I want to express my anger at the shameful images that have circulated widely on the Web (though for once not widely enough) of a manhandled journalist, her glasses ripped off, dragged away by police, veritably kidnapped, and stashed in a jail that in principle is reserved for the dregs of humanity.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- The idea of atoning for crimes that Karadzic was found guilty of sends shivers down my spine and makes me feel as alienated as I had felt some 20 years ago -- as a child born of mixed marriage growing up in wartime Sarajevo.
Radovan Karadzic was found guilty of 10 out of 11 war crimes charges and sentenced to 40 years in jail.
All individual leaders -- and, for that matter, ideologies -- are expendable. No global or regional power or current leader should be allowed to claim as their own a shared future that first belongs to all Syria's citizens. That would be a sell-out!
On the twentieth anniversary of the start of the Bosnian war we should feel anger and shame because 'the international order' is still ignoring those warning signs when they occur. We should also acknowledge the human consequences of the West's failure in Bosnia.
Ratko Mladic's life on the run as one of the world's most wanted men was full of twists and turns -- even though he never
One down (sort of). Two to go. It is, of course, big news that Slobodan Milosevic, the man who started and lost four wars
The politically motivated allegations against Dr. Ganic represent a broader campaign by ultra-nationalist groups within Serbia to excuse, explain and outright deny Bosnian genocide. It was for this reason I posted his $300,000 bail.
Despite all of this, despite my heritage, I didn't know - not truly - the difference between war and genocide, between aggression