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THE CHALLENGE OF BALKAN PEACE: Bosnia’s Political Trinity

Three presidents, one country. The September elections put in place the collective presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Muslim Alija Izetbegovic, Serb Momcilo Krajisnik, and Croat Kresimir Zubak. Each man assumed the presidency with his own political agenda. As the following profiles suggest, it remains unclear whether they can work together to achieve their varied goals or whether political infighting will shatter the fragile peace.