THE WEEK: JULY 23 - 29

JULY 23 - 29

NATION

THE PRESIDENT REBUFFED...

In a rare bipartisan repudiation of a President's foreign policy, the Senate voted 69 to 29 to end American participation in the U.N. embargo on arms to Bosnia. The rationale: to help the Muslim government fend off the savage onslaughts of the Bosnian Serbs. President Clinton vowed to veto the measure if it also passes the House; he claims that lifting the embargo would, among other things, increase the chances of injecting U.S. troops into the conflict. In the short term, however, the bill's impact is more likely to be political: it's qualified in such a...

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