A roundup of global commentary for the Feb. 20, 2017 weekly magazine.
The president’s approach is both tough and flexible, a sign he may be open to a comprehensive solution with Congress to ease fears about US policy.
Voters in Indonesia’s capital may elect a Christian as governor, perhaps sending a message to much of the Muslim world about a religious test for secular leaders.
As solid and grounded as the Israeli settlements on the West Bank look, Israelis have never been the land's only inhabitants.
For weeks, protests against corruption have persisted in Romania because people now realize they hold the key to good governance.
Letters to the editor for the Feb. 20, 2017 weekly magazine.
The United Nations has begun to collect evidence of war crimes in the Syrian conflict, a necessary step for eventual prosecution and the post-war healing of Syrian society.
Security in Haiti has improved enough that the UN might soon pull out its forces. One reason: a novel approach to reducing neighborhood violence by listening to community concerns.
As it has lost ground, the militant group issued a strategy on ways for Muslims to operate as its online activists. The best counter strategy? Positive messaging.
Trump’s foreign affairs officials meet with other Western leaders for the first time this week. The big theme: the rise of voter fear in the US and Europe, reflected in nationalist politics. Germany’s leader has an answer for that.
A little more care of our constantly changing planet would make adapting to those changes less difficult.
In both the US and EU, a populist backlash against centralized power has revived interest in local activism, which often comes with an ethical imperative for neighborliness.