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A savage Serbian bombardment presages Srebrenica's fall

It has been said that the choice Muslims face in eastern Bosnia is between < being transported like cattle and being slaughtered like sheep. Last week they got both. Shattering a two-week cease-fire, Serbian forces unleashed artillery attacks on refugees packed into the Muslim enclave of Srebrenica.

Serbian officials dared to excuse the attack as a response to Bosnian provocation. A more likely explanation was Serbian displeasure with enforcement of the U.N.-imposed no-fly zone over Bosnia. Coinciding almost precisely with the first NATO warplane patrols, the assault had been immediately preceded by a promise from Bosnia's top Serbian commander to stop...

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