Border Incidents on Ottoman – Montenegrin Border (1908–1912) Cover Image

Инциденти на црногорско-османској граници (1908–1912)
Border Incidents on Ottoman – Montenegrin Border (1908–1912)

Author(s): Milan Šćekić
Subject(s): Military history, Political history, International relations/trade, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), The Ottoman Empire, Peace and Conflict Studies
Published by: Institut za strategijska istraživanja
Keywords: incidents; borders; Montenegrin army; Ottoman army; Montenegro; Ottoman Empire; conflicts; 1908-1912;

Summary/Abstract: The situation in Montenegro and the Ottoman border, since its establishment 1878 year until the revolutionary changes in the Ottoman Empire 1908 year, marked by a large number of incidents in which the number of killed and wounded subjects of both nations was not an insignificant. The causes of the conflicts were different in nature, but the main was that, as in certain sectors (particularly by Rugova and Plavgusinjskom end) there was no safe limit that would guarantee peace for fans of both nations. Conditions on the border have not changed for the better the advent of the Young Turks to power in the 1908 year, although the first few months of taking power, the Montenegrin-Ottoman border have been no serious incidents. However, since the summer 1909 year until the beginning of the war in the Balkans 1912. year, they will be played out almost daily. This was favored irregular situation in the Ottoman Empire and the presence of a large number of Albanian and Serbian immigrant who took refuge in Montenegro, the last of which were stationed along the border, where they are often attacked the Ottoman army and police. But after returning to the greatest number of emigrant their homes during the second half of 1911. Unrest at the border are not stopped, it became apparent that the war was the only solution.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 137-165
  • Page Count: 29
  • Language: Serbian