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The Milošević TrialAn Autopsy$
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Timothy Waters

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199795840

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795840.001.0001

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Real Justice or Realpolitik? The Delayed Indictment of Milošević

Real Justice or Realpolitik? The Delayed Indictment of Milošević

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(p.92) 6 Real Justice or Realpolitik? The Delayed Indictment of Milošević
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The Milošević Trial
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Cherif Bassiouni

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795840.003.0006

This chapter examines the question of why Milošević was not indicted until 2001 for crimes committed in Croatia and Bosnia as early as 1991. It argues that indictment was delayed because of a pervasive but misplaced logic of Realpolitik, which—believing that it is precisely the most dangerous and violent offenders who are most critical to the peacemaking process—posited a false dichotomy between the pursuit of peace and the pursuit of justice. This approach starved judicial mechanisms of funding, information, and critical support, pressures to which the ICTY Prosecution inevitably responded.

Keywords:   war crimes, Croatia, Bosnia, peacemaking, justice, peace, Slobodan Milošević

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