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When you consider the victims in a war crimes trial, you don't normally consider the defendant first. [cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/11/03/art.karadzic.afp.gi.jpg caption="How should the war crimes court handle Radovan Karadzic's trial?"]
But ex-Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is trying to play that card in The Hague: he's trying to take control of the proceedings by portraying himself as a victim, denied justice by the West, and sinking under the weight of more than a million pieces of paperwork thrown at him by the prosecution.
I have heard western lawyers suggest that the best thing for everyone is for him to boycott the trial so the prosecution can make its case without further distraction.
But justice should be seen to be done and, vitally, all parties concerned - including Bosnian Muslims and Serbs - need to perceive the trial as fair. How does the court strike the right balance?