As conditions worsen in Darfur, the nascent International Criminal Court, whose mandate is to bring genocidaires to justice in a chaotic environment hostile to the rule of law, is facing a daunting challenge.
Confronting the forces of war, genocide and lawlessness begins with the
belief that individual citizens have the power–and the
responsibility–to focus our government’s mind, change its priorities
and save lives.
It’s outrageous enough that the NSA is secretly monitoring Americans’ calling
patterns. But has anyone considered what would happen if unscrupulous
monitors sold that information to the highest bidder?