June 24, 2018

Archives for June 2010

On the carrots-sticks toolbox (& Art. 16 not being part of it)

An op ed yesterday (co-authored) by John Prendergast in USA Today argued the Obama administration should offer both carrots and sticks to get behavioral change from Sudan. In policy 101 terms that should be an uncontroversial assertion. But on Sudan, those who have suggested carrots in the past have been viewed with skepticism by activists, […]

15 years later, genocide convictions for Srebrenica

This morning in The Hague, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) convicted two Chief of Security officers from the Bosnian Serb Army (VRS) of genocide, for their role in the 1995 genocide at Srebrenica where over 7,000 Bosnian Muslim men were killed. Both were sentenced to life imprisonment. Vujadin Popović, Chief of […]