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The Serbian Project and Its Adversaries: A Strategy of War Crimes

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In The Serbian Project and Its Adversaries James Gow provides the first military-political analysis of the Yugoslav conflicts, arguing that Slobodan Milosevic and his Serbian allies used ethnic cleansing as a method of creating and consolidating borders. Although he considers the approaches taken by Belgrade's adversaries, Gow argues that Serbia's deliberate strategy of ethnic cleansing was at the heart of the war and that it was in essence criminal; in other words, it was a strategy of war crimes. Based on ...

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Overview

In The Serbian Project and Its Adversaries James Gow provides the first military-political analysis of the Yugoslav conflicts, arguing that Slobodan Milosevic and his Serbian allies used ethnic cleansing as a method of creating and consolidating borders. Although he considers the approaches taken by Belgrade's adversaries, Gow argues that Serbia's deliberate strategy of ethnic cleansing was at the heart of the war and that it was in essence criminal; in other words, it was a strategy of war crimes. Based on interviews, examination of research undertaken by the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and other Yugoslav materials, The Serbian Project and Its Adversaries establishes the legitimacy of the Tribunal's jurisdiction. Gow distinguishes between acts of war, war crimes, and crimes against humanity and suggests that a strategic understanding of the war may mitigate some of the charges being made against Serbian military and political leaders.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780773523869
  • Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 5.46 (w) x 8.26 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Glossary of Acronyms
Map
1 Introduction: Strategy and Crime 1
2 Political and Historical Background 31
3 The Means: Armed Forces - the Life, Death and Life after Death of the JNA 51
4 The Means: Capability and Calculation - the Superiority Syndrome and the Gulf Conflict 90
5 Means and Ends: the Strategy of Ethnic Cleansing 118
6 The Ends: the Quest for New Borders in the West - Croatia 145
7 The Ends: the Quest for New Borders in the West - Bosnia and Hercegovina 172
8 The Ends: the Quest for Old Borders in the South - Kosovo 199
9 The Neighborhood Adversaries: Aims, Strategies and Operations 224
10 The International Adversaries: Aims, Strategies and Operations 265
11 Conclusion: Means, Ends and Justice 302
Index 310
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