Serbia's Spite

Milosevic should be pleased. If the West's peace plan ever goes into effect, it will ratify his aggression and grant him almost everything he wants.

WITH A BROAD SMILE, Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic told would-be peacemakers in Geneva last week that he had persuaded the leader of Bosnia's Serbs to accept their plan for partitioning war-torn Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was, he said, a "very important step toward peace." The mediators, U.N. special envoy Cyrus Vance and European Community representative Lord Owen, indicated that they believed him. Both gave Milosevic credit for pressing the Bosnian Serb boss, Radovan Karadzic, to accept the plan.

If Milosevic is now in the market for peace, and is carrying Karadzic with him, it can only be because war has brought...

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