US indictments of FIFA officials is a welcome move to clean up the world’s most popular sport. Every dominant sports organization needs better integrity checks against a desire to make money over the need for fair and clean regulation of sport.
The US and other nations have stepped up their military role in Syria as the Assad regime weakens. But they must not repeat the mistake made in Iraq and Afghanistan and hold low expectations for postwar reconstruction. Muslim societies can be democratic.
A round-up of global commentary for the May 18, 2015 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the May 18, 2015, weekly magazine.
The US-Saudi relationship epitomizes the old maxim that nations don’t have permanent friends or enemies, only interests.
In preparing a visit to Africa, President Obama hopes to bring US investment in technology. Yet he may find Africa already on its way to indigenous innovation.