The House blasted President Clinton's position on Bosnia by voting to lift the U.S. arms embargo against the Muslim-led government. The directive won by a wide margin and follows a similar measure passed by the Senate. The measure has no legal force in itself, but poses political problems for the President. The present White House stance is to reluctantly support the European-backed embargo and to carve up Bosnia into Serb, Muslim and Croat domains. This position is a reversal of Clinton's longstanding wish to provide arms to the underdog Bosnians. Until recently, the Administration "had thrown its body in front of the European train to protect the Bosnians," explains TIME State Department correspondent J.F.O. McAllister. Congress is clearly upset that the White House has picked itself up off the tracks, and jumped on board.