Apr 29, 2014

Turkey's apology to Armenians only a first step

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's historic apology to descendants of Armenians who were killed during World War I is only a first step that should be followed by other measures to restore ties with the Armenian government.

Apr 5, 2014

The futility of torture to obtain information

Fom the most unexpected source — the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee — we now have the conclusion that torture, or "enhanced interrogation techniques," did not help the American government find Osama bin Laden in May 2011.

Jan 18, 2014

The need for a peace narrative in the Middle East

A physician-writer wonders why a common narrative of shared commercial and cultural interests cannot be developed in the Mideast like the one that Jewish and Arab business owners had in his hometown in northern Argentina a half-century ago.