Interview 09 Sep 15

Balkan Nationalists Have Profited from the EU

Zagreb professor Dejan Jovic says EU membership - or the prospect of joining - has paradoxically strengthened the hand of nationalists in the Balkans.

Sven Milekic
BIRN
Zagreb

Nationalism remains a powerful force in the Western Balkans, especially between those countries that were involved in armed conflicts in the 1990s.

The 20th anniversaries of Croatia’s military operation “Oluja” [“Storm”], and of the massacre in Srebrenica in Bosnia have both inflamed national tensions across Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia.

Subscribe to Balkan Insight Premium to read the full article.

Please login to your account below if you are already a Premium Subscriber.

Buy Premium Subscription

Our Premium Service gives you full access to all content published on BalkanInsight.com, including analyses, investigations, comments, interviews and more. Choose your subscription today and get unparalleled in-depth coverage of the Western Balkans.

Buy Premium Subscription

If you have trouble logging in or any other questions regarding you account, please contact us

Talk about it!

blog comments powered by Disqus
1
lijevo
desno

Headlines