Homeland Calling: Exile Patriotism and the Balkan Wars
In all of the attempts to make sense of the wars in former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, one crucial factor has always been overlooked: the decisive roles played by exile groups and émigré communities in fanning the flames of nationalism and territorial ambition. Based in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and South America, these groups helped provide the ideologies, the leadership, the money, and in many cases, the military hardware that fueled the violent conflicts.
Paul travelled across several continents and interviewed scores of key figures. In Homeland Calling, Paul investigates the borderless international networks that diaspora organizations rely on to export political agendas back to their native homelands, agendas that undermined the foreign policies of their adopted countries.