Worlds apart : Bosnian lessons for global security / Swanee Hunt.

By: Hunt, SwaneeMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 262 pages) : illustrations, mapContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780822394099; 082239409X; 1283273306; 9781283273305; 9786613273307; 6613273309Subject(s): Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Campaigns -- Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Srebrenica | Srebrenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina) -- History, Military | International relations | United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009 | HISTORY -- Europe -- General | Diplomacy | Human rights | International relations | Political control and freedoms | Politics and government | Society and social sciences Society and social sciences | Diplomatic relations | International relations | Military campaigns | Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Srebrenica | United States | Krieg | Internationale Politik | Sicherheitspolitik | Srebrenica | Jugoslawien | POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Diplomacy | Yugoslav War (1991-1995) | 1991-2009Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Military history.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Worlds apart.DDC classification: 949.703 LOC classification: DR1313 | .H868 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Inside : "Esteemed Mr. Carrington" -- Outside : a convenient euphemism -- Inside : angels and animals -- Outside : Carter and conscience -- Inside : "If I left, everyone would flee" -- Outside : none of our business -- Inside : Silajdžić -- Outside : unintended consequences -- Inside : the bread factory -- Outside : elegant tables -- Inside : the unspeakable -- Outside : the politics of rape -- Inside : an unlikely soldier -- Outside : happy Fourth of July -- Inside : women on the side -- Outside : contact sport -- Inside : an artificial war -- Outside : clashes -- Inside : crossing the fault line -- Outside : "The truth about Goražde" -- Inside : loyal -- Outside : Pentagon sympathies -- Inside : family friends -- Outside : extremists -- Inside : family ties -- Outside : federation -- Inside : school days -- Outside : forces and counterforces -- Inside : blood -- Outside : trade-offs -- Inside : grim lullaby -- Outside : security and cooperation -- Inside : Sarajevo Cinderella -- Outside : failure at Srebrenica -- Inside : Magbula's parrot -- Outside : the accident -- Inside : boys pretending -- Outside : bombs and bluffs -- Inside : side by side -- Outside: decisions at Dayton -- Inside : morning has broken -- Outside : waiting for Christmas -- Inside : Serb exodus -- Outside : refugees in Austria -- Inside : refugees at the residence -- Outside : diplobabble -- Inside : displaced -- Outside : sowing and reaping -- Inside : Banja Luka bitterness -- Outside : war criminals -- Inside : uncatchable -- Outside : evenhanded -- Inside : no justice in Srebrenica -- Outside : the tribunal -- Inside : waiting for the truth -- Outside : intelligence and political will -- Inside : professor, perpetrator, president -- Outside : the fourth warring party -- Inside : city signs -- Outside : out of step -- Inside : by a thread -- Outside : missing -- Inside : surviving the peace -- Outside : press tour -- Inside : organized for action -- Outside : Lyons -- Inside : "What's an NGO"? -- Outside : skewed -- Inside : a league of their own -- Outside : "With all due respect" -- Inside : Beethoven's Fifth -- Outside : "Neither free nor fair" -- Inside : Sarajevo red -- Outside : re-leaf -- Inside : watermelons -- Outside Arizona -- Inside : three hundred gold coins -- Outside : mistrust in Mostar -- Inside : new bridges -- Outside : Air Force One -- Bridging : six lessons: Test truisms; question stereotypes; find out-of-power allies; appreciate domestic dynamics; find fault; embrace responsibility.
Action note: digitized 2011 committed to preserveSummary: Offers perspectives on how we may try to attain global security, using her knowledge of the recent war in Bosnia as a case study and arguing that decisions by both participants and policy makers should not be made from just one vantage point.
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Inside : "Esteemed Mr. Carrington" -- Outside : a convenient euphemism -- Inside : angels and animals -- Outside : Carter and conscience -- Inside : "If I left, everyone would flee" -- Outside : none of our business -- Inside : Silajdžić -- Outside : unintended consequences -- Inside : the bread factory -- Outside : elegant tables -- Inside : the unspeakable -- Outside : the politics of rape -- Inside : an unlikely soldier -- Outside : happy Fourth of July -- Inside : women on the side -- Outside : contact sport -- Inside : an artificial war -- Outside : clashes -- Inside : crossing the fault line -- Outside : "The truth about Goražde" -- Inside : loyal -- Outside : Pentagon sympathies -- Inside : family friends -- Outside : extremists -- Inside : family ties -- Outside : federation -- Inside : school days -- Outside : forces and counterforces -- Inside : blood -- Outside : trade-offs -- Inside : grim lullaby -- Outside : security and cooperation -- Inside : Sarajevo Cinderella -- Outside : failure at Srebrenica -- Inside : Magbula's parrot -- Outside : the accident -- Inside : boys pretending -- Outside : bombs and bluffs -- Inside : side by side -- Outside: decisions at Dayton -- Inside : morning has broken -- Outside : waiting for Christmas -- Inside : Serb exodus -- Outside : refugees in Austria -- Inside : refugees at the residence -- Outside : diplobabble -- Inside : displaced -- Outside : sowing and reaping -- Inside : Banja Luka bitterness -- Outside : war criminals -- Inside : uncatchable -- Outside : evenhanded -- Inside : no justice in Srebrenica -- Outside : the tribunal -- Inside : waiting for the truth -- Outside : intelligence and political will -- Inside : professor, perpetrator, president -- Outside : the fourth warring party -- Inside : city signs -- Outside : out of step -- Inside : by a thread -- Outside : missing -- Inside : surviving the peace -- Outside : press tour -- Inside : organized for action -- Outside : Lyons -- Inside : "What's an NGO"? -- Outside : skewed -- Inside : a league of their own -- Outside : "With all due respect" -- Inside : Beethoven's Fifth -- Outside : "Neither free nor fair" -- Inside : Sarajevo red -- Outside : re-leaf -- Inside : watermelons -- Outside Arizona -- Inside : three hundred gold coins -- Outside : mistrust in Mostar -- Inside : new bridges -- Outside : Air Force One -- Bridging : six lessons: Test truisms; question stereotypes; find out-of-power allies; appreciate domestic dynamics; find fault; embrace responsibility.

