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Drawing on original material from both UN and ECMM sources, he has identified the true origin of Former Yugoslavia's wars of dissolution, and critically examines the programme of violence which erupted in and eventually culminated in in the vicious dismemberment of a sovereign federal republic with seat at the United Nations. In doing so, he highlights the duplicitous behaviour of all parties to the conflict; the double standards employed throughout by the United States in its foreign policy; the lengths to which the Sarajevo government manipulated the international media to promote a 'victim' status; the contempt in which UN peace-keepers were ultimately held by all sides; and the manner in which Radovan Karadzic was sacrificed at the altar of political expediency, when the real culprits were Slobodan Milosevic and his acolyte, General Ratko Mladic.
This book, the first by an EU Monitor with actual experience of the conflict, tells the real story of the modern Yugoslav conflict, Book News O'Shea a former officer with the Irish Defence Forces who served in the former Yugoslavia as part of the European Community Monitor Mission bases his account of the breakup of Yugoslavia on his own experiences and on the written work of "soldiers, monitors, force commanders, peace-builders, humanitarian workers and human rights observers," whom he believes have the greatest access to truth and had no axe to grind in the conflict.
His account traces the conflict from through and concludes that all parties, including the United States, engaged in duplicitous behavior, although the ultimate culprits were Slobodan Milosevic and General Ratko Mladic. His narrative further questions the war criminal status of former Bosnian Serb politician Radovan Karadzic. Edition: First edition. ISBN: Characteristics: 1 online resource pages : text file, PDF. Bosnia and Herzegovina declares independence. Ethnic tensions strain to the breaking point, and Bosnia erupts into war. Thousands die and more than a million are displaced.
By the time a tenuous peace is achieved in , the country has been partitioned into three areas, with each region governed by one of the three ethnic groups. This new government, however, is not recognized by the United States as the successor state to the former Yugoslavia.
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Milosevic sends troops to Kosovo to quash unrest in the province. A guerrilla war breaks out. In the face of trade sanctions from the U. Montenegro discusses separating from Serbia. Opposition leader Vojislav Kostunica wins elections held Sept. Milosevic refuses to release the complete results, demanding a runoff election.
A popular uprising begins. A general strike is called and one million people flood Belgrade. Mobs attack Parliament building, security forces join them or retreat. Milosevic support crumbles, he steps down.
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Kostunica takes office. Milosevic is arrested by Yugoslavian authorities and charged with corruption and abuse of power.
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The UN Security Council lifts its arms embargo against Yugoslavia, abolishing the last remaining sanction by the international community. Slobodan Milosevic begin his trial at the UN International Criminal Tribunal on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Bosnia, Croatia, and Kosovo, as well as for committing genocide in Bosnia. He is the first head of state to face an international war-crimes court.
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The nation agrees to form a new state, replacing Yugoslavia with a loose federation called Serbia and Montenegro. The new arrangement was made to placate Montenegro's restive stirrings for independence, and allows for a referendum on independence to occur in three years' time. The prime minister of Serbia, Zoran Djindjic, a reformer who helped bring about the fall of Slobodan Milosevic, is assassinated. A period of deep national mourning follows.
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Extreme nationalists, organized crime, and Serbia's own police and security services were implicated. Parliamentary elections saw a resurgence of ultra-nationalists. Mitrovica, in Kosovo, experiences the worst ethnic violence in the regions since the war.
At least 22 people are killed, and another are injured.