By John B. Allcock, Marko Milivojevic, John J. Horton

The loss of life of Yugoslavia led to a savage inner clash that rejected eu efforts to avoid it. excessive and infrequently on the spot media assurance tended to provide a complicated maze of pictures and impressions. This well timed, effortless to exploit reference paintings surveys the origins, improvement, humans, areas, occasions, suggestions, treaties, and agreements bearing on the clash within the former Yugoslavia within the Nineteen Nineties.

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Except for some relatively minor air operations in support of the BSA in Bosnia-Hercegovina, the Yugoslav air force was kept out of the Bosnian war, notwithstanding its proximity to this theater Page 4 from its bases in Serbia and Montenegro. Most BSA military flights in 1992–1993 were used to transport troops and supplies. In October 1992, when the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) mandate for Bosnia-Hercegovina was renewed, United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 781 banned all military flights in Bosnian airspace.

Although often accused of irredentism in relation to neighboring Hungary, Agoštan’s DCVM has campaigned for ethnic Hungarian minority rights in Serbia and the restoration of the Vojvodina’s provincial autonomy, which was abolished by the Serbian government during 1988–1990. Agoštan has also been a prominent opposition critic of the policies of President Slobodan Milošević outside Serbia during the Yugoslav wars. A member of the Democratic Movement of Serbia (DEPOS), which contested elections in Serbia in December 1992 and December 1993, Agoštan and the DCVM have more recently been weakened by factional infighting among the Vojvodina’s ethnic Hungarian community.

She has held an interest in the Balkans for four decades. With John Allcock she edited Black Lambs and Grey Falcons: Women Travellers in the Balkans (Bradford, England: Bradford University Press, 1991) and she has just completed Albania in the World Bibliographical Series for ABC-CLIO. She conducts Page xxi an ongoing project concerned with peace and conflict resolution in Shkodra, was a member of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s team of observers for Albania’s parliamentary election in June 1997, and was OSCE supervisor for the Serbian assembly elections in November the same year.

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