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Bosnia’s Milorad Dodik and His Enablers

But the day-to-day headlines obscure a bigger, simpler truth.

Dodik remains a threat to the central feature of the Dayton Peace Accords - peace in Bosnia, and thus the whole of the Western Balkans - because for a decade and a half he has faced virtually no meaningful consequence for his increasingly extremist positions.

Inaction should shame Europe

Bosnia’s ‘Second Collapse’ is Starting to Look Inevitable

However, this analysis misses the broader strategic picture - that the external scaffolding supporting the Bosnian state has all but collapsed, creating circumstances in which the RS can break away from Bosnia.

Battle of wills that began at Dayton:

Signing the Dayton Agreement. Photo: Wikimedia commons/NATO

"A significant and powerful European country requested from Pristina to impose fees"

According to Vucic, the dialogue was moving towards a compromise solution.
"It was done to say that Serbia was going out of dialogue and that any plan for Serbia to gain something would be overthrown", Vucic explained on TV Happy show "Cyrillic" last night.

Dodik’s Tantrum Politics Risks Pushing Bosnia Into Chaos

Pre-election fever was in the air of the Balkans too, as politicians in Bosnia, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia geared up for elections taking place over the year.

As tough and unpopular economic and social reforms hung Bosnia's politicians like a Sword of Damocles, they jealously watched Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo stealing attention with their respective crises.