Another Cease-Fire In Bosnia -- Too Late?

New offensives have gobbled up much of what little was left

If they ever go into effect, cease-fires in what was once Yugoslavia tend to be a passing fad; roughly 30 have come and gone since the civil wars began in June 1991. Nonetheless, leaders of the Serb, Croat and Muslim communities of Bosnia-Herzegovina, conferring in London through intermediaries (they refused to talk face-to-face) arranged one more truce, which was supposed to begin this Sunday evening. Even on the off chance that it holds, will there be enough of Bosnia left to call a country? The answer probably is no.

While world attention has centered on Sarajevo, the Serbs and Croats who...

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