The special counsel’s decision to stick closely to what he could criminally charge primarily exposes not the president, but the country’s failure to devise better institutions for such situations.
The human rights movement should take the defeat handed to it in Jesner v. Arab Bank as an opportunity to reassess its priorities.
Thoughts on cosmopolitanism and Anthea Roberts’s magisterial new book, Is International Law International?.
Samuel Moyn examines where we are in the post-9/11 struggles over America’s national security and surveillance state.
Samuel Moyn expands on his NYT review of Mark Danner's Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War.