After Zuma in South Africa

Feb. 16, 2018 6:55 p.m. ET Lawmakers in South Africa celebrated in Cape Town this week when Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as the country’s fifth post-apartheid president. The ascension of Mr. Ramaphosa marks the end of the nine-year Jacob Zuma era, which few South Africans will mourn. The charismatic Mr. Zuma, a former African …

The Russian Indictments

Feb. 16, 2018 6:59 p.m. ET The Justice Department on Friday indicted three Russian companies and 13 individuals for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and the man who should be most upset is Donald J. Trump. The 37-page indictment contains no evidence of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, but it does …

The Free-Speech University

Snow carpets the ground at the University of Chicago, and footfalls everywhere are soft, giving the place a hushed serenity. Serene, too, is Robert Zimmer, the university’s 70-year-old president, as he talks about a speaking invitation that could turn his campus turbulent. Steve Bannon is scheduled to talk at the school early next month—there’s no …