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Ratko Vladic and the pandora’s box of the Bosnian war

Posted by seumasach on June 7, 2011


6th June, 2011

General Ratko Mladic’s arrest and his extradition to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia were prerequisites for Serbia’s membership in the European Union. This has now been done. As expected, the western media have tagged the defendant as the “Butcher of Bosnia” and piled on as many charges against him as possible, thereby masking NATO’s role in Yugoslavia. But there can be no reconciliation without truth, which, as Slobodan Despot observes, is far more complex than the Manichean account given.

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