The national storm over Indiana's religious freedom law at least pushes state lawmakers to now prevent another form of discrimination. Balancing rights and the interests of minorities requires forbearance and charity.
Political dynasties and political newcomers both have pluses and minuses. In the end, voters must focus on the individual.
As the Islamic State and other groups step up attacks in the Mideast and North Africa, the responses of each country matter even more – and reveal sharp differences. Which response will best lead to peace?
This week's round-up of global commentary includes what Japan can learn from Germany about dealing with its history, why the European Union should only rely on NATO forces, a measured response to terrorism in London, a stand for asylum seekers in Israel, and how Africa's ungoverned spaces contributed to the spread of Boko Haram.
Letters to the editor for the March 23, 2015 weekly magazine.
As killings drop in Mexico, a study measures the country's potential for peace. It finds attitudes and institutions in place that give Mexico a 'peace surplus.'