When his beloved daughter shot herself with his favorite gun, Serbian General Ratko Mladic lost his mind, drenching the Balkans in blood. His capture last week may finally bring justice for his victims.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg peeks out of a chauffeured car upon arriving at the Élysée Palace for the G8 summit. Zuckerberg, who usually slumps around Silicon Valley in jeans and sandals, got all gussied up, donning a rare suit and tie before delivering a thundering speech to world political and business leaders. The Zuck discussed Facebook’s role in the Arab Spring and argued against Internet regulations proposed by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, saying, “You can’t isolate some things you like about the Internet and control other things you don’t.”
Talking to its enemies is not something that has ever come easily to America, but that’s the way most wars end. And as President Obama has at last acknowledged, it’s the way the 10-year war in Afghanistan must and should end.