Topic: Republika Srpska
Despite rampant bribery devaluing degrees at universities in Bosnia and Serbia, it's easier to get a public sector job that way than with a legitimate degree abroad.
Peace agreements brought the last Balkan conflict to an end more than two decades ago, but they didn't resolve ethnic tensions, which are rising to the surface again.
In Bosnia, outsiders for too long relied on impartiality to distance themselves from responsibility. Now, with Mladic's arrest, we must send a message that survivors will be at the center of concerns on security.
05/27/2011 12:18 pm
Ratko Mladic was already indicted for war crimes when the Monitor helped uncover the Srebrenica massacre -- the worst war crime in Europe since World War II.
05/26/2011 05:31 pm
Serbia has asked Britain to extradite Ejup Ganic, a Bosnian leader who was briefly in charge of the country and its military forces. Serbia charges him of war crimes, claiming that he ordered Bosnian forces to kill wounded Serb-led troops in 1992. The Hague says otherwise.
04/12/2010 06:17 pm
Will the Yugoslav court allow Radovan Karadzic to employ the same tactics used by Slobodan Milosevic? Court will reconvene Tuesday.
10/26/2009 01:00 am
ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel company, has revived the mill with a $280 million investment.
03/03/2008 12:00 am
Frustration is deep over Western support for independence that Russia sees as destabilizing and against international law.
02/20/2008 12:00 am