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The Foreign Affairs
The problem with Syrias demographis - - How Population Change Stymies Peace
By Tarek Osman


The Washington Post
The Hostages in Iran - - A Princeton University researcher joins others in captivity
By The Editorial Board


The Washington Post
This is not okay - - Trump is betraying the rule of law
By The Editorial Board


The New Republic
Is Trump running book sales - - Authors and publishers alike are finding that it's hard to sell books in a political climate where truth is stranger than fiction
By Morgan Jerkins


The New York Times
Trump finds reason for the U.S. to remain in Afghanistan - Minerals - - Last week, as the White House fell into an increasingly fractious debate over Afghanistan policy, Trump aides met with a chemical executive to discuss the potential for extracting rare-earth minerals
By Mark Landler & James Risen


The Foreign Affairs
Land grabs in Iraq - - The Competition Over ISIS-Freed Territory
By Vera Mironova & Mohammed Hussein


Christian Science Monitor
Renewed Mideast clashes stir talk of U.S. role, and its clout - - A spike in violence, some diplomatic message-sending, a step back. In a region known for that cycle, the wild card this time may be Washington’s deftness (and depth) as dealmaker
By Howard LaFranchi


The Washington Post
New hope for HIV cure as child remains virus free after final treatment - - The case establishes that HIV may be controllable in some way other than a daily, lifelong regimen of antiretroviral drugs.
By Ariana Eunjung Cha


Last Page - Mehdi Falahati
 
Health - Inovation
The New :York Times
Companies rush to develop - utterly transformative - Gene therapies - - Gene therapy for cancer is becoming a reality but works best for blood cancers like leukemia and not yet in more common ones like lung cancer.
By Denise Grady

Iran - U.S. Nuclear Deal
The New York Times
Avoiding war with Iran - - Once again, hawks are demanding action that could lead to disaster
By Editorial Board

U.S. - Iran IRGC
Asharq Al - Awsat
Iran threatens to hit U.S. bases as health of Rouhanis brother is deteriorates - - At a gathering of military commanders held in the city of Mashhad in the northeast of Iran, Baqeri said- Labeling the Revolutionary Guards the same as terrorist groups and applying similar sanctions to them is a big risk for America and its bases and forces deployed in the region
By Adel A- Salmi

Trump - Immigration
The New York Times
How trump is stealthily carring out his Muslim ban - - It is doing so through deceptively boring means - increasing administrative hurdles and cementing or even expanding the current travel restrictions that are not under review at the court
By Pahana Khera and Johnathan J. Smith

Iran - Nuclear Negotiations
The Washington Post
U.S. to certify Iran as compliant with nuclear agreement - - The decision followed heated internal debate that cast the secretaries of state and defense against some White House officials
By Karen DeYoung

Argument
The Foreign Policy
The Iran nuclear deal has been a blessing for Israel - - Two years on from the signing of the agreement to curtail Tehrans nuclear program, Israel and the region are safer than ever from the threat of mullahs with a bomb
By Carmi Gillion

Immigration - Travel Ban
The New York Times
Grandparents are exampt from travel ban, judge rules - - A federal judge in Hawaii ruled that the ban on travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries should not prevent grandparents and other close relatives of residents from entering the United States
By Miriam Jordan

Analysis
The New York Times
The Trump vision for America abroad - - The United States took important steps at the G-20 summit to strengthen Americas alliances while still protecting the nations interests
By Gary D. Cohn & H.R. McMaster

Environment
The Christian Science Monitor
Symbolism, significance -- What ice shelfs breakaway really means - - A stunning development in Antarctica could prompt people to leap to certain conclusions. The Monitors Amanda Paulson explains why they should not
By Amanda Paulson

Analysis
The Washington Post
America can succeed militarily in the Mideast. ISISs defeat in Mousul tells us how - - U.S. strategy of working closely with partners on the battlefield yields dividends
By David Ignatius

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
Secret details of Trump - Putin Syria cease - fire focus on Iranian proxies - - But experts doubt whether the U.S.-Russian pact can be enforced
By Colum Lynch

Globalization
The Foreign Affairs
Globalism And Nationalism - - Why Interconnectedness Does Not Threaten Sovereignty
By Or Rosenboim

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
How identity issues keep India and Israel apart - - And Why Modi's Visit May Not Signal a Transformation in Ties
By Michael Ben - Josef Hirsch, Manjari, Chaterjee Miller

Turkey & Human Rights
The New York Times
March for justice - Ends in Istanbul with a pointed challenge to Erdogan - - Hundreds of thousands of people protested Turkey's continued crackdown on opponents after a failed coup last year
By Carlotta Gall

Analysis
The Christian Science Monitor
On Syria, lack of a root - cause focus becomes a rising concern - - While Syria and the ISIS fight may be overshadowed by North Korea just now, competing interests, spillover risk, and the human toll all factor in as the Pentagon prepares to release its new strategy. Will it exhibit a shift in thought
By Howard LaFranchi

Human Rights
The Gatestone Institute
To the UN and UNESCO - Do not try to fence us in - - A majority of the members of the UN and the UNESCO which is part of it are states that cannot be regarded as lovers of press freedom
By Amir Taheri

Turkey & Human Rights
The Foreign Affairs
How Erdoganism is killing Democracy - - The End of Political Opposition
By Soner Cagaptay and Oya Rose Aktas

