What did we learn from the recent peace accord in Geneva and the
events that had immediately preceded?
- Laser guided bombs may be efficiently deterred by dense
layers of leafy tree branches, that Serbs used to protect
their last two bridges over river Drina (which are crucial
so that Bosnian Serbs may use supplies from Serbia proper).
- Serb civilians look the same like Bosnian and Croatian
civilians, and say same things to the camera after their
homes are shelled or bombed. As the civilians of Coventry
and Dresden looked the same fiftysomething years ago.
- After seven days of bombing and more than 2100 sorties, even
Serbs are ready to sign everything they are asked to sign.
Particularly if it doesn't harm them much.
- Under disguise of military victory, the West decided to
swallow its diplomatic defeat by letting Serbs have their
49%. Bosnian government and the world media were given a lot
of close-ups taken by bomb guidance cameras, so they can
appease their people and the public. Boring Christopher's
face announcing the settlement was almost lost amongst the
- The peace is still very, very far, since the peace accord
does not specify who gets what. And that was precisely what
this war was all about, wasn't it?
- Serbs still did not move their heavy artillery (or the NATO
- Both dollar and dow-Jones index are raising continuously
throughout the bombing spree. Little war does so much good