Calling for calm amid North Korea tensions, Trump’s handling of North Korea will signal his approach to Iran, Facebook still not taking full responsibility for Russia ad-buys, The AfD’s unsurprising Bundestag election, UN reform is needed, but difficult

A roundup of global commentary for the Oct. 9, 2017 weekly magazine. Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

Donald Trump Continues To Prove He’s An Awful Leader — STILL Griping At Puerto Rico And Teasing North Korea

Talk about leading from behind. Donald Trump completely under-cut his Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, this morning by blowing back against a claim that Tillerson made earlier this week on American diplomats being in contact with North Korean officials to avoid nuclear war. And in exactly two tweets, Trump betrayed his worldview on this issue:(…)

More Than 60,000 People Are Still Living in Hotels 1 Month After Hurricane Harvey

(HOUSTON) — It has been a month since Hurricane Harvey brought devastating wind and flooding to the Texas coast and Houston area, and while the water has receded and businesses have reopened, huge debris piles in front of thousands of homes serve as a constant reminder that there’s still a long way to go in(…)

Teresa Giudice Admits She Has ‘No Idea’ If She’ll ‘Still Be Married To Joe In 40 Years’ — Whoa!

Marriage isn’t easy, especially when your partner is in prison. Teresa Giudice has learned this the hard way as her husband, Joe Giudice, is currently serving a three-plus-year sentence at the Fort Dix Correctional Institution. To make matters worse, this prison stint came only a handful of months after Tre’s own time behind bars. Video:(…)

Huh?? New Report Says Blake Griffin WAS Still With His Baby Momma When He Began Dating Kendall Jenner

This is getting real messy! According to The Blast, Blake Griffin’s baby momma Brynn Cameron has moved out of their Manhattan Beach house and into a temporary residence. Related: Kendall Jenner Storms The Tom Ford Runway! An insider says Cameron and the basketball star were still in a relationship until he “made it very clear(…)

Jennifer Lopez Still Hasn’t Heard From Family in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Jennifer Lopez hasn’t been able to get in contact with her family in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit the island this week. The Shades of Blue star took to Instagram on Thursday, September 21, to share a message with her fans urging them to help with relief efforts — and shared her concern forThis(…)