NATO War Crime Arrests Picking Up Speed
Kennedy, Harold, National Defense
Message from U.S. and allies to Milosevic and his troops: 'The net is closing'
At 3 a.m., one cold morning this spring, in the Bosnian mountain resort town of Pale, black-masked French commandos blew open the front door of Momcilo Krajisnik, a senior Bosnian Serb politician who had been secretly indicted for war crimes.
As French snipers provided cover, Krajisnik was arrested and whisked away to a waiting U.S. Air Force C-130. Within hours, he was in jail at the Hague, Netherlands, awaiting trial before the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTFY).
U.S. and NATO leaders were elated. Krajisnik--a close ally of Bosnian Serb leader …
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Publication information: Article title: NATO War Crime Arrests Picking Up Speed. Contributors: Kennedy, Harold - Author. Magazine title: National Defense. Volume: 84. Issue: 559 Publication date: June 2000. Page number: 36+. © 2009 National Defense Industrial Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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