What was going so crazy with the Balkans that it could spark a great war like WWI? And why? Guest co-host Adam McKithern and I go full-throttle to make sense of the Balkan Situation. Hint: It all has to do with the diplomatic game called the balance of power system. Maps, pics, references and more at www.deadideas.net. Music by Rachel Westhoff. Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!