The Bosnian Croat war criminal who died Wednesday after drinking a vial of poison as a judge upheld his 20-year sentence died of heart failure caused by the ingestion of cyanide, according to the Dutch Prosecution Service.
In the spring of 1995, Gen. Rupert Smith, commander of the UN Protection Force in Bosnia, began warning that the Bosnian Serbs would soon try to take back zones that had been declared "safe" by the United Nations.
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