International law has deep connections to structures of power and inequality. Thankfully, committed jurists like Fatou Bensouda are fighting oppression through their unapologetic acts of resistance.
Russian media outlets are holding up the Mueller report as another example of American dysfunction, with President Trump a symptom of larger problems rather than the man who might solve them.
Political leverage aside, it's a major source of water in a parched corner of the world that harbors significant oil deposits.
The US president's tweet declaring the US would recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Syrian territory was unexpected and will do nothing for regional stability.