Like recent presidents, President Trump seeks to uplift Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala to help stem the flow of drugs and migrants. US priorities in the region may shift but its neighborliness should not.
As the US military hits out at new targets – Iran, Syria, and various terrorist groups – Congress must renew the legal authority for such actions. Soldiers must know that Americans support an agreed strategy. And foes must know of US resolve.
A new president and his young party have already shaken the traditional (and often corrupt) political order. Now Emmanuel Macron aims to set tough rules on ethics for French lawmakers. How will his reform differ from that in other countries?
The role of a woman in the terrorist attacks in Iran should help highlight the effort of several Muslim countries to train women as spiritual guides. The main purpose: to prevent recruitment of young people by jihadists.
Social experiments in Ontario and Finland test the idea that a minimal guaranteed paycheck can uplift and sustain people’s livelihood. Such tests may provide insight on the source of ‘self-efficacious’ attributes of character.