Posts Tagged: accountability
Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.
The Syrian government has just confirmed the deaths of hundreds of detainees. Why?
The U.S. hasn't agreed to resettle any of its own torture victims, much less offered any other form of accountability.
Military leaders want more troops to help prop up an unaccountable Afghan government — one that even Afghans aren't interested in dying for.
ISIS may be more famous for cutting off heads, but it's Washington that's learning the hard way not to slash first and ask questions later.
Latin America's transition out of dictatorship hinged on two words the U.S. would be wise to heed: "Never again."
The Pentagon is long overdue for an audit of its $555 billion budget, but Congress has failed to hold it accountable.
The UN needs to do more to promote the rule of law within its own ranks.
The U.S.-backed Afghan government of Hamid Karzai is stamping out local government, which only inflames the country's insurgency.