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The Foreign Policy
What Erdogan and Khomeini have in common - - The Turkish president’s post-coup crackdowns are following in the footsteps of Irans Islamic revolution
By Alireza Nader


The New York Times
The age of post - truth politics - - It is possible to live in a world of data but no facts
By William Davies


The Foreign Policy
Venezula on the brink - - How the State Wrecked the Oil Sector—and How to Save It
By Lisa Viscidi


The Christian Science Monitor
Anti - Americanism surges in Turkey, fueld by politicians and jealous press - - US Vice President Joe Biden will visit Turkey Wednesday to try to reassure President Erdoðan they still stand together against terrorism – and the coup attempt in July, about which conspiracy theories abound
By Scott Peterson


The Guardian
Gaza becomes social media warzone ahead of palestinian election - - Political rivals Hamas and Fatah are locked in a battle of words and images over conditions in the Hamas-ruled coastal strip
By Peter Beaumont


The Guardian
GOP mega - donor funds group calling pro - Palestiniane U.S students - Jew haters - - Sheldon Adelson-funded posters named students and professors at a college campus, saying they ‘have allied themselves with Palestinian terrorists’
By Sam Levin


The Foreign Policy
Choose your own adventure - the future of the world - - It’s not just the U.S. presidential platforms that will shape global politics in the years ahead -- it’s Americans’ theories of how the world works
By Stephen M. Walt


The Foreign Policy
Mousul, Raqqa, will fall within a year; Russia quits Iran - - Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend is stepping into a tough job. On Sunday, he took command of the U.S. war on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, tasked with retaking the cities of Mosul and Raqqa
By Paul McLeary & Adam Rawnsley

           
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Analysis
The Foreign Policy
What Erdogan and Khomeini have in common - - The Turkish president’s post-coup crackdowns are following in the footsteps of Irans Islamic revolution
By Alireza Nader

Venezuela
The Foreign Policy
Venezula on the brink - - How the State Wrecked the Oil Sector—and How to Save It
By Lisa Viscidi

Analysis
The Guardian
Gaza becomes social media warzone ahead of palestinian election - - Political rivals Hamas and Fatah are locked in a battle of words and images over conditions in the Hamas-ruled coastal strip
By Peter Beaumont

Opinions
The Foreign Policy
Choose your own adventure - the future of the world - - It’s not just the U.S. presidential platforms that will shape global politics in the years ahead -- it’s Americans’ theories of how the world works
By Stephen M. Walt

Opinions
The New York Times
20 years after reform, welfare is still broken - - In 1996, I joined a bipartisan coalition to break the cycle of dependency among the poor. Why it did not work?
By John Kasich

Turkey
The Christian Science Monitor
After a wedding bombing in Turkey, Erdogan calls for national unity - - A young Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 51 people at a wedding party in southeast Turkey Sunday
By Cinar Kiper - AP

Syria - ISIS
Guardian
ISIS appears to use civiliansas human shields to flee Syrian town - - Photographs appear to show Islamic State group flanked by civilians as they retreat from Manbij after defeat by US-backed fighters
By Mazin Sidahmed

News Analysis
The Christian Science Monitor
Behind Russia - Iran cooeration over Syria, a larger goal - -

Russia's use of a base inside Iran to launch strikes in Syria marks unprecedented cooperation between the Islamic Republic and a foreign power


By Scott Peterson

Saudi Arabia & Human Rights
The Foreign Policy
Yemen Carnage prompts new U.N. push to censor Saudi - led coalition - - Ban Ki-moon is threatening to put Riyadh and its allies back on a blacklist of countries that kill and maim children in war zones
By Colum Lynch

Iran - 1979 Revolution
The Foreign Affairs
In Iran, the wounds of the revolution reopen - - New Evidence of the 1988 Mass Killings
By Kasra Naji

News Analysis
The Foreign Policy
How the Islamic State seized a chemical weapons stockpile - - When jihadists captured a Syrian military base, they found a cache of some of the world’s most dangerous weapons buried in its bunkers. In Part II of an exclusive series, an Islamic State member explains how they eventually fell into the hands of the self-styled  - caliphate.
By Harald Doornbos & Jen Mussa

Analysis
The Foreign Affair
Americas awesome military - - And How to Make It Even Better
By Michael O Hanlon & David Petraeus

Editorials
The New York Times
Mr. Trumps foreign policy confusions - - Far from delivering a plausible blueprint for action, Donald Trump further exposed his ignorance and lack of understanding of world affairs
By The Editorial

Syria -- Iran
The Guardian
Russia uses Iranian airbase for first time in Syrian campaign - - Airstrikes carried out against Islamic State from base near Hamadan is a major step in collaboration between the two Assad allies
By Saeed Kamali Dehghan

Technology
The New York Times
Intels new mission - find fresh uses for its famous paranoia - - The worlds biggest semiconductor company is scrambling for a place in sensors, wireless networking and autonomous vehicles, as computing spreads to nearly every machine
By Quentin Hardy

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
A defense of Obamas Middle East - balancing act - -- From the Iraq drawdown to chemical weapons red lines to Russia’s war in Syria, a conversation with Robert Malley, the president’s top Middle East policy official
By Aaron David Miller

