If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.
It used to be that exiled leaders had the option to spend their forced retirement in sunny, exotic places, spending the money they brought with them. But with an increase in prosecutions through the International Criminal Court, ousted leaders have fewer options these days.
International lawyer Scott Horton says leaders who may be looking for a way out, such as former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, deposed Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo and Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi may find themselves running from the law rather than to a cushy retirement spot.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.