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Conversations with Milošević

Author: Ivor Roberts
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A portrayal of the nightmare world and personalities of Balkan politics and war by a diplomat with unparalleled access to Milošević, the man at the heart of the darkness. It analyses where the West went wrong in terms of waging a war for regime change and in recognizing Kosovo despite UN resolutions to the contrary"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ivor Roberts; Slobodan Milošević
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ivor Roberts
ISBN: 9780820349435 0820349437
OCLC Number: 937997916
Description: xxvii, 177 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The pyromaniac fireman --
Early Belgrade days --
Close encounter with the Bosnian serbs : the three Ks --
A first private meeting with Milošević --
Meeting General Mladić --
Point man for the contact group --
The UN hostage crisis --
Srebrenica --
The end of the Krajina Serbs and NATO bombing --
Dayton from the sidelines --
Independent media and the opposition --
The high representative's delegate --
The winter of discontent --
Bildt's farewell and the B92 saga --
Kosovo --
Final days --
Secret emissary --
Aftermath --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Ivor Roberts.

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Offers a firsthand portrayal of the so-called Butcher of the Balkans, the Serbian president whose ambitions sparked the Bosnian conflict. At its heart the book is a portrait of an autocrat who rode  Read more...

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"This is a Valuable book, and captures very well the bizarre, lawless atmosphere of Milosevic's and the Serb Arkan's paramilitary city" - James Pettifer, Times Literary Supplement

 
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