Do Something . . . Anything

Clinton is under mounting pressure to stop the killing, but there is no easy or politically popular way to do it

Tears filled the eyes of the men and women who stood in the wintry spring wind at last week's dedication of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, remembering the mass murder of a half-century ago. Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, a survivor of the German death camps, turned from the audience to address Bill Clinton, who was sitting behind him. "Mr. President," he said, "I have been in the former Yugoslavia last fall. I cannot sleep since what I have seen. We must do something to stop the bloodshed." Wiesel almost pleaded: "Something, anything, must be done."

Standing brazenly among the...

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