Kosovan View of Negotiations, Circa last fall

William S. Lear rael at zopyra.com
Thu Apr 22 05:20:14 PDT 1999

On Wednesday, April 21, 1999 at 20:19:30 (-0400) Seth Ackerman writes:
>Max, this is not an analysis of Rambouillet but of the October agreement
>with Holbrooke.
>This is significant because that agreement didn't bring in the KLA.
>Which baffles me: how do you resolve an armed insurgency by simply
>making the government promise to stop the repression? As soon as the
>agreement was in place, the KLA stepped up its, yes, terrorist attacks
>- -- not just attacks on Serb policemen, but on mail carriers and others.

"others" would be civilians, correct?

>Then Milosevic responded with disproportionate force, not just against
>KLA fighters but civilians associated with them (or others who just
>happened to get in the way.) Hence, the Racak massacres, which prompted
>Rambouillet. Which was a total farce.

When precisely were the Dayton agreements entered into?


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