Frano Stojic

Lieutenant Colonel Frano Stojic teaches Hybrid Operations in the Department of Tactics at the Croatian Military Academy in Zagreb, Croatia. He was also a lecturer in the Department of Military Arts, where he covered international operations, joint operational planning, insurgencies and counterinsurgencies, and computer assisted exercises. He has enjoyed an almost 25 year military career and served as a National Contingent Commander in Afghanistan (2003/04). Currently, he has been working on two books (Insurgency and Counterinsurgency and Hybrid warfare) and is a doctor candidate in Croatology at the Canter for Croatian Studies of the University of Zagreb.

Many political analysts and historians referred to the war as one for independence or as a civil war. This characterization is incomplete and contributes to numerous misconceptions about the...