More than by military attacks, the Islamic State, commonly known as ISIS or ISIL, can be defeated if more Muslims counter its message that faith can come through coerced acts of presumed piety rather than freely chosen spiritual understanding.
Iraq has tapped a new leader who represents a possible inclusive leadership that can heal religious and ethnic divisions, based on unity around constitutional rights.
Letters to the Editor for August 18 and 25, 2014 weekly magazine:Tyrrell: Gangbangers, children, innocent, and guilty are all caught up in violence in Chicago.Herzog: We shouldn't allow Americans who fight in Syria to return to our country.
This week's round-up of commentary covers America's gun culture, the high rate of suicides among China's senior citizens, learning from WWI, the new era in US-Indian relations, and the shifting balance of global power.
By moving on Ukraine, Vladimir Putin looks to the past when he should be envisioning a fresh future for Russia.
The most diverse group of students ever will enter public schools this fall. With help from adults, they will shine.