Hamas Rockets Traumatize Israeli Children

Outsiders might wish for Israel to keep out of Gaza, but Hamas’s persistent rocket attacks cause serious psychological harm to children, and Israel must do all it can to end them.

Former President Klaus's Flawed Defense of Crimea's Annexation

Former Czech President Vaclav Klaus is probably one of the most prominent foreign figures to defend the annexation of Crimea. That makes his flawed arguments particularly disconcerting.

China and Latin America: Pivots and Rivets

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited four Latin American countries last week, pledging money and tightening bonds with nations like Brazil and Argentina.

A Different Germany? Maybe

Riding high on their World Cup victory, the people of Germany are showing, in the words of Der Spiegel, “a new lightness of being, and a growing importance in the world.”