A ranking of countries on their rule of law helps highlight the world's ongoing need for equality in justice. Yet just as important is raising the integrity of prosecutors as well as all citizens.
The world is only waking up to an acute food shortage in Nigeria, caused by the Boko Haram turmoil. Nigerians can also respond better, while raising their confidence in dealing with other woes.
Letters to the editor for the Oct. 17, 2016 weekly magazine.
A roundup of global commentary for the Oct. 17, 2016 weekly magazine.
Yemen’s civil war now has global dimensions – in its civilian casualties, a near-famine, regional escalation, and a direct US attack inside a pivotal country on the Arabian Peninsula. The US bears further responsibility to be a peacemaker.
Russian bombing of Aleppo has led France, Britain, and the US to call for a war-crimes investigation. The prospect of Russian leaders being prosecuted by a tribunal might give them an incentive to make peace. A tribunal would also help heal a postwar Syria.