Lebanon’s election of a new president not only marks its own attempt to reconcile religious factions but shows how Lebanon can be a model for other Middle East countries caught in religious violence.
While candidates and parties battle it out high in the political canopy, American democracy endures on the forest floor.
Like every paradigm-shifting technology, the internet has evolved quickly from interesting to essential. Security failures are not an option.
The Central American country, once a major haven for tax evaders, has quickly joined the global campaign for transparency between countries in declaring foreign assets. It deserves more gratitude for a swift change of heart.
A roundup of global commentary for the Oct. 31, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Oct. 31, 2016 weekly magazine.
South Africa, Gambia, and Burundi plan to withdraw from the International Criminal Court. While disappointing, their move cannot end the steady progress to establish universal ideals and norms of justice.
The American political mood is dark and pessimistic just now. This will force those elected in November to listen even more to those they oppose. What they find may surprise them.
A new UN report highlights how investments in girls at that critical age can do the most for global prosperity. This focus on their potential is a welcome change from simply highlighting their problems.
Thanksgiving arrives only days after the end of a divisive 2016 election campaign. The holiday’s virtues of humility and gratitude must help bring consensus and harmony.
A ranking of countries on their rule of law helps highlight the world's ongoing need for equality in justice. Yet just as important is raising the integrity of prosecutors as well as all citizens.
Walls can keep people, goods, and contraband at bay. But walls are only a temporary measure. Real security requires much more than a barrier.
A roundup of global commentary for the Oct. 24, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Oct. 24, 2016 weekly magazine.