March 18, 2018

Archives for March 2010


I met Bakit Musa in Goz Beida, Chad, when I traveled there with Mia in 2008. At that time Bakit was 7 years old. In January that year he had picked up an unexploded RPG when he and his friends had been out playing. It left him with only one eye, no arms from the […]

Quick update

– just submitted first ten chapters of the book to my editor. Still a long haul ahead to get it into shape, but it feels like I’m moving the the right direction. Phew.

Karadzic trial: A view from Bosnia-Herzegovina

So, Radovan Karadzic is having his day in court here in The Hague. I have been following his Opening Statement in between editing draft chapters all morning; his overall defense seems be to a pretty classic ‘blame the victim’ approach (Karadzic: “Their conduct gave rise to our conduct, and that is 100% true”). But the […]

Karadzic trial

You can watch the live webstream of Radovan Karadzic’s Opening Statement at his genocide trial this morning at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.