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Mladic War-Crimes Trial the Critical Culmination of Hague Tribunal’s Work

Jens Ohlin, an expert in international and criminal law and associate professor of law at Cornell University, comments on the war-crimes trial of Ratko Mladic, the former Serb military leader and accused “Butcher of Bosnia.”

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Military Enforcement Not the Answer to Mexican Drug War, Say Cornell Latino Studies Professor

Ron Mize, assistant professor of Latino Studies at Cornell University, and co-author of “Consuming Mexican Labor and Latino Immigrants in the United States,” comments on this week’s events in Monterrey, Mexico that claimed 49 lives in the country’s ongoing drug war.

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War Crimes Expert Gives Mixed Grades to Yugoslavian War Crimes Tribunal

The bloody Bosnian civil war started 20 years ago this month, and while the subsequent UN war crimes tribunal has brought many leaders of the slaughter to justice, a UIowa legal expert says it has not met its other goals.

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Gulf, Balkan Wars Add New Dimensions to War Trauma; Book Sheds New Light on PTSD, and Its Often Devastating Aftermath

A new book by a University of New Hampshire researcher and Vietnam-era disabled veteran sheds new light on the long-term psychological trauma experienced by the coalition force in recent wars in the Gulf and Balkans that, when left untreated, can have deadly consequences.

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Law Professor Says Kony 2012 Oversimplifies Problem of Child Soldiers

A Washington and Lee University law professor who has written extensively about child soldiers believes the Kony2012 Campaign unduly simplifies the problem of child soldiering.

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Kony 2012: A College Student’s Firsthand Experience

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Hunter DeKoninck, a senior at Wake Forest University, traveled to Northern Uganda last summer. There, he helped rehabilitate soldiers abducted into the guerilla leader’s rebel forces in the early 2000s – most of whom were children at the time of their abduction. Before “Kony 2012” generated international news attention and more than 50 million views, DeKoninck created his own YouTube video about his experience in Uganda, the struggles of people he met, and their attempts to move on with their lives. In “Post Conflict Reconciliation,” he aims to capture the essence of forgiveness.







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