International

07/31/2015 - 8:24pm

    At the core of any conflict lies invisibility. The enemy cannot be seen, at least not if seeing betokens the start of understanding. The other is there, a menacing and ineffaceable presence, but is invisible in his or her human dimensions.

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07/23/2015 - 9:20pm

    After months of deadlines that turned out not to matter and final demands that weren't met, the threat of a one-way ticket from the euro seems to have finally persuaded Greece to capitulate to its creditors. For all of France's diplomatic scrambling...

07/17/2015 - 12:10am

            If there’s a world center of despair, it may be South Sudan, enveloped in an increasingly brutal war in which children are raped and then burned alive. But against that grim backdrop, one local man has undertaken a journey that is an affirmation of...

07/17/2015 - 12:03am

            By voting no in last Sunday's referendum, and by such an impressive margin, Greece won itself a moment's elation -- and may come to regret the consequences for years. It was one more in an absurdly extended series of miscalculations.

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07/16/2015 - 11:49pm

            Greece is a faraway country with an economy roughly the size of greater Miami, so the United States has very little direct stake in its ongoing disaster. To the extent that Greece matters to us, it’s mainly about geopolitics: By poisoning relations...

07/16/2015 - 11:48pm

            Two minutes into his election victory speech on May 8, Prime Minister David Cameron referred to the need to rebalance the British economy by "building that Northern powerhouse." On Wednesday, Chancellor George Osborne added some fiscal flesh to...

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