After Islamic State claimed credit for the killing of a French Catholic priest, leaders of major faiths gathered to counter this attempt to incite Muslims and Christians against each other. Peace is the norm between religions.
The US and Tunisia are each testing whether leniency toward individuals or businesses that are open about their corruption might lead to less corruption. Confession can be a shorter path to reconciliation.
Four recent attacks on the public, some with links to Islamic State, have raised fears but also calls not to allow fear to create an overreaction.
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A roundup of global commentary for the July 25, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the July 25, 2016 weekly magazine.
As major economies falter, India takes the lead with the world’s fastest growth. It can lure investors with its relative peace and certainty.
With its decision to intervene militarily in South Sudan’s conflict, the African Union shows it may yet live up to its goal of creating a continent of peace by 2020.
With a polarization perhaps at a peak in politics, Americans may be fed up – not just with ‘the system’ but their own acrimony. Hitting bottom in political fatigue may have its benefits.
Ms. Trump’s near-repetition of the first lady’s words suggests the two agree on an approach to education that views children in a whole new light.
From food to clothing, electronics to domestic help, the era of blissful consumer ignorance is, or should be, over.
The forces for democracy, both within Turkey and worldwide, stood up to the military plotters. A global infrastructure for freedom makes its harder for would-be strongmen to succeed.