War criminal Radovan Karadžić has finally been arrested, after 13 years:
But on Monday his false identity was broken, his mask pulled away, and secret police officers arrested Radovan Karadzic, one of the world’s most wanted war criminals for his part in the massacre of nearly 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995.If Karadžić lives to be convicted (Slobodan Milošević died before his trial ended), a good many people will feel the touch of justice.
He had been sought by international prosecutors since he vanished from view in 1996.
It gives one hope that another war criminal might eventually face trial.
No, I’m not really comparing them.[Yes, I am; see the comments section.] Nor do I think the latter is likely ever to be held accountable for his crimes. Still....