A medieval fortress on the banks of the Danube in Serbia
sits in direct contrast with this photo of a modern mall in Vukovar, Croatia, a town whose recent destruction is documented in some photos posted a few days ago.
The world we traveled through remains a puzzle. When I finish my second draft of my book at the end of August, I hope to crack open the book, Fool's Crusade: Yugoslavia, NATO and Western Delusions by Diana Johnstone. We shared a wonderful meal with the author in Paris, and I was quite taken with the history and theories she put forth. It might be useful to share the book with my students in my Art in a Time of War class.