by Joe Djordjevski
Nationalist forces in both Bulgaria and North Macedonia want to use historians to reach a definitive conclusion to debates over the territory's ethnic and national identity. But from the collapse of the Ottoman Empire to the fall of Communism, those questions have been complex, difficult, and ambiguous.
SOURCE: New York Times
Franjo Tudjman, whose post-Yugoslavia brand of ethnonationalism has been harshly criticized, remains a favorite of the Croatian right. It's unclear how casting Kevin Spacey to play him will help polish his image, however.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Barbara F. Walter
Anocracies combine the superficial trappings of democracy, like elections, with the suppression of civil liberties and the press and the hardening of factions in place of a common civic culture. By some measures, the US is now an anocracy, like Yugoslavia in the early 1990s.
by Abrana Xharra and Alon Ben-Meir
And how it's impeding European Union membership.
Le Monde report says he accused confused leaders of starting Yugoslav wars.
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