“U.S. policy in the Balkans is shifting, and the implications are ominous.

The U.S. ambassador in Pristina recently made statements suggesting that Washington is now, at the very least, open to considering the partition of Kosovo as a means of resolving a protracted dispute with Serbia over the country’s status. And in nearby Bosnia, Republican Party lobbyists and former high-ranking figures in the Trump campaign and administration have begun working on behalf of the government of Milorad Dodik, the secessionist, genocide-denying and Kremlin-backed chief of the country’s Republika Srpska entity, and who enjoys also the backing of the government in Serbia. What’s more, Dodik is still formally sanctioned by the Treasury Department for ‘actively obstructing‘ the U.S.-brokered Dayton Accords.” (Read more at Washington Post)