DIVIDED BY HATE

THE DAYTON ACCORD INCLUDES GRAND PROVISIONS FOR UNITY AND RECONCILIATION--LARGELY IN VAIN

FROM THE FURIOUS DEBATE IN THE U.S. Congress and the press, one might think the Bosnian accord is an exclusively military agreement on separation of forces, to be policed by 20,000 American G.I.s and 40,000 other NATO troops. But in fact the agreement reached near Dayton, Ohio--which will be signed this week in Paris unless the French derail it over an unsettled dispute about the fate of two French pilots shot down in August--envisions a process of peace and reconciliation in which ethnic cleansing will stop. The estimated 2 million people driven out of their homes will either return to them...

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