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Written with a thrilling narrative pull, The Butcher's Trail chronicles the pursuit and capture of the Balkan war criminals indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague. Borger recounts how Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic - both now on trial in The Hague - were finally tracked down, and describes the intrigue behind the arrest of Slobodan Milosevic, the Yugoslav president who became the first head of state to stand before an international tribunal for crimes perpetrated in a time of war.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Written with a thrilling narrative pull, The Butcher's Trail chronicles the pursuit and capture of the Balkan war criminals indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague. Borger recounts how Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic - both now on trial in The Hague - were finally tracked down, and describes the intrigue behind the arrest of Slobodan Milosevic, the Yugoslav president who became the first head of state to stand before an international tribunal for crimes perpetrated in a time of war.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Other Press
  • Seitenzahl: 402
  • Erscheinungstermin: 28. Januar 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 164mm x 43mm
  • Gewicht: 720g
  • ISBN-13: 9781590516058
  • ISBN-10: 1590516052
  • Artikelnr.: 42749987
Autorenporträt
Julian Borger is the diplomatic editor for The Guardian. He covered the Bosnian War for the BBC andThe Guardian, and returned to the Balkans to report on the Kosovo conflict in 1999. He has also served as The Guardian's Middle East correspondent and its Washington bureau chief. Borger was part of theGuardian team that won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for its coverage of the Snowden files on mass surveillance. He was also on the team awarded the 2013 Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) medal and the Paul Foot Special Investigation Award in the UK.
Rezensionen
a cross between a John le Carre novel and the latest Bourne installment. Except this fine book is true. At a time when Europe's ugly nationalisms are resurgent, Borger's account of war crimes in the former Yugoslavia and the pursuit of justice could not be more important." -Eric Schlosser, author of Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus accident, and the Illusion of Safety"Julian Borger reveals in riveting new detail exactly how a daring team secretly tracked down some of the worst war criminals of our time, and in doing, he shows us what it takes for justice to win. This book is brilliantly researched, beautifully written and important." -Ann Curry"Julian Borger's thrilling history of the hunt for the infamous Balkan war criminals-Slobodan Milosevic and Radovan Karadzic among them euphemisms for late 20th Century evil-and the torturous path to creating and empow