Readers write in about women in the Olympics and in Iran, Christians in Iraq, children coping with failure, and right-wing rhetoric.
Iraq’s Christians have been targeted for kidnapping and forced to flee their homes. One advocate says that in a generation, Christians could be gone from the land they’ve lived in for 2,000 years.
Its relative success in Saturday's regional election reflects deep popular dissatisfaction with official corruption.
American support in strike against PKK rebels threatens relations with key Iraqi allies.