The New York Times’ Anne Goodwin Sides reveals an Ernie Pyle of our generation. A few days before Easter, people are filing into the prayer room of the Santuario de Chimayo, kneeling before homemade photo collages of uniformed soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan: New Mexico’s dead and wounded. In this early 19th-century adobe … Read more
THE HAGUE — Ratko Mladic made his long-awaited appearance on Friday here before an international court that has accused him of genocide and multiple other atrocities and dismissed the charges read out to him as “obnoxious” and “monstrous” as MARLISE SIMONS and DAVID JOLLY reported with The New York Times.
Due to the Thursday capture of Ratko Mladic I keep talking about Scott Anderson and his article about almost capturing a Bosnian war criminal. Here’s the full text behind the Strange Tales editorial feature that captured my attention of a war half a world away.
Last week I posted an editorial design featuring images from photojournalist Jez Coulsen from 1992 Bosnia and copy from regular Esquire contributor Scott Anderson about trying to catch Bosnian war criminals in 2000. Happily I announce the final top fugitive has been caught. His co-conspiriters already await trial.