As peace talks and a truce advance, new ideas are proposed to rebuild a post-war Syria. From the war-torn city of Homs, one woman offers useful advice.
Letters to the editor for the April 11, 2016 weekly magazine.
A roundup of global commentary for the April 11, 2016 weekly magazine.
Despite recent sectarian violence and harsh rule, the Central African Republic renews its democracy – and hope – with a newly elected president. It is a model for a continent drifting toward autocracy.
Myanmar’s first civilian president in half a century pleads for patience, a virtue that many leaders find useful when coupled with moral strength.
A guilty verdict of genocide for a leading figure in the 1990s Balkan Wars serves as a lesson for Europe as it struggles with mass violence today.
In a country noted for terrorist attacks, Pakistanis show an unusually hopeful response to the Easter bombing of a children’s playground.
Heroic work by teachers and administrators often makes a difference in public education. But good schools take more than that.
A roundup of global commentary for the March 28, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the March 28, 2016 weekly magazine.
‘Helping people in need’ trumps ‘spending on me’ in a poll of seniors
Artificial intelligence beat a human in the ancient game of go – and that’s OK.