Promoting peaceful atomic energy while keeping nuclear weapons in check will require a strong International Atomic Energy Agency. Its current struggle to pick a new director shows how high the stakes are.
Readers write about parental participation in education, making the case for women as leaders, why many countries should be concerned about cyber attacks from China, and why Muslims, too, should be careful in their speech to others.
Readers write about the need for sustainable, eco-friendly jobs, why it's time women took the lead in world affairs, why the US must take strong action against Mexican drug violence, and how sanctions reflect our values.
The strategy must focus less on elections and more on political bargains that promote a new Iraqi national compact.
Readers write about grade inflation at US colleges, whether ministers are to blame for evangelicalism's collapse, why Hamas is not a terrorist organization, and how a recipe from the Monitor became a family's tradition.
Readers write about how e-readers open up new possibilities for book lovers, why there should be a science Wordnik, and why labels don't accurately describe generations.