There is an alternative to the paradox of establishing new protectorate powers and more invasive international mandates to bring about democracy and selfgovernment in Bosnia, an option never advocated by policy advisers from international institutions: allow people in the region greater autonomy to develop their own solutions.
Bosnia: The Democracy Paradox
David Chandler is a research fellow at the Policy Research Institute, Leeds Metropolitan University, in Leeds, England. He is the author of Bosnia: Faking Democracy after Dayton, 2d ed. (London: Pluto Press, 2000). His forthcoming book, Human Rights and International Intervention, will be published by Verso in 2001.
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David Chandler; Bosnia: The Democracy Paradox. Current History 1 March 2001; 100 (644): 114–119. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.644.114
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