- Eric Weitz: The United States has adopted what amounts to a military only approach to ISIS
- A more successful approach would also entail an American commitment to international justice, he says
Eric D. Weitz is distinguished professor of history at the City College of New York and author of "A Century of Genocide: Utopias of Race and Nation." The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)I sat 10 feet away from a genocide perpetrator. We were separated by a thick wall of bulletproof glass, but I could still feel his presence. Radovan Karadzic was cross-examining a Dutch battalion officer at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague. The officer was calm and cool, but I felt immensely sad for him.