Can Bosnia's Peace Survive?

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U-TURN: Dodik, a former moderate, hints Bosnia's Serb Republic may try to secede

As Bosnian Serb politicians go, Milorad Dodik was considered one of the good guys. The former businessman took over the job of Prime Minister of the Bosnian Serb Republic in Banja Luka shortly after the end of the Bosnian war in 1995, helping to purge the local government of cronies of the wartime leader Radovan Karadzic. He battled [an error occurred while processing this directive] corruption and helped international investigators send indicted war criminals to the Hague. But these days, Dodik sounds like a changed man.

In the past two months he has questioned the underlying agreement that...

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