Bosnia-Herzegovina: State Collapse Threatens

Fifteen years after the Dayton Peace Accords ended the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, political tensions have reached a level where the collapse of the state is a real risk. Serb threats to cut loose are intensifying; the cost of running the oversized and reform-resistant government sector is reaching breaking point. As the country prepares for parliamentary and presidential elections on October 3, the international community finds itself with little power to enforce the Dayton peace.

The World Today Published 1 October 2010 Updated 14 October 2020 3 minute READ

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