Since Zlata is too young to understand or be told the reason for the Civil War, what and whom does she blame for the war?

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Zlata is indeed too young to know the precise reasons behind the civil war in Yugoslavia. But she's certainly mature and intelligent enough to know that it's in some way related to the world of politics. And it's politics that she ultimately blames for the bitter, bloody conflict that has caused such immense suffering and loss of life in her country.

In the midst of all this chaos...

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