Category: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Working for democracy, making democracy work

     

Andrew Card, Chairman of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), honored the late Senator John McCain with a posthumous presentation of NED’s Democracy Service Medal at the International Republican Institute’s… Read more »

Anti-government protests in Montenegro, Serbia and Albania prompt talk of ‘Balkan Spring’

     

It all started with a video posted on social media: a secret recording from 2016 that appears to show a well-known local tycoon hand over an envelope containing bundles of cash… Read more »

‘Ordinary Heroes’: post-conflict reconciliation in Bosnia-Herzegovina

     

A huge fireworks display and subsequent cultural-entertainment program in Sarajevo attended by dozens of Bosnian officials, were a subtle sign of Beijing’s growing imprint on the region, RFE/RL’s Alan Crosby… Read more »

Rethinking approaches to Bosnia and Herzegovina

     

More than two decades ago, the peace process in Dayton ended the bloodiest conflict in Europe since World War II and created what some consider to be the most complicated… Read more »

‘ReGeneration’ in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

     

In the wake of the Bosnian War that dominated headlines in the early 1990s, tensions still reverberate among Bosnia and Herzegovina’s three main ethnic groups. As part of a broader… Read more »

Elections in MENA and the Western Balkans: what impact?

     

The Transatlantic Leadership Network (TLN) is a new think-and-do tank organized and registered as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization in Washington, D.C. The network will engage international scholars, government officials, parliamentarians,… Read more »

Lessons Learned: How West’s vulnerabilities facilitate Russian influence ops

     

Despite the evidence that Russia is trying to interfere in the U.S. midterm elections, are concerned about the administration’s alarming silence about what Moscow’s trolls and hackers are up to,… Read more »

Bosnia-Herzegovina’s citizens vulnerable to outside influence

     

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s citizens are deeply pessimistic and vulnerable to external influence, according to a new national poll by the International Republican Institute’s Center for Insights in Survey Research. Some… Read more »

West Side Story: resolving Serbia-Kosovo line could end Balkans impasse

     

A correction of the de facto border – or “administrative line” – between Serbia and Kosovo could be the precursor to a comprehensive agreement on Serbia’s border disputes with Bosnia… Read more »

Russia looks to Balkans as a battlefield in ‘political war’ with the West

     

With migration, Russian aggressiveness and Brexit, the European Union is taking the western Balkans seriously again, the New York Times reports: The bloc’s strategy for the Western Balkans, published in February,… Read more »