A Serbian leader of the late twentieth century. After communism collapsed in Yugoslavia, Milosevic forcibly removed ethnic minorities, including Croatians, Muslims in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Albanians in Kosovo. His often brutal methods gave rise to the term ethnic cleansing.
His grip on power weakened during the Kosovo War, and in 2000 he was driven from office by Serbs, who were angered by the corruption of his government, the costly failure of his policies, and his attempt to rig his reelection to office. Soon after, he went on trial for war crimes before an international tribunal in The Hague.
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Not a single American soldier was lost in combat, and eventually, as a result, Milosevic was toppled and tried for war crimes.An Open Letter to President Obama: Syria Is Not Our War|Christopher Dickey|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Serbian activists taped a photo of Milosevic to a barrel and left it next to a metal pipe in the middle of town.
Finally, he told Serbian President Slobodan Milošević that the peace talks would be halted until my release.Richard Holbrooke's Last Mission in Afghanistan by David Rohde|David Rohde|November 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Milosevic died of a heart attack in The Hague in 2006 while being tried for crimes against humanity.
Tomlinson testified that MI6 had devised a similar “plot” to kill the Serb leader, Slobodan Milosevic, in 1992.
Because they really had no more effective channel of communication to Milosevic.
And while Milosevic may have won this battle – he may, indeed, have lost the war.
It agreed, in other words, to do Milosevic's bidding and dirty work.
In conducting these discussions, Milosevic's aim is two-fold.
Milosevic was freely elected by a majority wider than Clinton's.