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The New York Post
U.S. must take sides in Syria to avoid an end worse than ISIS - - Among the different “goals” that President Obama has declared for his “fight” against the Islamic State, the most frequently cited is “to push them back.” Obama doesn’t make it clear...
By Amir Taheri


the New York Times
ISIS and Vietnam - - There are parallels between the war in Vietnam and the conflict now in Iraq and Syria that haven't been fully explored
By Thomas L. Friedman


The Foreign Policy
The forgothen Yazidis - - The refugees who once captured the world's attention now sit outside the spotlight, wondering how they will survive the winter
By Sheren Khalel & Mathew Vickery


The Daily Telegraph
Israeli MP proposed banning Islamic prayer call - - New legislation by coalition partner could silence the muezzin call from local mosques on the grounds of "noise pollution"
By Robert Tait


Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Asia for Asians - - Moscow and Beijing have disagreements about the future order they envision for their regions. But they agree that the geopolitical order of the East should be in opposition to that of the West—and that has led to significantly closer bilateral relations
By Gilbert Rozman

U.S. -- Internal Affairs
The Atlantic
Shrinking prisons: Good crime fighting & good government - - Corrections is the ultimate human service—and it can be done more cheaply and more effectively without locking so many people up
By Eric Schnurer

News Analysis
the New York Times
ISIS and Vietnam - - There are parallels between the war in Vietnam and the conflict now in Iraq and Syria that haven't been fully explored
By Thomas L. Friedman

Afghanistan
The Foreign Affairs
The good war ? - - More than 13 years after 9/11, the Afghan war is far from over, even if Washington insists that the U.S. role in it will soon come to an end. Three recent books help explain why, and what Washington needs to do next to protect the gains that have been made
By Peter Tomsen

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
Children of the Caliphate -- The Islamic State is raising an army of child soldiers, and the West could be fighting them for generations to come
By Kate Brannen

Egypt & Human Rights
The Washington Post
Egypt's leader grants military broad powers to put civilians on Trail - - Decree allows military prosecution for crimes including destroying public property and blocking roads
By Erin Cunningham

Iran & Human Rights
The New York Times
Human Rights in Iran worsen, U.N. investigator says -- The investigator, Ahmed Shaheed, said executions and oppression of women have increased, even as Iran’s president seeks rapprochement with the West
By Somini Sengupta

Opinions
The National Review
The enduring power of story - - The clash of conflicting narratives about America is what’s tearing us apart
By Jonah Goldberg

Israel & Human Rights
The Daily Telegraph
Palestinian ' apartheid ' bus row escalates as Israeli minister MosheYa'alon ordered explain ban - - Decision by Israel's defence minister has led to accusations of racial segregation despite official insistence that it is motivated by "security" concerns Decision by Israel's defence minister has led to accusations of racial segregation despite official insistence that it is motivated by "security" concerns
By Robert Tait

Afghanistan
The New York Times
Afghanistan's unending addiction - - The opium production problem seems to be getting worse. What went wrong with the multiyear, multibillion-dollar narcotics program?
By Editorial Board

Analysis
The Christian Science Monitor
Fortress Israel: Can people make peace when they don't talk - - As Israelis grow skeptical about achieving peace, they have walled themselves off from their Arab neighbors
By Christa Case Bryant

Opinions
The New York Times
Israeli, Palestinian & Jordanian environmentalists may have the best model for Middle East peace - - Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmentalists may have the best model for Middle East peace
By Thomas L. Friedman

Egypt & Human Rights
The Washington Post
Egypt's repression of civic activists is a serious mistake - - The United States should craft a policy to support a stable society
By Thomas Carothers

Iraq & Human Rights
The Washington Post
For Iraq's Sunnis, militias pose an extra threat - - “They don’t respect human rights, they arrest anyone,” he said. “They kill, they behead, they burn houses.” He was referring not to the Islamic State but to the government-backed Shiite militias alongside whom the pesh merga are fighting the Sunni extremist group in an uneasy marriage of convenience
By Sarah Margon

News Analysis
The Foreign Policy
A nuclear deal might not set off an Iranian business boom - - Discord between the White House and Congress over any potential deal with Tehran could keep foreign companies from racing back into Iran
By Jamila Trindle

North Korea
The New York Times
U.S. commander sees key nuclear step by North Korea - - Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, the top American military leader in South Korea, says he believes the North is capable of making a nuclear weapon small enough to fit atop a ballistic missile
By David E. Sanger

Iran - Pakistan
The Daily Telegraph
Iran shells Pakistan border town in retaliation for militant strikes - - Iranian and Pakistani troops traded artillery fire over their border today amid growing tensions over Islamabad’s failure to stop terrorist attacks by Sunni militants
By Dean Nelson

Opinions
The New York Times
The working nation - - There is a clear agenda for job growth that can materially and spiritually reinvigorate America. We just need to be willing to pursue it.
By David Brooks

Opinions
The New Republic
Women don't stick with the science. Here's why - - At each stage of their careers, more women than men leave the most prestigious path
By Rotem Ben - Shachar

