Wither Bosnia?: the making of U.S. Foreign policy over the Balkans, 1991-1994
Ripley, Catherine D.
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This thesis examines the public debate over U.S. foreign policy in the war in the former Yugoslavia. Specifically, the public debate entails the actions and interactions of five different actors: the media and public opinion, Congress, the world community, the Executive branch of U.S. government, and the President of the U.S. The issues which are debated by these actors include: the 'ancient hatreds' theory of the war, the humanitarian aid issue, the 'ethnic cleansing' campaign, the struggle for democracy in Yugoslavia, and the question of non-intervention versus intervention. An analysis of the impact of the actors involved in the public debate over the current Balkan war reveals a conflict between Cold War interventionists and post-Cold War isolationists in the U.S. government It also reveals a tendency for the U.S. government to focus more on humanitarian gestures in regional and ethnic conflicts and less on the aid to struggling new democracies.
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