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BCR Issue 493

Anna McTaggart
21 Feb 05
In an astonishing coup for its right-wing government, Croatia is given go-ahead for EU accession talks.
Ana Petruseva
21 Feb 05
This year’s election politics are just one more obstacle on the bumpy path towards European membership.
Nerma Jelacic
21 Feb 05
The continuing weakness of the Bosnian state appears to be the major obstacle blocking the road to Europe.
Dragana Nikolic-Solomon
21 Feb 05
Although the EU wants Serbia and Montenegro to join it as a single entity or not at all, there is little political will in either republic to make the State Union a going concern.
Milena Borden
21 Feb 05
Western Balkan states knocking on EU’s door have a lot of problems to overcome before they’re invited in.
IWPR
21 Feb 05
Hard work and hard choices await countries of the western Balkans that are serious about their EU aspirations.
Jehona Gjurgjeala
21 Feb 05
Fears of being abandoned after enlargement are misplaced, but EU needs to change course if it wants to prevent turbulence in the region.