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The Sit Room : in the theater of war and peace

Author: David Scheffer
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019. ©2019
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"The Sit Room is a swift-moving narrative set over three years in the world's most important policy-making sanctum-the White House Situation Room. This book exposes the secret deliberations of the Clinton Administration as it grappled with shattered proposals to end the genocidal war in Bosnia. This truly inside story reveals authentic policy-making at the highest levels, with a unique journey into the arena of war  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Scheffer
ISBN: 9780190860639 0190860634
OCLC Number: 1024090102
Description: xxix, 322 pages : maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Cast of characters --
Entities and actions --
Setting the stage --
Ethnic cleansing maps 1991-1995 --
Shattered plans, 1993 --
Ethnic cleansing wins, 1994 --
To stay or not to stay, January-June 1995 --
Finally, diplomacy backed by force, July-August 1995 --
Forging peace, September-December 1995.
Responsibility: David Scheffer.

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"The Sit Room is a swift-moving narrative set over three years in the world's most important policy-making sanctum-the White House Situation Room. This book exposes the secret deliberations of the Clinton Administration as it grappled with shattered proposals to end the genocidal war in Bosnia. This truly inside story reveals authentic policy-making at the highest levels, with a unique journey into the arena of war and peace where spirited debate guided America's foreign policy"--

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