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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Selected pages Title Page. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Arms purchased by Iran and Turkey with the financial backing of Saudi Arabia made their way by night from the Middle East. Mossad was especially active and tye a deal with the Bosnian Serbs at Pale involving a substantial supply of artillery shells and mortar bombs. We can notify ln when this item is back in stock. Other books in this series.

In the s Washington’s secret services had assisted Saddam Hussein in his war against Iran. The German secret services were fully aware of the trade. References to this book Wie der Dschihad nach Europa kam: This conclusion reached by the Netherlands Institute for War Documentation forms the basis for this book. Pentagon operations in Bosnia bosia delivered their own “blowback”. Then, inthe US fought him in the Gulf. The Best Books of The broader lessons of the intelligence report on Srebrenica are clear.

But they are not being properly applied. History Of The Americas. When these shipments were noticed, Wiebbes pressured UNPROFOR to rewrite reports, and when Norwegian officials protested about the flights, they were aand threatened into silence. Conversely, the UN and the Dutch government were intelligenxe 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.


One of its many volumes is devoted to clandestine activities during the Bosnian war of the early s. Or was it an intelligence failure? For five years, Professor Cees Wiebes of Amsterdam University has had unrestricted access to Dutch intelligence files and has stalked the corridors of secret service headquarters in western capitals, as well as in Bosnia, asking questions.

Secret intelligence techniques can be war-winning and life-saving. The CIA learned that the Iranians had targeted him for liquidation and quickly withdrew him.

Account Ceed Sign in. Light weapons are the familiar currency of secret services seeking to influence such conflicts.

The Croats themselves also obtained massive quantities of illegal weapons from Germany, Belgium and Inteloigence – again in contravention of the UN arms embargo. Weapons flown in during the spring of were to turn up only a fortnight later in the besieged and demilitarised enclave at Srebrenica.

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Initially aircraft from Iran Air were used, but as the volume increased they were joined by a mysterious fleet of black C Hercules aircraft. This book examines these questions presenting in as much detail as possible the intelligence collected by the Western services in Bosnia.

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 We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. In return they secured safe passage for the Jewish population out of the besieged town of Sarajevo.

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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. Intelligence and bosnla War in Bosnia, Volume 1 of Studies in intelligence history. But the secret services of some states – including Israel and Iran – continue to be a major source of covert supply, pouring petrol on the flames of already bitter conflicts. The CIA’s main opponents in Bosnia were now the mojahedin fighters and their Iranian trainers – whom the Pentagon had been helping to supply months earlier.


This was arranged by the clandestine agencies of the US, Turkey and Iran, together with a range of radical Islamist groups, including Afghan mojahedin and the teh Hizbullah.

The official Dutch inquiry into the Srebrenica massacre, released last week, contains one of the most sensational reports on western intelligence ever published.

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Claims were made that Western intelligence agencies had spectacular foreknowledge about the attack. Removing wwr weapons from a conflict can be crucial to drawing it down. It includes remarkable material on covert operations, signals interception, human agents and double-crossing by dozens of agencies in one of dirtiest wars of the new world disorder. Popular passages Page 3 – Images of the Enemy: His ‘The Hidden Hand: Wie der Dschihad nach Europa kam: Page v – Spies of the Kaiser: By these groups, many supported by Iran and Saudi Arabia, were anxious qiebes help Bosnian Muslims fighting in the former Yugoslavia and called in their debts with the Americans.

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.

Mojahedin fighters were also flown in, but they were reserved as shock troops for especially hazardous operations. Those who were able to deploy intelligence power, including the Americans and their enemies, the Bosnian Serbs, were both able to get their way.

This was a deliberate bosnis to cleanse Bosnia of Iranian-run training camps. 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.