The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) is an international news organization that delivers global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, email newsletters, Amazon Kindle subscription, and mobile site. It was started in 1908 by Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of the Church of Christ, Scientist.

"By the most obvious metrics, the conflict has seen a spike in violence during the past two weeks, already half a year after President Trump declared his “fight and win” strategy....

"To save Raqqa from both terrorists and Assad, the SDF and its newly established Raqqa Civil Council must quickly establish a broad and democratic government."

“Mutual US-Turkey prodding of each other has become more and more frequent, as Erdoğan dabbles with a strategic realignment away from the US and Europe.”

"The head of UN peacekeeping said Haiti has made so much progress that he would recommend the Security Council pull out the nearly 5,000 multinational troops and police."

"A draft executive order, reportedly from the White House, could revive currently prohibited interrogation methods, which include waterboarding, and secret, 'black site' prisons."

“Rather than allow one group to hold control in the future peace planners want to rekindle the legacy of Syria as a place that was often inclusive.”