One reason the United Nations is so focused on preventive diplomacy regarding North Korea is a growing emphasis on ‘positive drivers’ of peace. One example is the widening celebration of International Peace Day.
A leader of the European Union reflects on the need for values as other parts of the world try to link up Asia into EU-style unions.
After seeing Russian attempts to influence the US and French vote, Germany has learned to firmly protect the integrity of its democracy before a Sept. 24 vote.
A bipartisan group of state officials has started to visit prisons, meet crime victims, and engage with the criminal justice system. The goal: bring better reform to a broken system by understanding it more closely.
The military’s persecution of minority Muslims comes out of fears among many Buddhists for their religion. Aung San Suu Kyi can help relieve those fears with a higher moral narrative.
For the scientists of the Cassini mission, math has unrelentingly transformed Saturn from a curious jewel in the night sky into something we have vicariously touched and tasted.
A roundup of global commentary for the Sept. 11, 2017 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Sept. 11, 2017 weekly magazine.
As the East Coast hunkers down for Irma, Vermont’s post-hurricane experience in 2011 provides an opportunity to learn the power of appreciation for a community’s spirit and its resiliency.
This month, Colombia’s former guerrilla group called FARC transformed itself into a peaceful political party, perhaps setting a model of reconciliation for other countries in armed conflict.
Never before has a court in Africa annulled the election of a sitting president, yet Kenya’s justices did just that last week, adding to other successes on the continent in adopting democratic ideals.