Identifying pressure points to advance rule of law abroad

Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace argues that despite billions spent, international actors have had limited success improving rule of law around the world.  She makes the case for several points of change to make reforms effective, including diplomatic pressure to constrain state power, support for local organizations with influence to shape cultural change, and coordinated involvement of US defense and intelligence agencies.

September 9, 2013 | Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld