Ethnic Conflict and International Intervention: Crisis in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1990-93: Crisis in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1990-93

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Routledge, Mar 4, 2015 - History - 520 pages
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 guides to sources and documentation, abundant tabular data and over 30 maps, this should be a definitive volume on the most vexing conflict of the post-Soviet period.
 

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Contents

List of Maps
Bosnia Ethnic Conflict and International
Ethnic Conflict and the Moral Question in Bosnia
Conflict and Accommodation in Bosnian Political History
Bosnia Before World War II
The National Question in Bosnia in the Titoist Period
Competitive Elections and Ethnic Polarization
The Choice Between Accommodation and Conflict
The Death of the VanceOwen Plan and the U S Proposal for Lift
An Assessment
Negotiating
Negotiating Partition
The EU Action Plan and the Demise of the ICFY
Toward Reluctant U S Leadership
CroatMuslim Relations and the Establishment of the Bosnian Federation
Formation of the Contact Group

The Descent into
The Nationalist Revolution
The Dissolution of Yugoslavia and of Bosnia
The Role of the International Community
Independence
Could Bosnia Have Been Saved?
The War on the Ground 199294
The Major Crises 199394
The UN Mission Under Attack
Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide
Conclusion
The Political Context
The International Community Is Drawn
The ICFY
Toward Coercive Diplomacy
Conclusion
Imposing the Dayton Agreement
The Military Dimension of Western Policy
The Military and Political Dimensions Are Integrated
The Dayton Agreement
Conclusion
Dilemmas of Intervention
The Difficulties of Early Intervention
The Road to Dayton
CeaseFire Peace or Partition?
Bibliography of Works Cited
Index

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Burg is Professor of Politics and Director of the Center for German and European Studies at Brandeis University.

Shoup is Professor of Politics in the Department of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia.

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