Changes in Rome, the Netherlands, and Cuba illustrate our vocabulary of transition.
North Korea’s nuclear weapons test explosion underscores the need for stronger US leadership to prevent the testing, spread, and use of the world’s most dangerous weapons. US ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty would set a clear international standard.
Valentine’s Day may fall on Feb. 14, but earlier this month, indie music fans had a different kind of Valentine’s Day to celebrate – My Bloody Valentine, legends of the alternative scene, released their first album in over 20 years.
When a former secretary of State describes the US and China as 'frenemies,' she reminds the Monitor's language columnist that diplomatic lingo isn't all euphemism.