Syrian diplomats say Damascus is serious about making peace, and hope Washington will lean on Israel's new government.
The hawkish prime minister, who presented his new government Tuesday, shows a distinct change in style and tactics – though not substance – since his 1996-99 term.
Readers write about the threat of terrorism's global reach, a doctor's role in their patient's healthcare, and why Muslims and nonMuslims should take care in how they address each other.
Promoting peaceful atomic energy while keeping nuclear weapons in check will require a strong International Atomic Energy Agency. Its current struggle to pick a new director shows how high the stakes are.
Arab League likely support Sudan's Bashir against war crimes charge, but discourage ties with Iran.