Inside Milosevic's Propaganda Machine

How can Serbs support Slobodan Milosevic after what he has done in Kosovo?" Westerners often ask. The truth is many Serbs just don't know the facts. Their ignorance is symptomatic of life in Serbia, where appearance and reality are carefully managed by Milosevic's propaganda machine. And though some Serbs have access to CNN and the Internet, it's still tough for them to get a clear view in a state where Milosevic controls even the weather report.

At all costs Milosevic wants to maintain his fiction that Serbia won the war and Kosovo is not lost. To achieve this illusion, Milosevic has...

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