A new understanding of competition between elite groups may be the best way to foster the rule of law in Cambodia after the re-election of the People’s Party.
In Cambodia, economic land concessions are taking property away as fast as landmine removal is giving it back, but now, consensus is that the most pressing issue there is land rights.
Austerity measures are increasing tension between Greek police and protesters. We need to be concerned, for as the recession in Europe continues, police in other countries may come to play similar roles.
The conviction of three members of Pussy Riot is only the most visible manifestation of new developments in Russia. Putin wants to use the scrim of Russia’s legal system to show how completely he has eclipsed it.