On July 11, the Bosnian Serbs captured the enclave Srebrenica. Thousands were executed. Claims were made that Western intelligence agencies had. , C. Wiebes and others published Intelligence and the war in Bosnia – The role of the intelligence and security services } Cees Wiebes. Get this from a library! Intelligence and the war in Bosnia, [Cees Wiebes] — “This book tries to answer these questions presenting in as much detail.

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By these groups, many supported by Iran and Saudi Arabia, were anxious to help Bosnian Muslims fighting in the former Yugoslavia and called in their debts with the Americans. Both the CIA and British SIS had a more sophisticated perspective on the conflict than the Pentagon, insisting that no side had clean hands and arguing for caution. The report stresses that the US was “very closely involved” in the wiebez.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. But was this true? This was a deliberate attempt to cleanse Bosnia of Iranian-run training camps. The author was granted full access to the top-secret archives of the Dutch services and the still classified UN archives.

The report stresses that this entire trade was clearly illicit. History Of The Americas.

Intelligence and the War in Bosnia : 1992-1995

Intelligence and the War in Bosnia, Volume 1 of Studies in intelligence history. The result was a vast secret cese of weapons smuggling though Croatia. Foreign intelligence services gave him confidential briefings. This conclusion reached by the Netherlands Institute for War Documentation forms the basis for this book.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Bill Clinton and the Pentagon were keen to be seen as creditworthy and repaid in the form of an Iran-Contra style operation – in flagrant violation of the UN security council arms embargo against all combatants in the former Yugoslavia.


But they are not being properly applied. In return they secured safe passage for the Jewish population out of the besieged town of Sarajevo. Rather adn the CIA, the Pentagon’s own secret service was the hidden force behind these operations. James Woolsey, director of the CIA until Mayhad increasingly found himself out of step with the Clinton White House over his reluctance to develop close relations with the Islamists.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Description A combination of humanitarian motivation and political ambitions led the Dutch cabinet to make an air mobile battalion available for a United Nations mission in Bosnia in By playing down the possible risks, the Dutch cabinet was largely responsible for what proved to be an ill-conceived intelligence failure.

Other books in this series. The German secret services were fully aware of the trade. This book examines inn questions presenting in as much detail as possible the intelligence collected by the Western services in Bosnia. Later, in the Dayton Accords of Novemberthe stipulation appeared that all foreign forces be withdrawn.

Officials have been staggered by its findings and the Dutch government has resigned. Intelligence and the War in Bosnia: Iranian and Afghan veterans’ training camps had also been identified in Bosnia.

Secret intelligence techniques can be war-winning and life-saving. In the s Washington’s secret services had assisted Saddam Hussein in his war against Iran. The sentiments were reciprocated.

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Smidt Limited preview – Conversely, the UN and the Dutch government were “deprived of the means and capacity for obtaining intelligence” for the Srebrenica deployment, helping to explain why they blundered in, and contributed to the terrible events there. The author spoke with more than intelligence officials from various countries. On July 11, the Bosnian Serbs captured the enclave Srebrenica. We can notify you when this item is back in stock.

The CIA learned that the Iranians had targeted him for liquidation and quickly withdrew him. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.


Mojahedin fighters were also flown in, but they were reserved as shock troops for especially hazardous operations. In both Afghanistan and the Gulf, the Pentagon had incurred debts to Islamist groups and their Middle Eastern sponsors. The official Dutch inquiry into the Srebrenica massacre, released last week, contains one of the most sensational reports on western intelligence ever published.

Page v – Spies of the Kaiser: In the spring ofwhen the CIA sent its first head of station to Sarajevo to liaise with Bosnia’s security authorities, the Bosnians tipped off Iranian intelligence. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The Croats themselves also obtained massive quantities of illegal weapons from Germany, Belgium and Argentina – again in contravention of the UN arms embargo. The Best Books of Claims were made that Western intelligence agencies had spectacular foreknowledge about the attack.

America used Islamists to arm the Bosnian Muslims

This gave the Pentagon the ability to manipulate the embargo at will: Selected pages Title Untelligence. References to this book Wie der Dschihad nach Europa kam: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Page 1 – Jehuda L. One of its many volumes is devoted to clandestine activities during the Bosnian war of the early s.

Account Options Sign in. Arms purchased by Iran and Turkey with the financial backing of Saudi Arabia made their way by night from the Middle East.