the Dayton Agreement; The Political Dimension of Western Policy; Revising the Contact Group Plan; The U.S. Decision to Use Force; Coercive Diplomacy; The Military Dimension of Western Policy; The Military and Political Dimensions Are Integrated; The Dayton Agreement; The Map; The Constitution; The Bosnian (Muslim-Croat) Federation After Dayton
The National Question in Bosnia in the Titoist PeriodCompetitive Elections and Ethnic Polarization; The Choice Between Accommodation and Conflict; Chapter 3. The Descent into War ; The Nationalist Revolution; The Dissolution of Yugoslavia ... and of Bosnia; The Role of the International Community; The War in Croatia and the Greater Serbia Project; International Recognition and the Bosnian Question; Serbia, Croatia, and the Bosnian Question; Independence; The Parliamentary Showdown; The Cutileiro Negotiations; Referendum and War; Could Bosnia Have Been Saved?
Summary This book examines the historical, cultural and political dimensions of the crisis in Bosnia and the international efforts to resolve it. It provides a detailed analysis of international proposals to end the fighting, from the Vance-Owen plan to the Dayton Accord, with special attention to the national and international politics that shaped them. It analyzes the motivations and actions of the warring parties, neighbouring states and international actors including the United States, the United Nations, the European powers, and others involved in the war and the diplomacy surrounding it. With gu
Notes The Military
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Author Shoup, Paul S
ISBN 1317471024