How Bosnia Armed

How Bosnia Armed

by Marko Attila Hoare

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ISBN-13: 9780863563676
Publisher: Saqi Books
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword9
Introduction13
Acronyms16
1.Origins of the Bosnian Army, 1941-199217
The Territorial Defence of the Socialist Republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina17
The Patriotic League24
Serbia Prepares to Attack31
The Army of the Serb Republic37
On the Eve of Total War43
2.Foundation of the Bosnian Army, 199250
Patriotic League and Territorial Defence50
The Question of the Yugoslav People's Army60
The Croat Defence Council64
The Serbian Blitzkrieg68
Reorganisation of the Bosnian Army77
3.Politicisation of the Bosnian Army, 1992-199481
The Bosnian Croat Rebellion81
The Ideology at Birth of the Bosnian Army87
Halilovic Sidelined90
Escalation of the War with the HVO94
Operation Trebevic97
4.The Bosnian Army Comes of Age, 1994-1995102
The Shift to a Bosniak-Nationalist Ideology102
The Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina107
The Bosnian Military Revival111
Izetbegovic vs Silajdzic116
The Final Offensives121
Conclusion128
AppendixBin Laden in the Balkans? The Bosnian Army and the Mujahedin131
Notes136
Bibliography157
Index163

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