Argument: Serb Republic secession could spark regional war
Dan Bilefsky. "Prospects loom for another Bosnian war". New York Times. 18 Dec. 2008 - "if the Serbian Republic declared independence, Croatia would respond by sending in troops, while the Bosnian Muslims would take up arms. If Banja Luka, the capital of the Serbian Republic, were to fall, he continued, Serbia would be provoked into entering the fray, leading to the prospect of a regional war. [...] 'For the first time in years, people are talking about war,' Latal said. 'They are tired of it, and they don't want it. But it is not beyond the realm of possibility.'"