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Don't Overlook the Looming Balkans Crisis

Milorad Dodik, the Serb member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is leveraging nationalist sentiments to make a move towards succession. Will it spark a new conflict?
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Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine is dominating headlines, but another crisis looms in Eastern Europe: the Balkans. Bosnia and Herzegovina experts Jasmin Mujanović and Patrice McMahon join Deep Dish to explain why the risk of conflict is so high and how Europe and the United States can help ensure more than a decade of peace continues.  

About the Experts
Political analyst, researcher, and co-host of Sarajevo Calling
Jasmin
Jasmin Mujanović is a political scientist specializing in the politics of post-authoritarian and post-conflict democratization. He is co-host of the Southeast European affairs podcast called “Sarajevo Calling” and the author of “Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans.”
Jasmin
Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Patrice McMahon
Patrice is a Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who's research focuses on humanitarian affairs, peacebuilding, nongovernmental organizations, and US foreign policy. Her most recent book is called “The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond.”
Patrice McMahon
Vice President, Studies
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the Council's weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.

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