The Canadian Press

1992-08-12 | Yugoslavia-Mackenzie

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Canadian Major General Lewis MacKenzie told his UN bosses that any Western military option, up to and including air attacks on Serb forces in Bosnia-Herzegovina, would cost the UN its peacekeepers. (Mackenzie was the head of the UN forces in Sarajevo for five months. He opened the airport to international relief supplies in early July.)

Date: 1992-08-12
Placeline: United Nations
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 25 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it doesn't take a genius to discover that they're probably the most important hostages that we've seen in a long time they would be taken hostage or two hundred fifty kilometers from the nearest border so if you want to sacrifice you and peacekeeping force that has a limited ability for self defense over a period of about forty eight hours then come on in and take on one side or the other and immediately affiliate the peacekeeping force with the side is doing the attacking >>

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