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A Crime Against Sovereignty

The decision last month by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to open a “preliminary examination into the situation in Palestine” has conjured up images of ...

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With the End to a 50-Year-Old War at Stake, Colombia Must Strike a Balance with Rebel Fighters

If Colombia doesn’t cut a deal with rebel fighters, talks to end its 50-year-old war will almost surely fall apart. But if the deal is too sweet, it might derail the peace process.

Dispatch

A Warrant From Beyond the Grave

A tantalizing new piece of evidence has been found in the mysterious death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman. Can President Kirchner survive the brewing political scandal?

The Cable

Holder Shadow Looms Large as Senate Considers His Successor

Loretta Lynch went to Capitol Hill to discuss her qualifications to be the next attorney general. She ended up telling lawmakers she isn't Eric Holder.

The Cable

Former CIA Officer Convicted in New York Times Reporter Leak Case

Press freedom advocates say the jury decision will have a severely chilling effect.

The Cable

Justice Department Recommends Charges for Petraeus

America’s most famous general could face prison time for providing his mistress with confidential information, according to a New York Times report.

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How Obama Can Solve All His Torture Report Woes at Once

How Obama can solve all his torture report problems in one fell swoop.

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