The Butcher's Trail: How the Search for Balkan War Criminals Became the World's Most Successful Manhunt

The Butcher's Trail: How the Search for Balkan War Criminals Became the World's Most Successful Manhunt


The gripping, untold tale of The foreign felony Tribunal for the previous Yugoslavia and the way the perpetrators of Balkan struggle crimes have been captured by way of the main profitable manhunt in history

Written with an exciting narrative pull, The Butcher’s Trail chronicles the pursuit and catch of the Balkan conflict criminals indicted by means of the foreign felony Tribunal within the Hague. Borger recounts how Radovan Karadžić and Ratko Mladić—both now on trial within the Hague—were eventually tracked down, and describes the intrigue in the back of the arrest of Slobodan Milosevic, the Yugoslav president who grew to become the 1st head of kingdom to face ahead of a world tribunal for crimes perpetrated in a time of warfare. in line with interviews with former unique forces squaddies, intelligence officers, and investigators from a dozen countries—most conversing approximately their involvement for the 1st time—this e-book reconstructs a fourteen-year manhunt performed nearly solely in mystery.

Indicting the worst battle criminals that Europe had recognized because the Nazi period, the ICTY finally accounted for all 161 suspects on its sought after checklist, a feat by no means ahead of completed in political and army background.

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