Rid of Violence, a Reforming Bosnia Emerges as a Model
With international assistance, once conflict-ridden countries can build governance and successfully join the interconnected world
YaleGlobal, 12 June 2008
|Hello, EU: Bosnia’s planned integration with the EU has set the country on a path of good governance|
SREBRENICA: Almost 13 years after the United States forced peace upon the war-torn Balkan country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, this once-failed state has taken its first official step towards becoming a modern European nation.
The Bosnian story restores integrity to the West’s global democratic mission that now faces a dual challenge, first because of the violence it unleashed in Iraq and second from the argument promoted by Russia and China that autocratic systems deliver more to the developing world than democracy does…….