Bosnia’s formal application for EU membership, received today, is predicated on a new and untested framework for the country’s political entities to cooperate with each other, writes Andy Aitchison. Drawing on the EU’s attempts to reform the police several years ago, he argues that, if leaders continue striking political agreements that meet just the minimum required by international actors, the country will not resolve the serious challenges it faces.
|Place of Publication||Edinburgh|
|Edition||Article No 80|
|Media of output||Blog post|
|Publication status||Published - 15 Feb 2016|
- EU membership
- European neighbourhood
- Membership application