There are apparently more disadvantages than advantages in envisaging a trial for Bin Laden. Still, the fact that the most egregious criminal of this century was killed in an attempt to arrest him shows that we are still far from a global rule of law. And, quite aside from the euphoria of the population in the very first moments, it will now be more difficult build a just world order.
Daniele Archibugi is a director at the Italian National Research Council (CNR), and professor of innovation, governance and public policy at Birkbeck College.
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