Yugoslavia: Is Commander Bush Taking Charge?

It was hardly the European Community's finest performance. During the past year, Yugoslavia's civil war has driven up body counts in Vukovar, Dubrovnik, and Sarajevo. Yet, with their incessant squabbling, ec diplomats have proven themselves incapable of handling the crisis. So, President George Bush is now leading the crusade. Backed by the U.N., he's vowing to use U.S. military force to get supplies into battered Sarajevo, capital of breakaway republic Bosnia-Herzegovina. So much for the grand vision of an independent ec foreign policy. For now at least, the U.S. still calls the shots on Europe's security.

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