...........Even the mainstream media admits European bosses and in particular German ones played a prominent role in encouraging the break up of Yugoslavia.Until June of 1991 both Britain and the US blocked recognition of any secession from Yugoslavia. Intervention in Croatia offers the promise of rehabilating a more aggressive strain of German imperialism, which has been forced to lie dormant since the second world war.During the late 1960’ and in 1979, ultra right fascism began to re-surface in Croatia, showing the same World War II fascist face of nationalism and the requirement that a nation state must be racially pure. This was the first attempt anywhere in Europe to resurrect German National Socialism following the fall of the Third Reich in 1944. During World War II, Croatia had been a pro-Nazi state led by Ante Pavelic and his fascist Ustasha Party. Following the Nazi example, the Independent State of Croatia established extermination camps and perpetrated an atrocious genocide killing over 750.000 Serbs, Jews and Gypsies. This holocaust set the historical and political backdrop for the civil war that broke out fifty years later in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina and that accompanied the break-up of Yugoslavia in 1991-1992. In 1991, the new Croat government, led by Franjo Tudjman, seemed to be reviving fascism, even using the old Ustasha flag, and also enacted discriminatory laws targeting Orthodox Serbs.President Tujman introduced a new Croatian constitution which defined Croatia as the national state of the Croatian people and others, pointedly relegating the Serbs, Jews, Gypsies,…to second class status. This was an exact repeat of what had happened in 1941 when nazi Germany invaded Yugoslavia and set up Croatia as the national state of the Croatian people and others.Germany was the first to recognize the independent states of Slovenia and Croatia, pressuring its Western allies to follow suit. Germany forced through EC recognition of B-H on April 6, 1992, the very anniversary of German’s invasion of Yugoslavia in 1941. This was done against all the advice and warnings of the conflict that would occur in B-H from knowledgeable statesman, including Lord Carrington who resigned his post as EC Peace Negotiator. Just a few hours after Germany’s recognition of B-H, the US took the same step on April 7. The next day, on April 8, the Muslim-Croat dominated Bosnian Government announced the immediate formation of a single national militia (army) under the control of the Minister of the Interior, a radical Muslim. In response, the Bosnian Serb Deputies declared an Independent Serbian Republic (Republic Srpska) on April 7/8, 1992, declaring the 34 percent Serb population had as much right to self-determination as the Bosnian Muslims and Croats, particularly since the Serbs in Bosnia held legal title to at least 65 percent of the land.Germany influenced Izetbegovic to go for war rather than a peaceful solution. The BND [Germany’s foreign intelligence service] was preparing the dissolution of Yugoslavia before the 1990s. The Germans wanted to take revenge on Yugoslavia for its involvement in World Wars I and II on the side of the antiGerman coalition; to support their allies in Slovenia and Croatia as well as the Bosnian Muslims; and to secure strategic access for themselves through Slovenia and Croatia to the Adriatic Sea, as it had a preference for a group of small countries in the European Union instead of a big one. Lord Carrington, the former chairman of the peace conference on Yugoslavia, said that the actions of the American, German and certain other European governments “made it sure there was going to be a conflict” in that region. ....... The newly united Germany used it to flex its newly acquired muscle, and redirect all its frustrations from decades of Nazi guilt onto a historical enemy. By labeling the Serbs as modern-day Nazis, Bonn and Berlin whitewashed their own history.Yugoslavia was also where the Empire fully embraced the notion of perception management and reality manipulation. It was the first war in which cameras were more important than cannons. Propaganda leveraged weakness into victimhood. Atrocity porn did the rest. By 1999, German soldiers once again went abroad to wage war, and the Luftwaffe was bombing again. First time after the WWII, a German officer gave order to his soldiers to shoot someone outside Germany, in south Serbia, Kosovo and Metohija.German KFOR was coldly murdered two Serbian civilians in front of camera: Sublieuenant David Ferk will be remembered as first German soldier who shoot and killed, after 9th may 1945… :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mm82 Germany has resumed its former leading military role in Europe.History repeats itself?
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