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Offers perspectives on how we may try to attain global security, using her knowledge of the recent war in Bosnia as a case study and arguing that decisions by both participants and policy makers should not be made from just one vantage point.

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Hunt (Harvard Univ.), a former US ambassador to Austria, observed the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BH). She also participated in projects promoting reconciliation and reconstruction in BH. An advocate for early intervention, she explains, as an insider, why the Clinton administration failed to mobilize NATO sooner than it did. This book includes an insightful critique of US policy making with a modicum of sympathy for Richard Holbrooke's substantial contributions. It is now axiomatic that the Dayton Accords, which established the state of BH, were somewhat flawed. Several compromises forged there were "toothless" and failed to create mechanisms for coordinating programs, much less enforcing agreements. Among the most questionable decisions, the US pushed for hastily organized elections that facilitated the election of chauvinistic candidates; the Pentagon also refused to vigorously pursue the most heinous war criminals. Included is a strong argument for greater participation of women's groups in peacemaking and reconstruction after mass violence occurs. The book includes many personal anecdotes and Hunt's thoughtful observations. For readers unfamiliar with the war and its aftermath, this personal yet analytic account provides a useful primer. Summing Up: Recommended. General readers and undergraduate students all levels. P. G. Conway emeritus, SUNY College at Oneonta

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Swanee Hunt chairs the Washington-based Institute for Inclusive Security. During her tenure as US ambassador to Austria (1993-97), she hosted negotiations and symposia focused on securing the peace in the neighboring Balkan states. She is a member of the US Council on Foreign Relations, the Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the president of Hunt Alternatives Fund. She has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, and NPR, and she has written for Foreign Affairs , Foreign Policy , the International Herald Tribune , the Chicago Tribune , the Los Angeles Times , the Boston Globe , and the Huffington Post , among other publications. She is the author of Half-Life of a Zealot and This Was Not Our War: Bosnian Women Reclaiming the Peace , both also published by Duke University Press.

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