November 19, 2000 |
In the battle to win Bosnia's peace, thousands of NATO troops join legions of foreign bureaucrats with a multibillion-dollar arsenal of tanks, helicopters and aid money. There is also a simpler weapon: the black felt pen. In many Bosnian schools, it is not enough to teach history, art and grammar to the nation's Croatian, Serbian and Muslim children; they're also taught to hate those from other ethnic groups.
September 1, 1999 |
During his arraignment before the U.N. war crimes tribunal, Gen. Momir Talic, the Bosnian Serb military chief of staff, pleaded innocent to charges of committing crimes against humanity in Bosnia-Herzegovina. The tribunal in The Hague did not set a trial date for Talic, who was indicted in March along with former Bosnian Serb Cabinet minister Radislav Brdjanin. They are accused of planning and orchestrating a bloody purge of more than 100,000 Muslims and Croats in 1992.
August 31, 1998 |
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright waded into Bosnia's crucial national election campaign Sunday, working both overtly and behind the scenes to promote candidates who pledge to rebuild the Balkan nation torn apart by 3 1/2 years of war and divided since by lingering ethnic hatreds. Although elections have been held in Bosnia since the fighting here ended in late 1995, the upcoming vote--scheduled for Sept.
March 29, 1998 |
Bosnia's Muslim-Croat Federation is now the focus of U.S. diplomatic efforts and needs to do much more to speed the peace process, U.S. Balkans special envoy Robert Gelbard said Saturday. After a successful meeting with Croatian President Franjo Tudjman in Zagreb, Gelbard said a new moderate government in Bosnia-Herzegovina's Serb Republic meant that it was the Muslim-Croat Federation that was now dragging its feet on implementing peace accords.
February 1, 1998 |
The inauguration Saturday of a relatively moderate and apparently cooperative government here in the Serb-controlled half of Bosnia opens a new chapter in the West's efforts to bring peace and stability to this war-wrecked region.
October 7, 1997 |
After months of secret negotiations with U.S. officials, one of the most notorious war crimes suspects to emerge from the Bosnian conflict surrendered Monday with nine of his comrades-in-arms, to await international trial.