rule of law


Outlook for 2014 and beyond: Technology and the creation of increasingly powerful instruments of totalitarian control

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” –Lord Acton (1834-1902) “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men…




Where are the State Department’s annual Country Reports on Human Rights?

U.S. law requires that the annual State Department Country Reports on Human Rights be published by February 25 of each year. The seriousness with which…


Drone Killings, the Constitution, International Law, and the John Brennan File

Developing story Check back for updates Recent News Reports and Commentary Michael Isikoff (National Investigative Correspondent, NBC News), “Justice Department memo reveals legal case for…


“L’État, c’est moi”—Mohamed Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood launch coup d’état in Egypt

“L’Etat, c’est moi.” “I am the state.” –quote attributed to King Louis IV Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has executed a legal coup d’état through a decree…