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Synopsis for JW3 Morning course 6th May

Yugoslavia becomes more volatile 1980-90: Towards Civil War


False views of history

1980 Tito dies

1980-90 Overview

The President of The Presidency, following Tito's death

Trouble begins only a month or so after Tito's death 1980

Slow decline to chaos 1980-83

Things begin to escalate 1984/85

Two men dominate the period 1985 up to war in 1991:

Slobodan Milosevic (Serb; note inflammatory speech in Kosovo in June 1989)

Franjo Tudman (Croat; note Croat nationalist programme)

Misha Glenny paints a dark picture of January 1991



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