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You are looking not only at the image of a war crime, but at the worst fears of a war criminal; the reason that those accused will cooperate, but not implicate.

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You are looking not only at the image of a war crime, but at the worst fears of a war criminal; the reason that those accused will cooperate, but not implicate.

 

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Garret Keizer is the author of God of Beer, No Place But Here, A Dresser of Sycamores, and The Enigma of Anger. His new book, Help: The Original Human Dilemma, will be published in September.

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