Although Serbs, Muslims, and Croats alike-as well as the United States and Russia-wanted Michael Steiner to stay on as the international community's deputy high representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the German Foreign Ministry thought differently. Less than a week before he left Sarajevo in June, the most popular post-Dayton diplomat in the former Yugoslavia spoke candidly with Transitions' Jan Urban and Yvonne Badal about diplomatic efforts and the future of Bosnia

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