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The modern Yugoslav conflict 1991-1995 : perception, deception and dishonesty

Author: Brendan O'Shea
Publisher: London ; New York : Frank Cass, 2005.
Series: Contemporary security studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book the author bridges the gap between the common perception of the modern Yugoslav conflict as portrayed in the media and the actual grim reality with which he was dealing as a European Monitor on the ground. Drawing on original source material from both the United Nations (UN) and the European Community Monitor Mission (ECMM), he critically re-examines the programme of violence which erupted in 1991 and
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brendan O'Shea
ISBN: 0415357055 9780415357050
OCLC Number: 55616745
Description: xii, 244 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Cover --
CASS CONTEMPORARY SECURITY STUDIES SERIES --
THE MODERN YUGOSLAV CONFLICT 1991-1995 --
CONTENTS --
THE MAIN PROTAGONISTS --
ABBREVIATIONS --
INTRODUCTION --
1 1991 --
The Karadjordjevo meeting --
Violence erupts --
Declarations of independence --
The quest for recognition --
The Brioni Agreement --
War in Croatia --
Worthless agreements --
Demonising the Serbs --
Enter Ratko Mladic --
A divided European response --
Trouble looms in Bosnia --
Lord Carrington takes control --
Vukovar falls --
Dubrovnik --
Recognition --
2 1992 --
The Vance plan --
More designs on partition --
Violence erupts in Sarajevo --
The Cutilherio plan --
Marching for peace --
The bread queue massacre --
Ethnic cleansing --
The prison camps --
Kovacevic and Kozarac --
Karadzic's culpability --
International reaction to the prison camps --
Annex A --
Annex B --
Annex C --
3 1993 --
The Vance-Owen Peace Plan --
Reaction by the UN Security Council --
Airdrops and lies --
Abusing humanitarian aid --
The first siege of Srebrenica --
The peace process rolls on --
Srebrenica becomes a 'safe area' --
Ahmici --
Division amongst the Serbs --
Something must be done --
Advent of a war crimes tribunal --
A culture of deceit --
Fikret Abdic --
Talking in Geneva --
Americares --
4 1994 --
The market square bomb --
The Federation begins --
Gorazde --
The Contact Group --
NATO strikes back --
Serb against Serb --
Bihac --
Deception and reality --
Strange solutions --
Turanj and Batnoga --
Misery for the refugees --
Karadzic makes an offer --
Dudakovic attacks southwards --
UNPROFOR in chaos --
Boutros-Ghali in Sarajevo --
The Economic Agreement and the Z4 plan --
Bangladesh pays a heavy price --
Jimmy Carter goes to Sarajevo --
Fighting in Bihac --
5 1995 --
Croatia's attitude to UNPROFOR --
The international response --
Preparations for war --
Flights over Tuzla --
Reality in Bihac --
New arrangements --
End of the COHA --
Unification of the Serbs --
Tensions rise between Knin and Zagreb --
Trouble on the roads --
Croatia launches a special police action --
Leaderless in Knin --
The fall of Srebrenica --
A storm blows through Krajina --
6 THE END STATE --
NOTES --
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY --
INDEX.
Series Title: Contemporary security studies.
Responsibility: Brendan O'Shea.
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