Diplomatic jargon obstructs understanding of problems to be overcome and construction of the means of overcoming them.
The fraying status quo in the region gives Islamists an opportunity to broaden and deepen their influence.
The last thing the region needs is more “attention” from the European Union.
What about one inclusive people that welcomes differences while looking for similarities? Who stands in the way?
Bakir Izetbegovic should make public any new evidence he has relating to his appeal of Serbia’s acquittal regarding the 1995 Srebrenica Genocide. In detail. Now.
Given Brexit and Trump, the relationship between Putin and Merkel increasingly will provide the fulcrum of Balkan – and European – security.
Hate speech and discrimination are common in Bosnia-Herzegovina – jeopardising the progress it has made in overcoming prejudice. But NGOs and individuals are fighting back.
In the Balkans, the impermanence of borders and states and entrenched social and economic informality work against academic and official theories of formal institution building.