The three largest economies have faced financial crises since 2008. The US and Europe are recovering while China’s leaders must regain credibility after a stock-market snafu.
After five years of temporary fixes to Greek debt, some debt relief for the country is now a live topic. As new talks begin for a bailout loan, both lenders and Greece must keep emotions at bay.
Soon after Britain asked world leaders to expose corruption, it decided to tackle money laundering in London’s property market. The best leadership against graft is taking action against it.
President Obama helped create the new country of South Sudan, and now he’s trying to save it from a violent civil war. He and others must first focus on building national identity and social trust.
Nations don't have to sing "Kumbaya" together. But even a chilly peace can make the world a better place.
First the Iran nuclear deal and now Turkey’s strategic decision to hit Islamic State in Syria has shaken the Middle East. Both events, however, should be seen as possible steps toward peace.
A round-up of global commentary for the July 27, 2015 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the July 27, 2015 magazine.
The highlight of Obama’s trip to Africa will be a summit on how to support entrepreneurs. US support for start-up businesses reflects a different approach to lifting the continent.
The Afghan government held its first-ever talks with the Taliban, and if a second round occurs in coming days, a strong precedent may be set for negotiating peace with violent Islamic groups.
The Chattanooga shootings, coming soon after the Charleston killings, call for better ways to reach troubled young men tempted by extreme views.