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So an American Dentist Shot Cecil the Lion. Now What?

An American dentist shot a lion in Zimbabwe. Could he really be extradited to Zimbabwe?

Tea Leaf Nation

A Chinese Supreme Court Justice Falls from Grace

In the biggest bust since Zhou Yongkang, a judge at China's high court is being investigated for corruption.

Argument

Joseph Kabila Forever

The dangers of an extended presidency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

ChinaFile

China’s ‘Rule by Law’ Takes an Ugly Turn

A recent spate of arrests and detentions is another sign of the Communist Party's intolerance for dissent.

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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?

The South Asia Channel

Modi’s Marbury Moment

The Indian Supreme Court and the Modi government are engaged in a battle for constitutional supremacy.

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U.N.: Israeli ‘Roof-Knocks’ Did Not Provide Effective Warning to Gaza Civilians

Israeli officials argue the novel warning strikes were aimed at mitigating civilian casualties during last year's Gaza war.

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The Destructive Myth of the Magna Carta

Cloaked in medieval glamour and swathed in sentimentality, the storied document allows politicians and judges to pay lip service to rights and rule of law — while really saying nothing at all.

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March 2015 Issue Cover