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The American Army in the Balkans

strategic alternatives and implications

by Steven Metz

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Published by Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College in [Carlisle Barracks, PA] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Balkan Peninsula
    • Subjects:
    • Balkan Peninsula -- Strategic aspects.,
    • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995.,
    • United States -- Military policy.,
    • United States -- Military relations -- Balkan Peninsula.,
    • Balkan Peninsula -- Military relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSteven Metz.
      ContributionsArmy War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .M47822 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 49 p. :
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3996083M
      ISBN 101584870427
      LC Control Number2001337783
      OCLC/WorldCa46313290

      The Balkan Wars consisted of two conflicts that took place in the Balkan Peninsula in and Four Balkan states defeated the Ottoman Empire in the First Balkan the Second Balkan War, Bulgaria fought against all four original combatants of the first war along with facing a surprise attack from Romania from the conflicts ended catastrophically for the Ottoman Empire. Second Balkan expedition Robert had quickly relieved the siege of Rome and was ready to return to the Balkans in We know very little about the size of his army, but it was probably smaller than the campaign. Again, the Venetians intervened, but this time were defeated by the Norman fleet.

      The American Army in the Balkans: Strategic Alternatives and Implications. Authored by Dr. Steven Metz. January 54 Pages. Brief Synopsis. U.S. strategy in the Balkans and the Army's role.   An American Army division can compr to 20, troops. At the same time, Western military action against the Serbs could broaden .

      The violence following the break-up of the former Yugoslavia has lasted for more than a decade and continues to mark the region. This volume analyses the causes of the conflict and describes its course from the onset of war in Croatia to intervention in Kosovo. The book concentrates on four key transformations: the demise of Yugoslavia and the creation of new states; the importance of.   If it is a military operation, the base would be the Kremlin’s first in Europe outside the former Soviet Union since the collapse of the Warsaw Pact in the early s. The Western analysts say the base — jointly run by the Serbian and Russian governments and located near an airport in the southern Serbian town of Nis — is the Kremlin’s.


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