The recent arrest and appearance of Radovan Karadzic in front of the International War Crimes Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia has focussed attention again on a bitter, and recent, historical period in Europe. There have been plenty of articles in the media exploring what the arrest means for the future of Bosnia
and journalists have been visiting Srebrenica
to interview those who survived the war, asking how they manage to live with what they suffered. Questions are being asked about how he managed to evade capture for so long, even though he was living in Belgrade. What pressure was applied that finally made the difference so that one of Europe’s two most wanted men was handed in?