Elie Wiesel


Introduction: In the former Yugoslavia, in certain parts of the former Soviet empire, in Sri Lanka, in India and in Nigeria and, of course, in the Middle East blood continues to flow. One only has to look at Bosnia: in the past the soldiers of Radovan Karadzic amused themselves by ridiculing the Blue Berets - the United Nations peacekeepers. Why not admit it? We have simply failed to intervene quickly enough to stop past crimes.