Morning Brief: Notorious Bosnian war criminal nabbed
Top Story GORAN SIVACKI/AFP/Getty Image After more than a decade on the lam, Radovan Karadzic has finally been captured. The former Bosnian Serb president and accused war criminal had been hiding out in Belgrade under the name Dragan Dabic, practicing alternative medicine and disguising himself with a white beard. Karadzic had been wanted by the ...
After more than a decade on the lam, Radovan Karadzic has finally been captured. The former Bosnian Serb president and accused war criminal had been hiding out in Belgrade under the name Dragan Dabic, practicing alternative medicine and disguising himself with a white beard. Karadzic had been wanted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia for his role in the slaughter of nearly 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995. “Of the three most evil men of the Balkans, Milosevic, Karadzic and Mladic, I thought Karadzic was the worst,” said Dayton Accords negotiator Richard Holbrooke.
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