An ambiguous journey: Ante Ciliga (1898-1992) - Philippe Bourrinet

Ante Ciliga
Ante Ciliga

This is a well-researched obituary of Ante Ciliga, the Yugoslav communist who wrote the wonderful book about the Soviet Union - The Russian Enigma in English, Au Pays du grand mensonge in French.

Submitted by Dan Radnika on July 17, 2012

As this text reveals, however, Ciliga's politics took a dubious turn after WWII - he became a fervent, and even CIA-funded, Croatian nationalist. But, as the document suggests, perhaps Ciliga was always a rather ambiguous figure, with his nationalist and internationalist sentiments always in tension with each other?


Ciliga_obit.pdf (252.2 KB)