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Blue helmets and black markets : the business of survival in the siege of Sarajevo / Peter Andreas.

Publication | Digitized | Library Call Number: DR1313.32.S27 A57 2008

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    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Andreas, Peter, 1965-
    Published
    Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008
    Locale
    Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Bosnia and Hercegovina
    Sarajevo
    Contents
    The longest siege
    Sarajevo on center stage
    The cast of characters
    Front stage and backstage: formal and informal roles
    Conflict narratives
    Criminalized conflict narratives
    Preview
    Imposing the siege
    The road to siege warfare
    The start of the siege and the criminally aided defense
    The international response
    Sustaining the siege
    Diverting and manipulating humanitarian aid
    Exploiting the privileges of mobility and access
    The UN-controlled airport as smuggling hub
    Tunneling under the siege: lifeline and profit center
    Trading with the enemy
    The media and its dependence on the black market
    The money letter smuggling system
    The smugglers' markets and cigarettes as currency
    The siege within
    Criminal defenders as predators
    Political corruption, abuse, and opportunism
    Obstructing access to water
    Lifting the siege
    Front stage: triggering NATO air strikes
    Backstage: shifting the military balance by evading the UN Arms Embargo
    Aftermath
    The criminalized aftermath of war
    The criminalized new elite
    Sarajevo as transit point for migrant smuggling
    Sex trafficking and peacekeeping
    The Arizona market: peace through illicit trade?
    Extensions
    Srebrenica
    Leningrad
    Grozny
    Falluja
    Revisiting Sarajevo
    Lessons from Sarajevo.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-200) and index.
    The longest siege -- Sarajevo on center stage -- The cast of characters -- Front stage and backstage: formal and informal roles -- Conflict narratives -- Criminalized conflict narratives -- Preview -- Imposing the siege -- The road to siege warfare -- The start of the siege and the criminally aided defense -- The international response -- Sustaining the siege -- Diverting and manipulating humanitarian aid -- Exploiting the privileges of mobility and access -- The UN-controlled airport as smuggling hub -- Tunneling under the siege: lifeline and profit center-- Trading with the enemy -- The media and its dependence on the black market -- The money letter smuggling system -- The smugglers' markets and cigarettes as currency -- The siege within -- Criminal defenders as predators -- Political corruption, abuse, and opportunism -- Obstructing access to water -- Lifting the siege -- Front stage: triggering NATO air strikes -- Backstage: shifting the military balance by evading the UN Arms Embargo -- Aftermath -- The criminalized aftermath of war -- The criminalized new elite -- Sarajevo as transit point for migrant smuggling -- Sex trafficking and peacekeeping -- The Arizona market: peace through illicit trade? -- Extensions -- Srebrenica -- Leningrad -- Grozny -- Falluja -- Revisiting Sarajevo -- Lessons from Sarajevo.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9780801443558
    0801443555 (cloth : alk. paper)
    Additional Form
    Electronic version(s) available internally at USHMM.
    Physical Description
    xv, 208 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

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