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.
A roundup of global commentary for the Feb. 13, 2017 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Feb. 13, 2017 weekly magazine.
As the US and Europe try new efforts against Russian disinformation, they can learn how citizens in Ukraine have been equipped to embrace the truth.
Even as nationalist parties rise in Europe, the island of Cyprus is trying to end 43 years of division between ethnic Greeks and ethnic Turks. If a split Cyprus can unify, might it set an example?
The prosecution of a huge scandal and popular demands for honest government have finally brought enough reforms to help revive Latin America’s largest economy.
By choice or necessity, lay members of many Protestant denominations are stepping into roles traditionally reserved for clergy.