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Countries on both sides of the Atlantic, however, overlooked the underlying political problems dividing Yugoslavia. Without a preponderance of outside military force to compel the parties to adopt a ceasefire, ethnic differences pulled them apart. Another problem for the West was the Cold War lens through which the allies had viewed Yugoslavia. Because Tito had pulled out of the Soviet orbit, NATO members tended to perceive Yugoslavia in a favorable light, without regard to the ethnic divisions.
Although the United States wanted to maintain the unity of Yugoslavia, Washington also desired to avert war. At issue, however, was the priority between these two objectives. Not only did Washington lack an agenda, NATO was also without a clear order of priorities. By wavering between a preference for unity and a desire to avoid war, the West passed up the opportunity to deter warfare. In addition to a lack of ordered preferences, the Yugoslav conflict required sustained attention at the highest levels of authority.
They saw what they wanted see: Yugoslavia might not disintegrate because it had been friendly to the West and antagonistic toward the Soviet Union. In addition to history and desire, three specific factors caused Western leaders to misperceive developments in Yugoslavia: a lack of intelligence, an overemphasis on Belgrade relative to Sarajevo and Zagreb, and the view of Yugoslavia as a single economic unit. The West’s lack of clear intelligence about the events in Yugoslavia was a major impediment to policymaking.