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People are seen walking on the streets of Sarajevo

Meet the Bosnian Youth Trying to Hold Their Country Together

Postwar Bosnia remains deeply divided. These young people are trying to change that.

A woman wearing a headscarf crouches in a prayer position with her palms raised between two gravestones.
A woman wearing a headscarf crouches in a prayer position with her palms raised between two gravestones.
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss (left) and members of Bosnia and Herzegovina's tripartite Presidency Sefik Dzaferovic (center) and Milorad Dodik (right
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss (left) and members of Bosnia and Herzegovina's tripartite Presidency Sefik Dzaferovic (center) and Milorad Dodik (right

The U.K.’s Bold Bosnia Policy Slaps Down Russian-Backed Separatists

Sarajevo’s hopes of NATO accession are growing as London steps in.

Dodik and Putin shake hands standing in front of their respective flags.
Dodik and Putin shake hands standing in front of their respective flags.

Why NATO Should Worry About the Balkans

Moscow is creating a pretext for further meddling in Bosnia.

Albright and Weston sit side by side at a long table with their right hands raised to vote.
Albright and Weston sit side by side at a long table with their right hands raised to vote.

What Madeleine Albright Taught Me

Albright embodied the good America stood for in the 1990s among my generation of Bosnians.

Refugees from Afghanistan and Pakistan warm themselves by a fire.
Refugees from Afghanistan and Pakistan warm themselves by a fire.

For Migrants in Bosnia, the ‘Game’ Is the Road to a Better Life

Hundreds of migrants brace for winter as they try to cross into the European Union.

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Conflict-Of-Interest-podcast-playlist-social

Using Storytelling to Explain the Yugoslav Wars

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Pedestrians walk past a vandalized mural depicting former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic in Belgrade.
Pedestrians walk past a vandalized mural depicting former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic in Belgrade.

What Germany Can Teach Serbia About Confronting Genocide

Overcoming hateful ideologies is never easy, but it’s much more difficult when denialism and bigotry are actively encouraged from the very top, as is the case in Belgrade. 

Sen. Bob Dole, Sen. Joseph Lieberman; Sven Alkalaj, Bosnian ambassador to the United States, and Sen. John Warner all put their hands together in the center in a gesture demonstrating team success.
Sen. Bob Dole, Sen. Joseph Lieberman; Sven Alkalaj, Bosnian ambassador to the United States, and Sen. John Warner all put their hands together in the center in a gesture demonstrating team success.

How Bob Dole Saved Bosnia on Capitol Hill

Dole’s Bosnia advocacy throughout the 1992-1995 war made him the most consequential Bosnia hawk in Congress.

Dodik and Putin shake hands standing in front of their respective flags.
Dodik and Putin shake hands standing in front of their respective flags.

What Russia Really Wants in the Balkans

The Kremlin is destabilizing Bosnia and Herzegovina in pursuit of broader strategic goals.

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