December 05, 2017
After the dissolution of Yugoslavia, the Serbian army invaded neighboring newly independent nations of Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as the long oppressed autonomous region of Kosovo. Muhamed Borogovac’s “The War in Bosnia” (published by Xlibris) shows that the Bosnian war was a big challenge for the international law and international politics.
Serbia’s nationalist ideologues had a goal of carving out territories for Serb minorities in those countries. In each case, Serbia was soundly defeated on the battlefield. Yet in the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina only, despite military defeat at the end, Serbia achieved its goal of creating a puppet state, “Serbian Republic” ethnically cleansed of non-Serbs on 49% of the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The book explains how it was possible that the party that violated international law achieved its main goal, which is the establishment of Serbian Republic on Bosnian territory. This dangerous precedent enabled recent Russian aggressions and land grab of the territories of neighboring countries (Georgia, Ukraine).
An excerpt from the book:
Having in mind that Dr. Franjo Tudjman in Croatia, Alija Izetbegović in Bosnia, and Dr. Ibrahim Rugova in Kosova are leaders who are willing to negotiate with Serbs about everything, including changing borders and constitutions, the question arose: was this just a coincidence, or did the Serbian secret police help those three men to become national leaders in the states that would be targeted for Serbian expansion? Thanks to those three men, the victims of the Serbian aggression were never unified?
“The War in Bosnia: How to Succeed at Genocide”
By Muhamed Borogovac
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 208 pages | ISBN 9781524560119
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 208 pages | ISBN 9781524560102
E-Book | 208 pages | ISBN 9781524560096
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Muhamed Borogovac was born in 1951, in Belgrade, the former Yugoslavia, and lived in Bosnia. Borogovac joined the League of Patriots (Patriotska liga), along with other citizens, determined to defend Bosnia from Serbian aggression, and became the spokesman of the group. Borogovac immigrated to the U.S. in 1993 and became one of the founders of Bosnian…