Second Look

There are plans afoot for new moves into Bosnia and Macedonia

IS LATE REALLY BETTER THAN NEVER? IN BOSNIA nobody knows, but the thinking in Washington and Western Europe seems to be "Let's find out." It is getting very, very late for intervention there. Sarajevo's 400,000 residents are reaching the end of their food supplies, since relief flights were suspended on Dec. 1. But few are keen to accept the offer of Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to guarantee safe passage to all civilians leaving the city -- an all too facile and cynical turnabout after eight brutal months of Serb barrage.

Nonetheless, NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels worked out contingency...

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