The debates of the left on Yugoslavia

Four major tendencies are introduced concerning the causes of the Balkan war, and the judgment about the participants of the conflict. All these approaches have their weaknesses, although all they are able to grasp some important elements of reality. Rethinking of the situation on the Balkans requires not simply an assessment of the former Yugoslav republics, but also a general overview of the role of international institutions, and the so-called New World Orde.