National Affairs: A WORLD OF GROWTH, A WORLD OF LAW

"One of the great purposes of this Administration," wrote the President just before taking off on his global tour, "is to advance the rule of law in the world." Last week at India's Delhi University, he spoke to the "great purpose." Excerpts:

A WORLD of swift economic transformation and growth must also be a world of law. The time has come for mankind to make the role of law in international affairs as normal as it is now in domestic affairs.

Of course the structure of such law must be patiently built, stone by stone. The cost will be a great deal of...