Volume 10 No. 1 (2015): January

- Dear President Obama

I am Midhat Ridjanović, professor emeritus of English and linguistics at the University of Sarajevo. I am now writing as an ordinary citizen of Bosnia-Herzegovina to inform you about the current catastrophic situation in my country. In the 1992-95 war all major industrial facilities were destroyed and none have since been reconstructed. A large number of smaller industrial and commercial  []

- Vojislav Šešelj: The Question of Ethics and Responsibility

The ICTY Trial Chamber decided on a temporary release for Vojislav Šešelj, leader of the Serb Radical Party. The decision itself was not unanimous but was unique for having been made despite many legal deficiencies. The conditions under which Šešelj was released did not restrict his public and political activism in Serbia. Šešelj has been prosecuted clumsily in ITCY from the beginning. The  []

- Bosnian Folk Poetry — Wedding Songs

1. When a girl leaves her home to get married Our sister, our dear friend, You are going, and leaving us behind. Are you sad, may your mother rejoice, Are you sad that we are parting? – I’m sad, my dear sisters! I miss the trees and rocks, Much less going to the village of another. My sisters, remain with God!  []

- Love

We flickered the yellow lamp out Around your body the blue cloak fell Outside forests, clouds, trees Outside heavy white wings fly My body stretched beneath your feet My hands bend, yearn, pray Dear, let your heavy hair through the night flutter, flutter Through the night, My dear, your hair murmurs deeply like the sea Antun Branko Šimić Translated by  []