Once praised by Madeleine Albright as “a breath of fresh air,” Bosnia’s new president, Milorad Dodik, now threatens a fragile U.S.-brokered peace accord.
- Maxim Edwards
- The Atlantic
SARAJEVO—Few national leaders would call their own country an “impossible state.”
Fewer still would actively advocate for it to be broken up.
Almost none would risk a decades-old peace accord to do so.
And then there is Bosnia’s Milorad Dodik.
“I am a Serb … Bosnia is only my place of employment,” Dodik proclaimed just a day after his inauguration as Bosnia’s head of state.
A Serb nationalist, he…