Unable to talk the warring factions into ending their slaughter and unwilling to use force to stop them, the allies are sending additional troops to protect those already in Bosnia. It is a prescription for paralysis, and possibly disaster.

Strengthened and redeployed to fewer enclaves, the so-called peacekeepers will do ... what? They are already ineffective at shielding and feeding innocent civilians; if they merely hunker down in the six existing misnamed safe havens, it will become impossible for them to fulfill those missions. Worse, they will continue as prime targets of the Serbs, because the Bosnian Muslims use those very...

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