Milosevic’s death will be a crushing blow to the tribunal and to those who were looking to establish an authoritative historical record of the Balkan wars.Full MSN Article
Though the witness testimony is on public record, history will be denied the judgment of a panel of legal experts weighing the evidence of his personal guilt and the story of his regime.
Stalin died of a stroke, Hitler committed suicide. The world is relieved when these murderers die, but history is in a sense unfulfilled. Will Saddam Hussein die a similar fate, or will he live to the end of his trial? I wonder what they'd think, knowing that they aren't going out in a blaze of glory. Maybe a simple snuffing out of their lives is actually a fitting end. But who am I to say?