Tag Archives: Balkans

From Hubris to Nemesis: Aleksandar Vucic and the 1 of 5 Million Protests in Serbia.

The 1 of 5 Million protests in Serbia are symptomatic of a wider social catastrophe in the Balkans brought about by its reincorporation into the third world Continue reading

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On the Ratko Mladic Guilty Verdict

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia has found the former commander of the Army of the Republic of Srpska, General Ratko Mladic, guilty of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. I am researching other topics more in … Continue reading

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#Solidarity #Protesti2017 #Protivdiktature

Pretty simple, really. I write to express solidarity with the protesters, largely the young, in Belgrade. I so wish I was there. The same grievances that brought the young to Tahrir Square and Zuccotti Park now brings them to the … Continue reading

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As Social and Political Crises Deepen Post Yugoslav Kleptocracies Stoke Nationalism

Nationalistic rhetoric and recrimination in the former Yugoslavia has not been this bad since the start of the war in the early 1990s. Much like the tacit alliance between Serb and Croat nationalists at Borovo Selo back then the current … Continue reading

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