A roundup of global commentary for the May 9, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the May 9, 2016 weekly magazine.
The new FDA regulations on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors is only a step toward raising a generation free of nicotine addiction.
Despite all its hand-wringing surprises, the contest has shown how democracy breeds innovation in ideas and people.
In just a few weeks, an EU-Turkey pact has led to a big decline in the flow of migrants into Greece. Its mix of compassion and legality could be a model for similar agreements.
In time for National Prayer Day, a study finds not only widespread reliance on prayer for healing but also the main predictor of prayer. (Hint: It has something to do with God’s love.)
The political turmoil in Iraq’s government reflects the struggle to counter Islamic State’s notion of clerical rule with democratic ideals of equality between all individuals.
As more people identify as ‘global citizens,’ the term needs an anchor in individual identity.
Trump’s foreign-policy speech finds some common ground with Clinton in the concern for protecting the innocent in Syria’s brutal war.
Rather than simply attack the country’s many domestic problems directly, a Saudi plan instead creates opportunities for a post-oil economy. It might help shift the global debate on climate change.
President Obama’s message on a European tour was that the Continent can help overcome its many woes by remembering the progress it has made – and the example it still sets for the world.