This captivate documentary covers the struggles of the Yugoslavian people during the collapse of their country, and the subsequent wars to finally find hope with the signing of the Final Peace Accords.
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Aleksandar Vasiljevic ...
Naser Oric ...
Milan Kucan ...
Andrija Raseta ...
Petar Gracanin ...
José María Mendiluce ...
Janez Jansa ...
Milan Martic ...
Vojislav Seselj ...
Philippe Morillon ...
Milan Aksentijevic ...
Branko Kostic ...
Branko Mamula ...
Sefer Halilovic ...
Momcilo Krajisnik ...
Peter Carrington ...
Vasil Tupurkovski ...
Peter Galbraith ...
Zivota Panic ...
Haris Silajdzic ...
Ejup Ganic ...
Ivan Stambolic ...
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Larry Hollingsworth ...
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Miroslav Solevic ...
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Milan Babic ...
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Milutin Kukanjac ...
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Mustrafa Hajrulahovic ...
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Murat Efendic ...
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Perica Juric ...
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Rasim Delic ...
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Igor Bavcar ...
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David Hannay ...
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Dusan Mitevic ...
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Alexander Vershbow ...
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Diego Arria ...
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Mira Markovic ...
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Ilijaz Pilav ...
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Gianni De Michelis ...
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Azem Vllasi ...
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Zulfo Salihovic ...
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Malcolm Rifkind ...
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David Owen ...
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Martin Spegelj ...
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Anthony Lake ...
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Raif Dizdarevic ...
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Warren Zimmerman ...
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This captivate documentary covers the struggles of the Yugoslavian people during the collapse of their country, and the subsequent wars to finally find hope with the signing of the Final Peace Accords.

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Most insightful documentary I have ever saw
28 September 2007 | by See all my reviews

This documentary is great. It gave me insight into things I never knew, even though I live in the region (Slovenia). I have seen the war and the first helicopter was shot down in front of my very eyes. I have participated in the war by working on the local radio station, informing the public on the events in real time around the clock, my grandfather and father were in the Yugoslav army, and my grandparents are Serbs from Belgrade. So I guess I can say I have some insight in the matter.

It is absolutely untrue and unfair to say that this documentary was "written by the winners". Calling the genocide at Srebrenica an error on the UN or NATO part is outright ridiculous. This sentiment of cutting some slack to Serbians (as well as Croatians) on account of UN and NATO not reacting is just the reflection of the anti-west mentality (all capitalists are bad, so they have to be responsible) ever present in these parts.

It is hard to say what constitutes a legitimate threat to the security of the region (trigger for NATO action). Should NATO attack England on account of having issues in Ireland or Turkey for its treatment of the Kurds? Or should UN secure the borders of Catalonia, Padania or Basque country? It's not something you just get into without a really serious reason. But growing new fascistic regime in the region is a legitimate threat and something Europeans remember bitterly. This is why Europeans were reluctant to act. Last thing we need is another wave of Red Brigades in Europe.

All original materials for the documentary (full transcripts and so on) are publicly available (for research purposes) at King's College London (http://www.kcl.ac.uk/lhcma/cats/yugoslavia/xd20-0.htm), so any implication that this was some western plot to rewrite history in ridiculous.

So, if you are interested in the matter, this documentary is as good as it gets. No Michael Moorish one-sided human interest stories with sad endings. I's about background and political games of the people that actually made it happen, and others that made it stop.


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