Neven Andjelic

Neven Andjelic

Neven Andjelic is a senior lecturer in international relations and human rights at Regent’s University London and a member of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities at the Council of Europe. He is the author of Bosnia-Herzegovina: The End of a Legacy (Frank Cass, London: 2003).

 

Is Bosnia a Functioning State?

The Dayton Peace Agreement was a wonder for regional security in Europe. It put an end to the most dangerous post-Yugoslav war, and prevented further spreading of armed violence. It has been almost a full nineteen years since its signing, and there has been no serious challenge to either national or regional security in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Architects of the agreement did a brilliant job of institutionally preventing any possibilities of the rearming and organizing of any military or security forces by any of the constituent ethnic groups. The impotence of the state apparatus was shown in...