Dual Mission in Store for Bosnia Stabilization Force

Jun 3, 2014 0 4 By Linda D. Kozaryn American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 1996 – When IFOR’s year-long Bosnia mission ends, SFOR’s mission begins. The turnover Dec. 20 will mark the change from a peace implementation force of about 60,000 to a smaller stabilization force of about 31,000. NATO’s new stabilization force,…

Kosovo between Stagnation and Transformation

CSS Analyses in Security Policy N0. 150 March  2014 Editor: Christian Nünlist  By Matthias Bier  http://www.css.ethz.ch/publications/pdfs/CSSAnalyse150-EN.pdf Kosovo between Stagnation  and Transformation Six years after its controversial declaration of independence, Kosovo still remains a focal point in the peacebuilding efforts of the EU, NATO, and Switzerland. Following first steps towards rapprochement with Serbia in the past…

Anti-government protests in Bosnia and Herzegovina subside, but risk of escalation ahead of elections

IHS Jane’s Intelligence Weekly  09 February 2014 A Bosnian protester raises his arms in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 7 February 2014, in a protest over privatisation and salaries. Source: PA Key Points  Street violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) is likely to continue to flare sporadically over the coming months, with protest action…