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Srebrenica Anniversary

Reckless Diplomacy Disguised as Caution Cost Lives in Srebrenica. And It's Happening Again, This Time in Syria

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.09.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The parallel example for Syria is not Iraq, Afghanistan or Libya -- it's Bosnia. Like the Syrian conflict today, Bosnia saw horrific atrocities, unprecedented numbers of refugees and an exorbitant death toll. Like Syria, the crisis in the Balkans was thought unsolvable and intractable. Bosnia's strongest allies worried that action to protect civilians could escalate the conflict regionally and even globally.

My Remarks Following Russia's Veto of a UN Security Council Resolution Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Genocide in Srebrenica

Ambassador Samantha Power | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics
Ambassador Samantha Power

Why would Russia vote to deny recognition of the Srebrenica genocide? Today's vote mattered. It mattered hugely to the families of the victims of the Srebrenica genocide. Russia's veto is heartbreaking for those families, and it is a further stain on this Council's record.

What Europe Should Learn From Bosnia

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 06.30.2015 | World
Akbar Ahmed

Europe today is witnessing a major crisis concerning its Muslim communities, one which is already beginning to reveal its troubling global implications. Bosnians have lessons for our troubled world.

Bosnian Women Breach Cordon To Mourn At Massacre Site

AP | AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 07.13.2013 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- A group of women broke Saturday through a police cordon and entered a former warehouse in Bosnia to lay flowers where ...

PHOTOS: Bosnia Honors Srebrenica Massacre Victims WIth Mass Burial

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.10.2011 | World

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- Over 40,000 people attended a funeral in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica on Monday to mark the 16th anni...