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  • Refugee: The Bosnian War

    times of crisis is during the Bosnian war. These two circumstances have many similarities, including why the two people groups came to America, and the controversy behind both circumstances. The background of these people groups helps pave the way for the similarities of the two. The Syrian war has been going on for over five years. Currently, the death toll is over…

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  • Sheri Finks 2003 Bosnian War Summary

    Sheri Fink’s 2003 nonfiction work War Hospital reports, in great detail, the atrocities of the Bosnian War at Srebrenica through the lens of the war medicine that was practiced there. Fink takes both a macro and micro approach to explaining what happened at Srebrenica in the early 1990s. She chronicles the actions, thoughts, and experiences of individual doctors, both Bosnian and international, who risked their lives to treat injured civilians in the most challenging of conditions. Alongside…

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  • The Egyptian Pyramids

    When an individual tends to think of pyramids, their mind usually wanders off the the great pyramids of Giza, or just the Egyptians in general. What many are not aware of though, is that in there are pyramids of various shapes and sizes in many different parts are the world, with some of them being found in unexpected locations. In 2008, a set of three “pyramids” were found in Visoko, Bosnia. Bosnia is located in Eastern Europe near Croatia and Serbia, and the discovery of these pyramids was…

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  • The Bosnian Genocide

    The Bosnian Genocide was the worst act of genocide since the Nazis regime’s destruction of 6 million European Jews during World War 2. The Bosnian Genocide was a complete act of terror to the Yugoslavian people. The Serbian majority seized power after the fall of the previous regime, the victims were treated poorly. The victims were the Bosniak and Croatian civilians, the people involved was the Serbs, and the victims were tortured and beaten to death. The Bosnian Genocide was an act of terror.…

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  • The Bosnian War Analysis

    responsible for destroying Bosnia, the exploitation of the Croats harmed their Bosnian allies just as much as it helped them, resulting in the further seizing of land and resources and the spreading of the war into areas it otherwise would have passed over. However, the Bosnian government would likely have fallen completely without their assistance, as the Serbs marauding in the region were equipped, funded, and supplemented by troops from the militarily superior nation of Serbia. One of the…

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  • Bosnian Genocide Causes

    d.), #1) The Bosnian Genocide had many causes that led up to it starting in 1992 when Bosnia and Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The Bosnian Genocide occurred because of Serbian leader, Slobodan Milosevic, the province of Serbia did not want the nation of Yugoslavia to break apart, and there were also religious tensions between the nations. Serbian leader, Slobodan Milosevic was a long time Communist and believed in radical Serbian nationalism, or the belief of that race being…

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  • The Bosnian Conflict Analysis

    Bosnia/Former Yugoslavia The Bosnian Conflict is a conflict with two parts, one included an armed conflict that took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina; another is the Bosnian Genocide of the Bosniak people. The Conflict was caused in part by the splitting of Yugoslavia, during the early 1990s near the end of the cold war. The Bosnian Genocide coincided with Bosnian War, the genocide was a mass killing or ethnic cleansing of the Bosniak people and their culture, which occurred shortly after the…

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  • Bosnian Genocide Essay

    The Bosnian genocide actually started in the 70s. It was little known because it was during the time of the cold war. The Cold War officially started in 1947, right after the end of World War 2. Nobody knew about the genos=cide because Russia had nuclear missiles in Cuba and everybody was thinking about that. As the cold war was in the middle of the 45-year war, the genocide started to fade away. There is little known about this because nobody knew it happened until after and witnesses were…

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  • Airpower Essay

    The US responded with the launch of 27 cruise missiles at selected strategic targets, 13 of which were launched from a B-52 . Airpower enabled the successful enforcement of the UN resolution and the containment of Hussein’s forces without the need for boots on the ground. The second example of containment is Operation DENY FLIGHT. This illustration pertains more to the containment of violence within the country as opposed to against other nations, but the utilization of airpower to achieve…

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  • Symbolism In Steven Galloway's The Cellist Of Sarajevo

    To properly discern the influence of literature, critique of the author’s writing style is entirely crucial. While content and plot are too influential, it is truly the way the author chooses to incorporate character, feeling, and symbolism that make a piece of literature worthwhile. Steven Galloway’s novel The Cellist of Sarajevo is focused on three main characters: Dragan, Arrow, and Kenan. Each is struggling to maintain hold of the hope of the Sarajevo they knew and loved one day returning.…

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