The operation was ambitious, dangerous and fraught with political and military difficulties. We understood that there was a high risk of sustaining casualties, but accepted this fact as a necessary part of bringing peace to a country that had been ravaged by eight years of civil war. The result was a spectacular success - and it left the cynics with egg on their faces.
So where, now, is the will and the wisdom to plan and execute a similar operation to save Sarajevo? Why are the qualities of leadership that
allowed previous governments to act on principle entirely absent now? The policies of the present government towards Bosnia offer only
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