Bosnia: Dayton is Dead! Long Live Dayton!

  title={Bosnia: Dayton is Dead! Long Live Dayton!},
  author={Roberto Belloni},
  journal={Nationalism and Ethnic Politics},
  pages={355 - 375}
  • R. Belloni
  • Published 11 December 2009
  • Political Science
  • Nationalism and Ethnic Politics
The process of implementation of the Dayton Peace Agreement in Bosnia has come to a halt. Particularly since 2006, nationalist rhetoric has increased, political, economic, and social reforms have stalled, and some analysts warn that the country might be sliding towards collapse. This article traces the roots of the current crisis in the 2006 failed constitutional reform attempt, which has highlighted the precarious state of the Bosnian political situation and, more broadly, in the limited… 

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