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When there is politics in the courtroom

Duncan McCargo: Fighting for Virtue. Justice and Politics in Thailand

THAILAND: A powerful elite in Thailand – Myanmar's neighbor – has for the past decade tried to solve the country's political problems with the courts, which has only exacerbated the situation. In a new book, Duncan McCargo warns against "legalization."

Deputy wars' hidden interests

Eli Berman, David A. Lake: Proxy Wars. Suppressing Violence through Local Agents

: PROXY WARS: The United States and Russia, Iran and Saudi Arabia have an indirect involvement in conflicts that are something quite different from conventional warfare.