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Bosnia / Civil War / Gorazde / War, Diplomacy and Policy #356123

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 16, 1994
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Vitez: Mark Phillips) Downing of a British NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) jet by the Serbian forces that are about to overrun the Moslem enclave of Gorazde, Bosnia, featured; scenes of the city under siege while the military and diplomatic actions of the day are reviewed. [UN spokesman Major Rob ANNINK - gives the ultimatum; describes the incident in which a Harrier crashes after being shot down by a missile.] [Bosnian prime minister Haris SILAJDZIC - says the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) ultimatum around Sarajevo has been broken.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer; Vitez: Mark Phillips) United Nations announcement that it is considering withdrawing all troops from Bosnia due to the intransigence of the Serb forces and later United Nations pronouncements about hostages and a cease-fire discussed.

(White House: Randall Pinkston) Position of President Clinton's administration on Bosnian policy featured; his meeting with security advisers about the matter noted.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Stewart) The failure of the administration's attempts to get all the Bosnia sides to the bargaining table examined. [Former United Nations ambassador Jeane KIRKPATRICK, Representative Lee HAMILTON, former United States arms negotiator Max KAMPELMAN - analyze what is happening in Bosnia.] The lack of options for the administration now that force has not impressed the Serbs reviewed.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Interview held with military analyst retired General George Crist. [CRIST - says the Serbs used shoulder-held surface-to-air missiles against the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) planes; points out that only air strikes can keep the Serbs out of Gorazde, which they want for strategic reasons.]

Phillips, Mark;
Pinkston, Randall;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stewart, Jim

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