The CWWL is an autonomous body comprised of current and former chiefs of state
and heads of government.
Time for NAM flimflam: Iranian officials are busily traveling around the world handing out official invitations for chiefs of state
to come to Iran for the August 26-31 summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).
A French court dismissed the Iraqi leader's libel suit against the weekly Le Nouvel Observateur, ruling Tuesday that he should have sued under laws protecting chiefs of state
from insult, rather than under libel laws.
It goes back at last 2,500 years to ancient Greece and has been used in the modern world for chiefs of state
arriving on state visits.