The war in the former Yugoslavia has been over for a quarter of a century, but the Jasenovac conspiracy of silence, or of extreme “discretion” if one prefers, continues.
Eric Zuesse writes about the role ideology actually played in World War II, the Cold War, and plays in today’s world.
Once an underground network of fascist ideologues shunned by the Ukrainian Canadian community for “criminal ideas,” Canada’s ultra-nationalist Bandera lobby is today a major political player. It recently rubbed shoulders with former PM Stephen Harper and top contenders for the leadership of his Conservative Party.
Zelensky is playing with fire by cozying up to rightwing nationalists at home and abroad, Daniel Lazare writes.