South Korea’s leader has asked her people to end their ‘victim mentality’ about past big-power aggression. It was a call that might help other countries whose aggressive ways are driven by a lingering victimhood over ancient grievances.
A proposed peace deal with rebels failed at the polls, but the pact’s main supporters – victims of Colombia’s long war – know that forgiveness lies at the heart of peacemaking.
Now that the US has blamed Russia for hacking the Democratic Party, it should use the attack to build a consensus among nations for a code of conduct in the digital universe.
Politics has always been contentious. People differ. Beliefs differ. But the orderly process of democracy deserves support that supercedes politics.
A roundup of global commentary for the Oct. 10, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Oct. 10, 2016 weekly magazine.