The Rhetoric and Promises of Accountability.” Remarks prepared as Fulbright Senior Specialist presentation at Leiden University September 19, 2002.

I am here on a mission of salvation – an effort to “save the soul” of a concept that is threatened not by obscurity or some “enemies” committed to its destruction through misuse and abuse, but rather by its popularity and overuse by well-meaning advocates of what that concept implies.
My purpose is to save the concept of accountability from its friends. "