11 Mar 11

Zlatko Lagumdzija: Bosnia’s Inconsistent Leftist

Many progressives hailed the victory of Lagumdzija’s ‘moderate’ Social Democrats in the last elections. Months later, claims that he can change Bosnia’s political landscape look hollow.

Eldin Hadzovic

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