Search Results for: Dusan Djordjevich

Jul
01
1993

Bosnia Update: The Great Debate?

The aftermath of the war in Sarajevo's Grbavica, a Serb-held neighborhood. (photo: Stacey Wyzkowski/DoD)

Between April 1 and May 29, 1993, at least 40 op-ed pieces in the New York Times dealt with Bosnia and the possibility of U.S. military intervention. Most of the regular columnists were in favor: Anthony Lewis, William Safire, Leslie Geib, Anna Quindlen. A.M. Rosenthal dissented, and guest columnists were split: Sen. Dennis DeConcini (D-Ariz.), for example, wrote “Bomb the Serbs, Now” (5/18/93); Rep. Lee Hamilton (D-Ind.) came out with “Air Strikes? Not Yet” (4/24/93). The nature of the debate was reflected in the Time (5/17/93) and Newsweek (5/10/93) cover stories. Both magazines portrayed the issue as a political or […]