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Glyn Morgan

Intelligence Analyst, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, 1995-2001

Glyn MorganAn interview with Glyn Morgan, conducted on 25 May 2015 in The Hague by David P. Briand and Linda E. Carter.

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Interview content

In this interview, Mr. Morgan reminisces about his application to and initial work for the ICTY; serving a search warrant at Krajina corps [Bosnian-Serb army unit] headquarters with the United Nations Protection Force [UNPROFOR]; his work with the military analysis team in the early days of the Tribunal; the camaraderie and social interaction between Tribunal offices and nationalities; his visit to the European Commission Monitoring Mission [ECMM] archives; his first field mission in the former Yugoslavia; the exhumation of mass graves and victim identification after NATO occupation; and the celebration after the arrest of Slobodan Miloševic. He discusses the development of the process for investigating war crimes on a large scale; the integration of civil law and common law experiences into the ICTY processes; the creation of an analytical approach to investigating command responsibility; the process of obtaining intelligence from various sources; admissibility concessions for intelligence from non-governmental organizations [NGOs] and other neutral sources; and the ICTY’s effectiveness as an accountability mechanism.

Biographical information

Glyn Morgan joined the ICTY in 1995 on secondment from the UK Foreign Ministry where he established the “Serb warring factions” desk within the Military Analysis Team in the Investigations Department. Three years later, Mr. Morgan became the senior intelligence analyst in the Bosnian-Serb Leadership case, coordinating the intelligence relating to President Karadzić and General Mladić. He also provided intelligence consultancy to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. He currently works as an independent consultant, helping emerging and post-conflict societies and countries to establish war crimes accountability and criminal intelligence capacity, and provides analysis training for the Institute for International Criminal Investigations.