Technology
The Daily Teleraph
Drones are going to be a part of your day - to - day life very soon - - We've become so overexposed to technology that the extraordinary is now very, very ordinary
By Willard Foxton


Iran & Human Rights
MSN News
Family of jailed Washington Post journalist, held for 100 days, asks Iran to free him - - “If Iran has any evidence against Jason then why have we not heard of it?” the family statement said. “If, after 100 days, Iran’s professionally trained and liberally employed interrogators have found evidence against Jason then why has he not been charged and permitted to employ an attorney and defend himself?
By

News Analysis
The New York Post
U.S. must take sides in Syria to avoid an end worse than ISIS - - Among the different “goals” that President Obama has declared for his “fight” against the Islamic State, the most frequently cited is “to push them back.” Obama doesn’t make it clear...
By Amir Taheri

Iran's Economy
The New York Times
Economic pain looms large for Iranians in nuclear negotiations - - But American and European officials say they think they have some new leverage: falling oil prices that are adding to Iran’s pain at a time when its oil revenue has dropped by more than half because of sanctions
By Thomas Erdbrink

Middle East
The Foreign Policy
The forgothen Yazidis - - The refugees who once captured the world's attention now sit outside the spotlight, wondering how they will survive the winter
By Sheren Khalel & Mathew Vickery

Israel & Human Rights
The Daily Telegraph
Israeli MP proposed banning Islamic prayer call - - New legislation by coalition partner could silence the muezzin call from local mosques on the grounds of "noise pollution"
By Robert Tait

News Analysis
The Foreign Policy
It's not Washington's fault - - Not only is it wrong to blame the Islamic State's rise on the U.S. failure to secure a two-state solution -- it's also flat-out dangerous
By Aaron David Miller

U.S. -- Israel
The Foreign Policy
White House undermines top Israeli official at home - - The Obama administration's decision to snub Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon by denying him meetings with top American officials may have had one more purpose beside wanting to punish him for his harsh criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry: to weaken him politically at home
By Gopal Ratnam

Brazil
The Foreign Affairs
More change, more future - - In her victory speech on Sunday night, Rousseff promised to reform politics, combat corruption, and rejuvenate the industrial economy
By Kathryn Hockstetler

Iran & Human Rights
MSN - The Huffington Post
Woman hanged in Iran sent family chilling message - - My kind mother, dear Sholeh, the one more dear to me than my life, I don’t want to rot under the soil. I don’t want my eye or my young heart to turn into dust. Beg so that it is arranged that as soon as I am hanged my heart, kidney, eye, bones and anything that can be transplanted be taken away from my body and given to someone who needs them as a gift
By Eline Gordts

Pakistan
The New Republic
Polygamy and child wives: Women's Rights Are Going in the Wrong Direction in Pakistan
By Rafia Zakari

U.S. -- Israel
The Daily Telegraph
U.S - Israel relationsin ' crisis ' after White House snub - - Israel's defence minister experienced humiliating knock-backs when he asked to meet senior American officials on a visit to Washington
By Robert Tait

Analysis
The New York Times
Oil gives Kurds a path to independence, and conflict with Baghdad - - Kurdish officials are desperately trying to sell oil abroad, even as the Iraqi government and the United States are blocking their attempts
By Azam Ahmed & Clifford Krauss

Education
The New York Times
The American dream is leaving America - - We expect each generation to do better, but, currently, more young American men have less education (29 percent) than their parents than have more education (20 percent)
By Nicholas Kristof

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
Is laziness the cause of economic inequality? - - Americans and the British lean toward moral weakness, but the rest of the world blames government policies
By Bruce Stokes

Tunisia
The Christian Science Monitor
In Tunisia, source of Arab Spring, voters focused on Jobs, not Jihad - - Voters in Tunisia, where an uprising in 2011 triggered the Arab Spring, are headed to the polls Sunday. The country's tough economy, including high unemployment, is the dominant issue
By John Thorne

Iran & Human Rights
The MSN News
Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign - - Iran executed Saturday a 26-year-old woman who had spent five years on death row for the murder of a former intelligence official, defying international pressure to spare her life
By

Opinions
The Washington Post
Iraq and the U.S. are losing ground to the Islamic State - - The Islamic State is overrunning our allies.
By David Ignatius

Science
The New York Times
Ebola vaccine, ready for test, sat on the shelf - - An Ebola vaccine effective in monkeys was not tested in humans until now, after the severe outbreak in West Africa forced governments to step in
By Dennis Grady

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
More small wars - - Washington doesn’t have the luxury of simply avoiding insurgencies, so it needs to figure out how to fight them better. Drawn from more than a decade of war, here are ten lessons for doing so
By Max Boot

ISIS - Middle East
The Christian Science Monitor
Islamic State siege of Kobane: Did Turkey shoot itself in the foot? - - The Iraqi Kurds have agreed to send fighters to help Kobane fend off the Islamic State. Critics say Turkey’s foot-dragging on the siege alienated its allies.
By Alexander Christie - Miller



    
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