Hatred Ten Times Over

The U.N.'s outgoing man in Sarajevo, General Lewis MacKenzie, is not optimistic

Q. Sarajevo airport was shut down again this week. Has the U.N.'s authority in Sarajevo been exhausted?

A. I've always said the agreement to protect the airport from ground attack was hanging by a very fine thread. When you start taking mortar fire on the bunkers our people are living in and on the tarmac, that is a serious escalation. Before, we were able to justify putting our finger in the flame despite fighting going on close to the airport. The odd round dropping short can be rationalized, but not when the airport is being directly targeted.

Q. What do you...

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