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Serbia / Mladic Arrest #998737

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 26, 2011
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(London: Mark Phillips) The arrest of Bosnian Serb war criminal Ratko Mladic, who is accused of the genocide of thousands of Muslims in Srebrenica in 1995, featured; footage and scenes of Mladic in custody shown; details given about his war record and his popularity in Serbia. [U.N. Forces in Bosnia commander {1992-1993} Col. Bob STEWART†- comments on Mladic’s warped sense of right and wrong.] [Serbian President Boris TADIC†- says today we close one chapter.] [In 1994, Bosnian widow Knita FOKAC††- comments on her sadness.]

(Studio: Harry Smith) Earlier interview held with former NATO Supreme Allied Commander retired Gen. Wesley Clark about Mladic. [CLARK – says he was without conscience; says he established psychological ascendancy over NATO peacekeeping troops and he was seeking the elimination of potential opposition; states his arrest is a huge step forward for Serbia.]

Smith, Harry;
Phillips, Mark

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