More War Crime Arrests in Serbia?
Jul-27-08 11:36 am
Serbian Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic
Reuters is reporting this morning:
The arrest of Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic showed Belgrade's willingness to recognize its international obligations, and more arrests could follow, the Serbian prime minister said on Sunday.
Very interesting. And note the formal reason for the Serbian stance-- they "believe in international law." But the underlying motivation seems to be that are hoping the EU members will now allow for the implementation the SAA. When we teach international law, one of the reasons we note as to why states follow the law is that they may gain certain favorable treatment by other states.
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