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Future U.S. Relations With Yugoslavia

Guests: Sylvia Poggioli NPR's European Affairs Correspondent Tim Judah Author, Kosovo: War and Revenge (Yale University Press, 2000) and The Serbs: History, Myth and the Destruction of Yugoslavia (Yale University Press, 1997) Ambassador James Dobbins Assistant Secretary for European Affairs Jean-Jacques Joris Advisor to the Special Prosecutor of the War Crimes Tribunal One day after Yugoslavia arrested its former leader, Slobodan Milosevic, the U.S. released $50 million for assistance. The U.S. says Milosevic's arrest shows that Yugoslavia is cooperating with the International War Crimes Tribunal. But so far, Yugoslav authorities are resisting efforts to extradite Milosevic so that he can stand trial on war crimes charges in the Hague. Is Yugoslavia truly cooperating with the war crimes tribunal and is it time to welcome that country back into the international community? And what's ahead for Yugoslavia and its current president Vojislav Kostunica?

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