A confluence of factors has pushed humanitarian needs to a level surpassing what was seen at the end of World War II. But in a report given exclusively to the Monitor, aid experts say the know-how is in place to build a 21st-century response system.
In the aftermath of the bombings, Belgian officials have disclosed a number of discoveries suggesting the Islamic State’s interest in Belgium’s nuclear facilities – and lapses in those facilities’ security measures.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fulfilled his campaign pledge to take in 25,000 Syrian refugees, in contrast with the US. Behind the welcome is a national ethic of welcoming the victims of the world's conflicts – and the tragic fate of a toddler.