The Dayton Dilemma

@article{Chivvis2010TheDD,
  title={The Dayton Dilemma},
  author={Christopher S. Chivvis},
  journal={Survival},
  year={2010},
  volume={52},
  pages={47 - 74}
}
Fifteen years after the Dayton Accords, Bosnia is still at peace. In some ways, Bosnia was an easier case than Afghanistan and Iraq, and is a sobering lesson in both the promise and inherent limitations of contemporary military interventions and state-building operations. While the international community proved adept at stopping the violence, generating self-sustaining peace has been much more difficult. Dayton posed an inherent dilemma: on the one hand, the political structures it had… 
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