- Newsmaker: Milosevic Enters Second Phase of Genocide Trial
The trial of former Serbian president Slobodan Milosevic began its crucial, second stage today. He is charged with genocide in Europe-s worst atrocity since the Nazi Holocaust, the mass murder of Bosnian Muslims in Sarajevo and Srebrenica in the early 1990-s. Ian Black, who-s covering the trial for Britain-s Guardian newspaper, reports that Milosevic stunned the court with his astonishing opening statement.
- Reporter's Notebook: Lewis Lapham, a Clarion Voice against the Clamor of War Since September 11, he-s been called -a dissenting voice amid the clamor of patriotic fervor,- and an -internal threat- to the United States, accusations he vigorously denies. Louis Lapham, a self-defined concerned American, and the veteran editor of Harper-s magazine, discusses deterrence, dissent, the imperial behavior of the world-s only superpower, and his new book Theater of War.
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