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By Jerry Blaskovich

Is a right away accounting of the struggle within the former Yugoslavia as visible throughout the eyes of a U.S. general practitioner who individually witnessed the atrocities of the battle from the Croatian standpoint. An onslaught of books have lately been released in regards to the plight of the battle in former Yugoslavia. apart from a number of those books are written completely from the Serbian point of view. This booklet exhibits the different part of the tale the Croation facet with information of the struggle from an insider's view off and on the battlefield

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Expensive hotels, once playgrounds for the rich and famous, where many of the refugees were housed, were within Serbian mortar range. In his pathetic attempt at shuttle diplomacy, Lord Carrington urged the citizens of Dubrovnik to surrender. " The victims of the siege were in such dire straights that French Minister for Humanitarian Relief Dr. Bernard Kouchner called for surrender. Dr. Kouchner, the founder of Medecins sans Front├Čeres and Medecins du Monde, which is a Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that sends doctors to catastrophes throughout the world, was aware of what the Serbs were capable of doing because he had seen the aftermath of Vukovar.

Bush listened enthusiastically to Gorbachev's persistent warnings about an impending catastrophe if the Soviet Union broke up. Gorbachev had a fear of new leadership, and his distrust of emerging, freely elected parties apparently influenced the American president. Instead of promoting democracy, free elections, and respect for human rights, Bush chose to maintain the existing state of affairs. S. and Western European nations looked at Yugoslavia through the prism of the Soviet Union. As armed conflicts commenced, support was given to the political anachronism prevailing in Serbia for fear that an outbreak of secessionist movements among constituent republics would provoke similar outbreaks in the Soviet Union and have a destabilizing effect there too.

Milosevic's Kosovo speech brought him out of relative obscurity and into the limelight of Yugoslav politics. The speech also laid the groundwork for the spread of nationalistic 30 chauvinism and the campaign to create a Greater Serbia. During 1988 and 1989, Milosevic organized numerous nationally televised Serbian demonstrations to protest supposed Croatian fascism. The demonstrations panicked Serbs into believing that they were victims of discrimination. Conversely, the demonstrations were shrewdly designed to intimidate non-Serbs throughout Yugoslavia.

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