Jorge Bergoglio, then archbishop of Buenos Aires, at a drug rehabilitation center, Buenos Aires, 2011. Fernando Massobrio/GDA via Associated Press

The Education of Pope Francis


Children playing in a polluted river, Jakarta, Sept. 19, 2012. Enny Nuraheni/Reuters

Our Common Home


ISIS fighters appear in a video online on Feb. 4, 2015.

How ISIS Will End


The European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Feb. 22, 2015. Mikka Luster (mikka.is)

Life and Death of the Euro



Far-right protesters carry banner reading “No Islam in Poland”

Crisis of Identity



Syrian refugees arriving on the island of Kos, Greece

Closing the Gates


Police patrol the predominantly North African neighborhood La Goutte d’Or, Paris

The Paradox of Arab France


French demonstration after the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine

Je Suis Charlie?


Leaders at the 26th Arab League Summit, Sharm El-Sheikh

A Call for Arab Diplomacy




Rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump aboard the USS Iowa, Los Angeles, Sept. 15, 2015. Mark Peterson/Redux

Understanding Conservatives


Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poses with U.S. Marines at the American Embassy, Cairo, March 16, 2011. Paul J. Richards/Pool/Reuters

Hillary the Hawk



Latino immigration supporters launch a voter registration campaign, Boulder, Oct. 28, 2015. Evan Semon/Reuters

Viva Latino Voters!


President Barack Obama with leaders of Arab nations at Camp David, Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland, May 14, 2015. Kevin Dietsch/Pool/Associated Press

Obama’s Tarnished Legacy in the Middle East