May 19, 2020Rwanda
On May 17, twenty-six years after the Rwandan genocide, Félicien Kabuga was finally arrested outside of Paris. He had been a wanted man for decades, and was the most notorious architect of the 1994 atrocities still at large.
March 13, 2020Nigeria
The Federal High court in Abuja has ordered the release from detention of Lamido Sanusi, the former emir of Kano deposed and exiled by the governor of the state of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje. The decision follows a suit filed by Sanusi in federal court. It remains to be seen whether the judge’s orders will be carried out; the rule of law can be weak in Nigeria, especially when it comes to high-profile political prisoners.
June 27, 2020United States
Seventy years ago today, President Harry Truman ordered the U.S. military to aid South Korea in repulsing an invasion from North Korea. The decision had geopolitical consequences that are still felt …
June 24, 2020U.S. Congress
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) has become almost impossibly political. In part two of our two-part series on FISA, former General Counsel of the National Security Agency Glenn Gerst…