Joy For Christmas, Progress For The New Year!

Croatia, the War, and the Future

Wishing you all a joyous Christmas and progress in the New 2019 Year. I am blessed with all of your support and grateful for the opportunity to share life with you.

When it comes to Croatia and her path to democracy and well-being I remember the 1995 Christmas wish from Franjo Tudjman, Croatia’s first President. This was the time when Croatia, after winning the terrible war of Serb aggression, was to accelerate efforts into building a real and functional democracy; it was to lustrate the country’s institutions and leadership of communist heritage that suffocate democracy and true freedom. But regretfully this did not happen, not anywhere near the needed levels that cement sovereignty.

For this Christmas I choose to publish Franjo Tudjman’s 1995 Christmas and New 1996 Year’s message because it contains all the elements for thanksgiving that are as relevant today as they were in 1995.

Croats in the…

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