Ratko Mladic's extradition to The Hague Tuesday to face 11 counts of war crimes in Bosnia reflects a growing acceptance of seeking justice in global courts instead of the battlefield.
Thousands protested the arrest of alleged Serbian war criminal Ratko Mladic in Belgrade on Sunday. But indifference or relief has largely outweighed anger over the arrest.
A Serbian judge approved on Friday the extradition of Ratko Mladic, the last of the three most-wanted suspects in the brutal Bosnian war in the 1990s.
In Bosnia, outsiders for too long relied on impartiality to distance themselves from responsibility. Now, with Mladic's arrest, we must send a message that survivors will be at the center of concerns on security.
Ratko Mladic's arrest, which has been hailed as a major step for Serbia toward EU membership, comes nearly 16 years after he was charged with war crimes.
At the dinner he co-hosts in Poland, President Obama has an opportunity to not merely rebuild relations with nations that have felt estranged in recent years; he should declare America’s enduring support for completion of a Europe that is truly whole, free, and at peace.
Rakto Mladic has been on the run since 1995, after a massacre of Bosnian Muslims was discovered. Ratko Mladic was arrested by agents of the Serbian Security Intelligence Agency.
Religious fanatics capture headlines, but the big story is that interfaith cooperation has reached unprecedented levels. This is because religious communities are increasingly laying aside denominational jargon for the language of public collaboration.
Salafi Muslims are often associated with militant Islam and violent groups such as Al Qaeda, though most Salafis disavow violent jihad. Repressed for decades by secular dictators such as Hosni Mubarak of Egypt and Zine Abidine Ben Ali of Tunisia, Salafis may find new breathing room now that the Arab Spring has ousted such leaders. Here are five facts to help you understand them.
Geronimo was a Bedonkohe Apache leader of the Chiricahua Apache who received his nickname from Mexicans. His real name was Goyaałé ('One Who Yawns'). Here, Geronimo (third l.) negotiates with General George Crook (second r.) in the Cañon de los Embudos in Sonora, Mexico, in 1886.