Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic gestures before U.N. war crimes judges upheld his genocide conviction, confirming his central role in Europe's worst atrocities since World War Two. More photos of the week: 📷 Peter Dejong
Bill Clinton ordered an end to “Operation Allied Force,” the U.S.-led bombing campaign against Serbia, this day in 1999, after Serb forces agreed to withdraw from Kosovo. American troops joined a 50,000-man peacekeeping force to enforce the agreement
Among his 'gems': Rather than divide Bosnia along ethnic lines, it should be partitioned with one area of Muslims under Serb rule and another of Serbs under Muslim rule, under a sort of mutually-assured-destruction principle.
A UN court upheld genocide charges against a Bosnian Serb military chief who orchestrated the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. Ratko Mladic's forces massacred about 8,000 Muslim boys and men — the worst atrocity in Europe since WWII — and killed thousands of civilians in Sarajevo.
THREAD Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide in which Serb forces systematically killed more than 8,000 Bosniak Muslim men and boys. The Srebrenica genocide was the worst atrocity on European soil since the Holocaust. Here’s what led to it ?
25 years ago, Bosnian Serb forces killed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica. Today, some of the men who were involved in the massacre hold key political and economic positions in Serbia.