Want to persuade a friend or family member to open up to your perspective on a hot-button issue? Former debate coach Julia Dhar tells you how.

In the Internet era, conflict is constant, invisible, and deadlier than ever. No longer is the country with the biggest army or most missiles the most powerful — instead, those wielding the best algorithm can dominate, says foreign policy strategist David Rothkopf.

We can all play a role in helping defuse even the most bitter conflicts. Veteran negotiator William Ury shares his hard-won insights.

Smart ways to handle your next heated situation, shared by Nadia Lopez. She should know — she’s a school principal.