Worldwatch

The Accused
Few people can enhance their reputations by being indicted for war crimes. Yet last week, when Kosovo's 36-year-old Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj was indicted by a U.N. tribunal on 37 counts of crimes against humanity and violating the laws or customs of war — including murder, rape and personal involvement in beating civilians — he emerged as a hero. That's partly because the former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army agreed to quit and turn himself in. Many found his resignation impressive. The U.N. administrator for Kosovo, Soren Jessen-Petersen, said that Haradinaj "has once again put the...

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