Until the cease-fire, the world’s attention was trained on Israel’s airstrikes on Gaza, which may have suited Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who is facing trial on corruption charges. And Netanyahu is hardly the only populist leader in legal peril. From Austria to the United Kingdom ...
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According to The Washington Post, of the 380 of the people now facing federal charges stemming from the riot, some 44 are current or former U.S. armed forces members.
Judges have probably done as much as any band of revolutionaries to disrupt political systems — in the process often undermining, rather than advancing, the cause of justice.
America now finds itself confronting something that hasn’t happened since the time of Abraham Lincoln: rejection of the constitutional order by a significant share of the electorate.
Those now accusing the Kremlin in Alexei Navalny’s poisoning are unlikely to find any “smoking gun.” It doesn’t matter: ultimately, the Kremlin is to blame.
The Russian president's continued support for the Lukashenko regime risks pushing the country toward the West.
Both leaders were long prefigured in classic works of political satire.
The Democrats and American media's obsession with the Kremlin's antics is becoming self-defeating.
Leaders like Trump and Putin have their own reasons for using martial rhetoric.
History shows that targeted killings do little to either deter war or minimize it.