The Road to the Dayton Accords: A Study of American Statecraft / Edition 1

The Road to the Dayton Accords: A Study of American Statecraft / Edition 1

by Derek Chollet
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403965005

ISBN-13: 9781403965004

Pub. Date: 11/27/2005

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

In this book, Derek Chollet provides insights into the high-stakes diplomacy behind the historic 1995 Dayton agreement that ended the war in Bosnia - the most devastating conflict in Europe since the Second World War. Based on still unopened U.S. government archives and hours of interviews, The Road to the Dayton Accords is a fast-paced history that focuses on the key…  See more details below

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In this book, Derek Chollet provides insights into the high-stakes diplomacy behind the historic 1995 Dayton agreement that ended the war in Bosnia - the most devastating conflict in Europe since the Second World War. Based on still unopened U.S. government archives and hours of interviews, The Road to the Dayton Accords is a fast-paced history that focuses on the key players, decisions, and events on the difficult journey to peace, taking the reader from the killing fields of the Balkans, to tense meetings in the Oval Office, to dramatic negotiations on a secluded Air Force base in Dayton, Ohio.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403965004
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/27/2005
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Prologue : America and the Bosnia nightmare1
1Over the waterfall : May-July 199511
2Through the window of opportunity : the endgame strategy31
3Tragedy as turning point : the first shuttle, Mt. Igman, and Operation Deliberate Force47
4The way to Geneva : the patriarch letter and NATO bombing63
5Bombs and diplomacy : NATO's campaign ends, the western offensive continues81
6Inching forward : the New York agreement and a ceasefire99
7Preparing for peace : a deal with Russia, a decision on IFOR115
8A slow start : Dayton, November 1-10133
9Endgame : Dayton, November 11-21157
Epilogue : America and Dayton183

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