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I don't think Bosnia is ready for reconciliation, but I do think it is ready for truth.

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I am here because I think it was a terrible sin of the west to allow those years of war.

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I've had much nastier things said about me in the British press than in the Bosnian press.

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The greatest failure is that although we have created institutions, we have not created a civil society.

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We who came here saw what was happening. This was far more than a war in a faraway place. This was a moral imperative, a terrible vision of the future.

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We have to make their livelihoods viable, get them the proper prices for their produce, try and make them stay rather than sell their property and leave again.

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The generous way of putting it is that we were not ready for this. The less generous way is to say: How was it possible to return to the politics of appeasement of the 1930s?

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I am formally accountable to the steering board of the PIC, and I meet with nine ambassadors from the PIC every week. I have to have the capitals' broad agreement with what I do.

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I love this country, I love these people, though I can't say I love their politicians. People are always nicer than politicians, but here, you can mark that difference up a hundredfold.

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Maybe it's legitimate criticism, though it can be hurtful. Maybe I haven't paid sufficient attention to the people with whom I would have a natural affinity as a liberal, and they feel let down by that.

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