A short blog today, to recommend yesterday's appearance of James Jatras on Ancient Faith Radio. Both laymen and experts will find it of value.
You can listen to, and download, the podcast here.
It [the Dayton peace agreement] has created a highly-decentralized and dysfunctional system of power-sharing woefully unfit to steer Bosnia through economic transition or the process of integration with the European Union, to many their best hope of prosperity.Ignore for the moment that the riots in (part of) Bosnia just coincidentally flared up during the lull in the Ukrainian drama, and petered out just in time for the predicted coup of "Maydanist" stooges this past weekend. For that matter, ignore the incongruity of EU being the "best hope of prosperity" for the unnamed "many"; to which the best response would be to list countries improved by their EU "integration": Greece, Cyprus, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovenia... should I go on?
|(photo: Antonio Bronic/Reuters)|
"If you follow the developments in the Ukraine, you will see in a week or two how we treat the irresponsible political elite."
|CrossTalk with Peter Lavelle, RT, February 12, 2014|
"The louder the Obama administration declares that it isn't meddling in the affairs of the Ukraine, the more certain you can be that it is."
|Kyiv Post coverage of the story, including the photo of Nuland giving out cookies to protesters (via AFP)|