The outbreak of fighting between Russia and Georgia has brought Europe to one of the most dangerous moments in East-West relations since the end of the Cold War. And, if a ceasefire is not arranged in the next 24 hours, matters can get far worse. Europe’s ‘frozen conflicts’ are now red-hot.
Radovan Karadzic – one of the world’s most wanted war criminals – was arrested yesterday by the Serb authorities. It is a big triumph for international justice, but the legal process is only beginning.