After a US drone killed the Taliban leader, a new leader emerges whose background suggests he might not oppose peace talks with the Afghan government. All countries involved in possible negotiations must pursue this possibility – especially Pakistan.
A corruption scandal has rolled over Brazilian society, claiming a president and putting many in jail. Now one big culprit, a construction firm, appears to be contrite. Will its ‘sincere’ apology trigger a moral catharsis?
Vermont wisely votes down pot legalization. One big reason: the record of highway risks from drugged drivers in Colorado and Washington State. Legalization should not create a problem while trying to solve one.