The U.N. Security Council did not define "terrorism" when it passed its anti-ISIS resolution. It should do so as soon as possible.
The International Criminal Court faces mounting pressure to prosecute members of the Islamic State for alleged acts of genocide against the Yezidi community, along with crimes against humanity and war crimes against the civilian population. But is the ICC the best forum for prosecution?
Hundreds of civilians -- including at least 90 children -- have perished amid recent violence in Yemen. The United Nations has called out member states for apparent violations of international law but has taken no substantive action against them.
The U.S. has focused on Syria’s chemical weapons, but a Syria-based cyberattack on the New York Times has drawn less attention