War and Peace in the Balkans: The Diplomacy of Conflict in the Former Yugoslavia

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I.B.Tauris, Jul 22, 2005 - History - 279 pages
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The hostilities that saw the break-up of Tito's Yugoslavia ravaged the Balkans and generated some of the most tragic episodes in modern history. This book explores the history of the conflict and it's themes from an insider's perspective. In this independent and critical account, Ian Oliver uses his extensive experience in the region to evaluate the role of the international community in its responses to the war and the efforts to rebuild.
 

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Contents

The Background
3
The Disintegration
8
Belgrade
14
Niksic Montenegro
19
Operations
27
Autumn Winter 1995
56
The Road to Dayton Ohio
83
Part Two The Office of the High Representative February 1996 December 1996
95
The Political Landscape
156
Part Three The European Community Monitor Mission January 1997 July 1998
171
The Men in White
173
Sanski Most
182
Prijedor
198
The Drive for Reform
211
10 July 1997
222
Decision Time
238

The General Framework Agreement for Peace
97
Zelena Transferal The Green Route to Sarajevo
107
The Office of the High Representative
123
Consolidation
134
The Initial Steps
145
On the Verge of Civil War
247
Consolidation
260
Notes
273
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Ian Oliver worked for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the European Union and Bosnia's first High Representative in the Former Yugoslavia during the Balkan wars of secession.

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