International Affairs
1 June 2011 , Number 8

On August 4, 1995, Croatian forces launched Operation Storm, a military action to gain control of the land occupied by Serb forces. The operation displaced some 200,000 Serbs from Croatia's Krajina region, but concluded the Croatian war, which started in 1991. Serbian public opinion has long maintained that this event constitutes genocide, and Storm became symbolic in Serbian politics, being held up as an emblem of perceived injustices against Serbs.

Authors

Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik

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