Croatia is headed toward another war. The Balkans - again - will explode with violence. It is only a matter of time. And the so-called "international community" has been pivotal in stoking the flames of ethnic conflict.
"Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World" (W.W. Norton and Co.), by Tina Rosenberg: When Tina Rosenberg told people she was writing a book on peer pressure, they assumed the worst. After all, wasn't peer pressure often cited as the cause of bad behavior?
"The Tiger's Wife" (Random House), by Tea Obreht: In Tea Obreht's powerful debut novel, "The Tiger's Wife," the names have been changed to protect the innocent, and plenty of the guilty as well.
Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik said Sunday that Bosnia-Herzegovina is "falling apart" and warned that Serbs would not accept further decentralization needed for it to progress toward EU membership.
The prosecutor of the U.N.-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri will issue his first indictment very soon, the court's new leader said Thursday.
Taboos are falling fast in Serbia.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday wrapped up a two-day visit to the Balkans in Kosovo, where she reaffirmed U.S. support for the one-time Serbian province's independence and territorial integrity.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pressed Serbian President Boris Tadic on Tuesday to open talks with Serbia's former province of Kosovo, more than a decade after NATO launched airstrikes on Serbia to halt violence against Kosovo's ethnic Albanians.
With the top candidates fiercely at odds over Bosnia's future, voters cast ballots Sunday in elections likely to further entrench their nation's ethnic divisions and threaten possible entry into the European Union.