A welcome warning on climate change

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, June 18, 2015 I am an optimist, both by temperament and observation. But I maintain my hopeful outlook partly because I know that we can confront challenges, ones that people — perhaps less optimistic than I — will sound the alarms on. Pope Francis has issued just such a warning with his encyclical on … Continue reading

How to ensure that Russia will stick to the Ukrainian cease-fire deal

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, February 12, 2015 The deal announced Thursday to end the fighting in Ukraine will face the same obstacle the previous such agreement has faced: how to ensure that Russia will abide by it. Frustrated by Russia’s continued support for Ukrainian separatists, Western statesmen have begun discussing military assistance for the Ukrainian … Continue reading