IAH 221C Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Swiss Alps, Pope Pius Xii, World Food Programme

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Lecture 1: Bosnian War, Croatian War
Bosnian War
The country's civil war began when the Bosnian Serb Army launched an attack against
the moderate Serb Republic in the summer of 1992. The Bosnian Serb Army was
composed of Bosnian Serbs, Muslims, Croatians, and Croats. The Serbs were backed
by the Russian Army, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and the Muslim
Brotherhood. The Bosnian Muslims supported the United Nations, the World Food
Program, and the Bosnian Serbs. The Bosnian Croats were backed by the United
States.
The Serbs were supported by a moderate Muslim regime in Bosnia, which was under
attack by extremist Muslims, who were supported by the Serbs. This faction included
the moderate Muslim Mufti of Bosnia, Muslim leader Mustafa Nazim (in Bosnian) , and
most Bosnian Serbs. A moderate Muslim regime backed by Western powers was being
supported by the United States. Most Bosnian Muslims supported the moderate Muslim
regime.
The extremists were supported by a right wing Muslim regime, which was under attack
by extremist Muslims. This faction included the moderate Muslim Mufti of Bosnia,
Muslim leader Mustafa Nazim (in Bosnian) , and most Bosnian Serbs. A moderate
Muslim regime backed by Western powers was being supported by the United States.
Most Bosnian Muslims supported the moderate Muslim regime.
After the Bosnian Serbs had been massacred in a bloody campaign of terror, the
moderate Muslims, supported by the Bosnian Muslims, organized a peace settlement in
accordance with the "ethnic compromise," in order to get U.S. backing, NATO bombing
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