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KARADZIC REJECTED REPORTED U.S. DEAL

August 13, 1997 Leave a comment

KARADZIC REJECTED REPORTED U.S. DEAL – OFFER WAS LEAVE BOSNIA FOR IMMUNITY
Author: Guy Dinmore, Special to the Chicago Tribune – Wednesday, August 13, 1997

Biljana Plavsic, beleaguered president of the Serb-controlled half of Bosnia, said her powerful hard-line rival, Radovan Karadzic, has rejected a U.S. offer that would have removed him from Bosnia but allowed him to avoid prosecution for war crimes by the UN tribunal in The Hague. Read more…

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SERBS QUIT TALKS WITH BOSNIA AFTER ARREST OF 2 ARMY OFFICERS AS WAR CRIMINALS

February 7, 1996 Leave a comment

February 7, 1996

Byline: GUY DINMORE REUTER

SARAJEVO, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA — Separatist Serb leaders suspended contacts with the Bosnian government Tuesday in a dispute over two Serb army officers arrested by the government and accused of war crimes.

Angry Serb leaders said they would no longer attend talks on government territory to discuss carrying out a peace accord until the two Serb officers and several other men were released. Read more…

US soldiers try to calm panicky Serbs

February 3, 1996 Leave a comment

article from: Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO)  February 3, 1996
byline: GUY DINMORE REUTER

SARAJEVO, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA — American soldiers handing out leaflets and answering questions tried Friday to calm panicky Serbs who fear that Muslim police will take over Serb-held areas of Sarajevo this weekend.

In his flak jacket and helmet, Capt. Keith Howerton of Colorado and his local interpreter faced a barrage of questions from a crowd of Serbs in a small market in the Serb-held suburb of Ilidza. Read more…

Panic now main foe in Bosnia

February 3, 1996 Leave a comment

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FRENCH NATO FORCES KILL BOSNIA SNIPER

February 2, 1996 Leave a comment

SECOND GUNMAN HELD IN CLASH NEAR SARAJEVO.

Article from: Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO)
Article date: February 2, 1996

Byline: GUY DINMORE REUTER

SARAJEVO, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA — French special forces serving with NATO killed a sniper in the Serb-held Sarajevo suburb of Ilidza Thursday evening and seized a second gunman without bloodshed.

NATO’s retaliation followed at least six suspected sniping incidents this week. A U.S. lieutenant and a British soldier were slightly wounded.

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