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Bosnia Intervention

The Bosnian War started in April 1992 and ended with the signing of the General Framework for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, more commonly known as the Dayton Peace Accords, in December 1995. According to data collected by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the civil war claimed the lives of an estimated 105,000 people, internally displaced more than 1 million individuals, and led more than 1 million people to flee the country. Fueled by ethno-nationalist sentiments, the fighting was vicious, frequently targeting civilians and involving serious human rights abuses. Although war crimes, including the ethnic cleansing of different towns and neighborhoods, were committed by all the factions, the majority of these were perpetrated by Bosnian Serb forces. The war also created a ...

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