Letters to the Editor for the March 31, 2014 weekly magazine: Budget deficits now threaten benefits for veterans. Nobody likes to pay higher taxes, but America has a responsibility to those it sends to war. Syria's civil war is fundamentally a conflict between Sunni Muslims and Alawites, Christians, and Druze. By supporting the rebels, Mr. Obama has taken sides in a religious war.
Saudi Arabia is unhappy that the US won't do its bidding over Syria, and that it didn't back Egypt's Hosni Mubarak during mass street protests against his rule. Should Obama care?
As US president Barack Obama looks to mend ties with Saudi Arabia in Riyadh today, the Saudis hope to shore up regional support. Their $1.5 billion gift has raised suspicions among Pakistanis.
Turkey has tried to stay out of the Syrian war, but a leaked recording shows officials planning a limited action. The government has blocked YouTube to halt the spread of the recording.
President Obama's trip to Saudi Arabia comes as a Middle East struggle over 'political Islam' reaches a boiling point. The president can ask his royal hosts what is the best form of government for the world's Muslims.
World Water Day is celebrated Saturday, March 22, and agriculture innovators in many countries are finding ways to use water more efficiently. Eaters and consumers can do their part to save water through the food choices they make each day, long after World Water Day.
On foreign policy issues including the Crimea crisis, the Obama administration failed to act when it could, Mitt Romney says in a new op-ed. A firestorm on social media has ensued.