Reflecting a global trend in anti-corruption protests, Romanians oust a prime minister, demonstrating an embrace of equality before the law.
A historic summit between the presidents of Taiwan and China may be Beijing’s recognition that the Taiwanese prefer civic principles like freedom over ethnic or cultural ties.
An unexpected summit on Monday suggests each country is ready to resolve issues about the past in order to deal with current challenges in Asia together.
Two actions in October may push Beijing to accept universal rules in maritime law: a UN court’s decision favoring the Philippines’ claim to islets taken by China and the transit of a US warship near a reef built up by the Chinese.
Everyone agrees that a strong middle class is important. But being middle class is about more than economics.
In his inaugural speech as Speaker of the US House, Rep. Paul Ryan reminds legislators and all Americans what it takes to bring about ‘boundless ... good.’
Letters to the editor for the Nov. 2, 2015 weekly magazine.
A round-up of global commentary from the Nov. 2, 2015 weekly magazine.
A Nov. 1 election may confirm a trend seen in a June vote that Turkey may be joining those democracies finding unity on civic values. Will membership in the European Union follow?
The war on Islamic State may not be won with military might or theological arguments but by providing role models for young Muslims seeking purpose and belonging. This would dry up the group’s recruitment stream.
One year into Joko Widodo’s presidency, his campaign hope for Indonesians to think differently about corruption needs help – from the people.