The Premier of the Post-Cold War Crisis in Balkans: CIA Documents on the Disintegration of Former Yugoslavia (1989-1992)

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Codrul Cosminului, cilt.23, sa.2, ss.423-442, 2017 (Hakemli Üniversite Dergisi)

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Dergi Adı: Codrul Cosminului
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.423-442


As the Cold War came to an end, many revisionist powers predicted the disintegration of Yugoslavia, an uneasy alliance of seven nations that had been held together only by Tito’s iron fist. Chief amongst the interested parties was the United States, hegemon of the new unipolar world order. For years, American intelligence agencies warned of the dangers threatening the Bosnian Muslims, a secessionist ethno-religious minority in the center of the former Yugoslavian borders; and yet, the United States did not act to protect the Bosnian Muslims. Tensions in the region boiled over into civil war, and the world was shocked as the Bosnian Muslims were the target of attempted genocide, most notably at Srebrenica.