Essay
The Foreign Affairs
A new Truman Doctrine - - Grand Strategy in a Hyperconnected World
By Tim Kaine

Analysis
The New York Times
President Trump melting under criticism - - Unlike his predecessors, this president can’t seem to take the heat
By The Editorial Board

Iran -- Hostages
The Foreign Policy
U.N. chief makes secret bid ro win release of American detainee in Iran - - Can António Guterres succeed where the Obama and Trump administrations have failed
By Colum Lynch


Trump - Future of Am. Environment
The New York Times
The last best empty place in America - - Teddy Roosevelt left his initials on the outside wall of the community hall of Troy, a little shrug of a town along the river. But he left much more than that here in the far corner of northwest Montana and all over the West: an endowment to every American, rich and poor alike, their inheritance of public land
By Timothy Egan

News Analysis
The Foreign Policy
The Global consequences of Trumps incompetence - -

From China to the Gulf to Europe, the world's power players are moving ahead without America.


By Stephen M. Walts

Healthcare - GOP Senators
The Washington Post
3 GOP Senators come out against McDonnells repeal - only plan - - Centrist Republicans Susan Collins, Shelley Moore Capito and Lisa Murkowski all said they would oppose any vote to proceed with an immediate repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed that idea after defections from GOP senators effectively ended the party’s revamp of the health law.
By Juliet Eilperin and Sean Sullivan

Obituaries
The Washington Post
Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win fields medal in mathematics, dies at 40 - - Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician who in 2014 became the first woman awarded the Fields Medal, often called the most prestigious prize in mathematics, died July 15. She was 40
By Matt Schudel

Opinions
The New Republic
Nuclear Summer - - Will Trump's bluster spark a war with Iran
By Colin H. Kahl

Obamacare
The Christian Science Monitor
GOP Senate bill -- A long way from rpealing Obamacare - - Taking something away from voters is a very tricky proposition, as details of the Senates revised health-care bill emerged.
By Francine Kiefer

Immigration
The Washington Post
U.S. exceeds cap on refugees as resettlement agancies brace for slowdown - - State Department has also notified resettlement agencies that there will be a temporary pause before the government starts booking additional refugees for travel
By Abigail Hauslolner

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
Trumps trolls are waging war on Americas civil servants - - Alt-right bloggers are singling out government employees deemed hostile to the president’s agenda
By Kate Brannen, Dan De Luce and Jenna McLaughlin

Health - Inovation
The Washington Post
FDA nod could clear path for living drug - - Gene therapys approval would open new chapter in cancer treatment
By Laurie McGinley

Opinions
The New York Times
Israel to American Jews - You do not matter - - Decisions favoring the Orthodox send a cold message to much of the diaspora
By Thomas L. Friedman

Opinions
The New York Times
How we are ruining America - - College-educated Americans have become devastatingly good at making sure children of other classes can't join their ranks
By David Brooks

Science & Thechnology
The Christian Science Monitor
The break through and you . The broad reach of citizen science - - Our next story is about the power of collaboration. Computers and the internet have spawned a new era of citizen scientists, and you don't need a PhD to help make groundbreaking discoveries
By Eva Botkin - Kowacki

Opinions
The New Republic
Ann Coulter has discovered that Donald Trump is a most unsatisfying sock puppet - -
By Jeet Heer

News Analysis
The Foreign Policy
Saudi Arabia is weakening itself and strengthening Iran - - The young crown princes unrelenting hostility towards Iran and take-no-prisoners censure of Qatar is consistent with Trumps emerging, aggressive posture towards Iran
By Ross Harrison

Immigration
The Washington Post
Battle emerging inside Trum Administration over who controls immigration and refugees - - Thousands of diplomats not only stamp passports and issue visas, but also craft policy and make recommendations about who gets to visit, work and seek refuge in the United States. That tradition has now come into question
By Josh Rogin

Analysis
The New York Times
As E.U. and Japan strengthen trade ties, U.S. risks losing its voice - - If completed, a deal between two American allies would diminish the role of U.S. companies in those markets while rebuking President Trump's policies
By Peter S. Goodman

Opinions
The Christian Science Monitor
Why journalism is shifting away from objectivity - - Is balanced an outdated yardstick to measure reporters by? Some media observers say yes, but others call for a pragmatic objectivity. That dose not mean a dull recitation of facts – but instead listening with respect to differing ideas about the needs of the country. 
By Harry Bruinuis

Ethiopia
The Christian Science Monitor
In Ethiopia, lives and traditions disrupted by drought - - Our next story is superficially about drought in Africa. But it’s really a heartfelt tale about young love and camels and a wedding thwarted.
By Ryan Lenora Brown

Technology
The Christian Science Monitor
Rural women dig in to fight Southern Indias drought - - As with Aesop’s fable about “The Bundle of Sticks,” these women are stronger facing down an adversary – drought – together rather than trying to go it alone. Just substitute shovels for the sticks.
By Raksha Kumar

Analysis
The Washington Post
TThere is reason to doubt Saudi Arabias charming crown prince - - Yet as Prince Salman formally takes position to succeed his 81-year-old father, King Salman, there is growing reason for doubt about his capabilities
By The Editorial Board



    
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