A roundup of global commentary for the Dec. 12, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Dec. 12, 2016 weekly magazine.
With Japan’s leader set to make a historic visit to Pearl Harbor, the US is not asking for an apology, just as Japan did not ask Obama for one in his visit to Hiroshima. Friends are like that.
Iraq’s war on Islamic State in Mosul has one big difference from Syria’s war on Aleppo. It tries to protect civilians while Syria either attacks them or basic facilities. Iraq is on the side of history for humanitarian law.
German leader Angela Merkel, once opposed to a ban on face veils, now favors them in certain public places. As much of Europe moves toward such bans, it must debate them with both practicality and compassion.
The shared values of the European Union will not only help it survive each new challenge, such as the current one in Italy, but reshape how it lives up to its promise of continentwide peace and prosperity.
Preserving antiquities is important not just for culture and tourism. The ancient world is a reminder of the fleeting nature of human events.
Letters to the editor for the Dec. 5, 2016 weekly magazine.
A roundup of global commentary for the Dec. 5, 2016 weekly magazine.
Instead of running out of oil, the world may be able to leave some of it in the ground as transportation alternatives improve.
The growing popularity of 'fake news' offers an opportunity for everyone to stop, take a deep breath, and weigh the veracity of what they read online.
As Nigeria pushes back the violent jihadist group, the millions of victims of that war are in desperate need. Yet one need – resiliency – is being mirrored back to them by one woman’s images of hope.