Saudi Arabia & Human Rights
The Foreign Affairs
Guardians of the gender gap - - How Saudi Arabias Guardianship System Harms Women and the Economy
By Hala Aldosri

Health & Science
The Washington Post
City weights choices against rising seas - - Proposed barriers trigger tensions over how to defend against the next Hurricane Sandy.
By Brady Dennis

Analysis
The New York Times
The cost of political instability in Nepal - - Continuing changes in leadership have led to stalled progress on trade issues, fairness to ethnic groups and recovery from last year's earthquake
By The Editorial Board

Gaza
The Christian Science Monitor
A window into Gazas future - through summer camps - -

The many options – from Hamases Pioneers of Liberation military camp to expensive, globally minded programs – reflect a diverse spectrum of worldviews


By Abeer Ayoub


Opinions
The New York Times
The age of post - truth politics - - It is possible to live in a world of data but no facts
By William Davies

Turkey
The Christian Science Monitor
Anti - Americanism surges in Turkey, fueld by politicians and jealous press - - US Vice President Joe Biden will visit Turkey Wednesday to try to reassure President Erdoðan they still stand together against terrorism – and the coup attempt in July, about which conspiracy theories abound
By Scott Peterson

Israel -- BDS
The Guardian
GOP mega - donor funds group calling pro - Palestiniane U.S students - Jew haters - - Sheldon Adelson-funded posters named students and professors at a college campus, saying they ‘have allied themselves with Palestinian terrorists’
By Sam Levin

Middle East
The Foreign Policy
Mousul, Raqqa, will fall within a year; Russia quits Iran - - Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend is stepping into a tough job. On Sunday, he took command of the U.S. war on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, tasked with retaking the cities of Mosul and Raqqa
By Paul McLeary & Adam Rawnsley

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
From political Islam to Muslim democracy - - The Ennahda Party and the Future of Tunisia
By Rached Ghannouchi

Philippine
The New York Times
Chilling tale in Dutertes during drug war - father and son killed in police custody - - Even amid the slaughter of the Filipino presidents war on drugs, the killings of Renato and Jaypee Bertes stand out
By Richard C. Paddock

Report
The Foreign Policy
Obama to Israel - our tax dollars would not go to your defense contractors - - Washington and Jerusalem are about to ink a groundbreaking arms package, but it hinges on ending sweetheart deals for Israel’s defense firms
By Dan De Luce & Paul McLeary

Syria
The Guardian
Aleppo doctor - shedding tears for the injustice children of Syria is not enough - -  medical emergency has been unfolding in slow motion in Syria for five years, says a critical care physician from Chicago who has worked in Aleppo
By Zaher Sahloul

Turkey & Human Rights
The New York Times
Turkey to release tens of thousands of prisoners to make room for coup suspects - - The government said in a decree that it would begin freeing up to 38,000 nonviolent offenders to make way for detainees including journalists, teachers, lawyers and judges
By Tim Arango & Ceylan Yeginsu

Documentaries
The Guardian
Anne Frank film shot during 2014 Israel - Gaza conflict secretly screened in Iran - - Anne Frank: Then and Now presents excerpts from the diary acted by two Israelis and eight Palestinian girls, one of whom performs in front of rubble from an Israeli airstrike
By Henry Barnes

Saudi Arabia & Human Rights
The New York Times
Stop Saudi arms sales until carnage in Yemen ends - - Given the civilian casualties, further American support for this war is indefensible
By The Editorial Board

Syria - Human Rights
The Foreign Policy
The war on Syrian doctors - - For five years, the Assad regime has relentlessly targeted medical workers in rebel-held territory. This is the story of their desperate fight to stay alive — and save lives
By Ellen Francis

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Germanys new global role Berlin Steps Up
By Frank - Walter Steinmeier

News Analysis
The Foreign Policy
Here come the young - - In the coming years, the population of people under the age of 30 in some of the most fragile and unstable countries is going to skyrocket. And the world is not ready for them
By Kristin Lord

America - Anti-Human Rights
The New York Times
Gunshots and anguish near a Mosque in Queens - - The deaths of an imam and his assistant on an Ozone Park street stir understandable anguish and anger
By The Editorial Board

News Analysis
The Guardian
Senators consider vote to block U.S. arms deal to saudi Arabia - - Rand Paul calls country ‘unreliable ally’ after Democrat Chris Murphy criticises US support for Saudi intervention in Yemen’s chaotic civil war
By Tom Kutsch

Environment
The Washington Post
Pakistan has more glaciers than almost anywhere on earth, but they are at risk - - Experts cite climate change, ice-selling and unrestricted access
By Tim Craig

Analysis
The New York Times
Once skeptical of executive power, Obama has come to embrace it - - Mr. Obama will leave the White House as one of the most prolific authors of major regulations in presidential history
By Benyamin Applebaum & Michael D. Shear

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Capitalism in crisis - - What Went Wrong and What Comes Next
By Mark Blyth

Iran & Human Rights
The Guardian
Audio file rvive calls for inquiry into massacare of Iran political prisoners - - Survivor likens recording of Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri objecting to 1988 executions to black box from crashed plane
By Saeed Kamali Dehghan



    
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