According to the popular interpretation of recent events, most Serbs think of Ratko Mladić as a war hero, and do not believe that the Srebrenica massacre happened. Or do they?
For many years, the whole of Serbia has fallen into the trap of being defined by the deficiencies of its leaders. This has especially been the case with war crimes: analysts, academics and journalists have often assumed that Serbia as a whole is failing to confront its past and is in denial of the atrocities committed.
In fact, many Serbs have welcomed the arrest because they believe (and have done for a long time) that Mladić is responsible for the siege of Sarajevo and the Srebrenica massacre.… Seguir leyendo »