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Hoare on WWII Serbia

In my experience, many who are prejudiced against Croatia have been brought up with assumptions about World War II that have no basis in fact.  One of the most important ways to counter this is to proclaim the truth about Croatia’s experience of the war, to counter the Communist propaganda about key figures such as Blessed Cardinal Stepinac with objective scholarship using primary sources.  Another no less important endeavour is to tell the truth about Serbia and demolish the myths that modern Serbians have drawn upon in an attempt to diminish their culpability in the 1990s conflict in the former Yugoslavia.  This succinct 2005 essay by Marko Attila Hoare is an excellent introduction to this latter topic and deserves to be widely read (as does his blog Greater Surbiton).

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