The goal of dragging Bosnia and Herzegovina into NATO before the impending global conflict is unleashed, if need be kicking and screaming, will be pursued by all available destabilizing instruments and at any price.
NATO and the EU are staging another color revolution to install in the Republic of Srpska their own bought and paid for set of collaborators, committed to do their bidding.
The Dodik sanctions episode is noteworthy for what it tells us about three related factors: the future of BiH as a state (or something pretending to be a state); the desperate effort by the late, unlamented Obama administration and their Republican and European collaborators to perpetuate their failed policies of the past quarter century; and the hope for (but not certainty of) a more enlightened U.S. policy in the Balkans, in Europe, and globally, particularly to the need to combat Islamic radicalism, not support it.
The situation in and around the Republika Srpskahas been getting worse. It has no direct relation to the decision of President Milorad Dodik to hold a referendum on confidence in the country's state justice system and in the authority of High Representative to Bosnia. The disputes over the fate of Han Pijesak military test range are not a cause, but a consequence…