As Queen Elizabeth II becomes Britain's longest-serving monarch her reign seems to be enjoying a renaissance.
A president's legacy is written in clay, not granite. One generation gives a thumbs up, the next a thumbs down. No presidency is every really over.
Peaceful protests that helped oust the Guatemalan president set a template for rejecting the fears that keep corruption in place. Seven months of a popular rising also showed the power of shared ideals in demanding honest governance.
A round-up of global commentary for the Sept. 7, 2015 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Sept. 7, 2015 weekly magazine.
As Chinese leader Xi Jinping holds a summit with President Obama and takes command of the G20, he must also define what values China offers as it tries to reshape the international system.
As the nature of war changes, the International Committee of the Red Cross is struggling to ensure compliance with the humanitarian principles of the Geneva Conventions. Even the most extreme militants must be convinced of the need to protect civilians.
A renewed cease-fire, debt restructuring, and more reforms are helping transform Ukraine from a crisis into an opportunity for Europe.
Donald Trump’s promise of a secure wall on the US-Mexican border reflects a trend in many nations to fortify their boundaries. A better course lies in more cooperation between countries and tackling root causes of perceived border threats.
The "energy crisis" hit like a locomotive in the 1970s. Today's "energy revolution" didn't happen suddenly. It grew out millions of innovations, processes, and decisions.
A garbage-pickup crisis has sparked protests aimed at fixing a government stalemated for too long by the attempt to balance religious rivalry. Lebanon may set an example in the Mideast for government based on individual equality regardless of faith.
A round-up of global commentary for the Aug. 31, 2015 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Aug. 31, 2015 weekly magazine.