New Arrests and Criticisms of Multinational Peacekeeping

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Thursday, January 1, 1998
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
1
38-40
Abstract: 
On December 18, 1997, Dutch paratroopers and marines from the NATO-led peacekeeping force in Bosnia arrested two Bosnian Croat war crimes suspects and then sent them to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Meanwhile, controversy ensues between the Tribunal and the French Government over the role of the multilateral peacekeeping operations. The Tribunal freed three defendants for lack of evidence and has employed in compulsory subpoena power ... [more]