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The Authoritarian Militarization of the Croats in the 1990s

The Croat ultranationalists (i.e., the followers of the Ustashi movement) called in the 1990s for the full scale of Croatia’s militarization in order to achieve their chauvinistic and racist political goals of the Croat-based ethnically pure independent (a Greater) Croatia […]

Modern-Day Croatia is a Carbon Copy of WWII Nazi-Monstrous Independent State of Croatia

The radical and revisionist messages of far-right Croatian politicians and historians find a sympathetic audience among many members of Croatia’s huge émigré community […]

Balkan ‘Genocides’ are not to be Questioned

The reason Račak is so important to the construction of the mythological narrative in which recent Kosovo history under NATO occupation is enveloped is precisely because it served as a conveniently arranged “humanitarian catastrophe” to justify unleashing the military campaign against Yugoslavia that had already been decided on before that […]

Croatia’s Disrespect for Jasenovac Victims Has a Long Tradition

Jewish and Serb organisations have boycotted the official commemoration at the Jasenovac concentration camp since the Croatian Democratic Union government came to power in 2016 – but disrespect for victims of Croatia’s WWII fascist government didn’t start then […]

The History of Yugoslavia: Srebrenica and the Ratko Mladić Verdict

Bosnia itself is a divided creature barely on political life support. Rather than promoting reconciliation, one of the proclaimed aims of the ICTY’s judgments, the opposite is true. Ed Vuilliamy, who spent much time covering instances of camp brutality and atrocity during the Yugoslav wars insists that Mladić may have lost his case, but won, at least in a part of Bosnia […]