Owen will have the power to compel the production of witnesses and documents from the British security and intelligence services.
Yet it is not just the acts of brutality that compel his attention: it is the ways in which they are licenced by authority.
They want President Obama and his European counterparts to compel the military to reinstate President Morsi.
They gave Congress the power to regulate commerce, not to compel it.
It's bad business, he hastened to add, but if that's what they want to do, the state should not be able to compel them otherwise.
And who is able to compel you to assent to that which appears false?
Send an army into Attica, and compel the Athenians to withdraw their forces from Potidaea.
I came to this room to-night with one deliberate purpose—to accomplish what I have done; to compel you to support this measure.
Will you then ostracize the South and compel the abolition of slavery?
In addition to this source of incompleteness, it seemed impossible to compel the tribunals to keep their records in proper shape.