Peace & Stability Journal, Volume 1, Issue 1
Mister Robert C Browne
Peace and Stability Journal by the US Army War College, Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute
"“Rule of law” is one of those big ideas that are essential to a favorable world order in the 21st century. As Plato’s quote above reminds us, rule of law is not a new idea and historically it appears to have a degree of universality. For example, throughout Islamic history, the population and rulers alike were expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the word of God as recorded in the Qur’an (Koran) and the Prophet’s life as provided in the Sunnah and expressed in Sharia..."