Bill Clinton has called Slobodan Milosevic “Europe’s last dictator.” The United Kingdom’s Tony Blair has called his regime “corrupt.” Countless refugees have compared him to Hitler and the devil himself. In short, the Serbian leader has drawn the ire of the international community, and calls for his indictment on war crimes that began after the Bosnian conflict are renewed and vigorous.

Handing him a “Get Out of Jail Free” card to bring him to the peace negotiation table has been bandied about, and met with harsh criticism from the same people who felt he unfairly escaped punishment with the Dayton Agreement in 1995.