South Sudan’s Peace Deal Never Stood a Chance

Until the West starts making the war hurt for corrupt elites, the bloody civil war will go on.


The Other Side of Leopoldo López

Roberto Lovato’s article claiming to be about the bona fides of our client's democratic credentials wasn't that at all.


Kafka in Caracas

The trial of opposition leader Leopoldo López is a cruel travesty of justice — even by the low standards of the Venezuelan regime.


The U.S. Hoped Indicting 5 Chinese Hackers Would Deter Beijing’s Cyberwarriors. It Hasn’t Worked.

A year and a half after their indictment, will the members of PLA Unit 61398 ever see the inside of a federal courtroom?


Ukrainian Director of ‘Gamer’ Sentenced to 20 Years by Russian Court

Amid accusations of torture and wanting evidence, the pro-Ukrainian filmmaker sang his national anthem as his verdict was read.

The Cable

Clinton Turns Over Private Email Server as Investigation Intensifies

Facing doubts about her candidacy, the Democratic front-runner reverses an earlier pledge and hands reams of emails to the FBI.


This Tunisian Wants His Nation to Know Its Torturers

Tunisians have never received a public accounting for the crimes of the old dictatorship. Gilbert Naccache says that must change.


How France Can Fix Its Homegrown Terror Problem

The man who allegedly attacked a factory outside of Lyon had been on a security watch list. So why weren't French authorities able to stop him?

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