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The MSN News
Jimmy Carter: I could have wiped Iran off the map - - Carter suggested Operation Eagle Claw, a failed 1980 attempt to rescue the hostages taken by Iranian revolutionaries at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, could have been successful if he committed one more helicopter to the mission.
By Jimmy Carter


The Washington Post
The Syria challenge - - How do we unify the “moderate opposition”?
By David Ignatius


The New York Times
Order vs. disorder, part 4 - - The strategy of "containment" this go-round is not what it was during the Cold War
By Thomas L. Friedman


The Foreign Policy
The Case against Qatar - - The tiny, gas-rich emirate has pumped tens of millions of dollars through obscure funding networks to hard-line Syrian rebels and extremist Salafists, building a foreign policy that punches above its weight. After years of acquiescing -- even taking advantage of its ally's meddling -- Washington may finally be punching back
By Elizabeth Dickenson


Latest News
The MSN News
Jimmy Carter: I could have wiped Iran off the map - - Carter suggested Operation Eagle Claw, a failed 1980 attempt to rescue the hostages taken by Iranian revolutionaries at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, could have been successful if he committed one more helicopter to the mission.
By Jimmy Carter

Opinions
The New York Post
Still no coalition - or true strategy - - A month after President Obama agreed to do “something” about Islamist terror in Iraq, it may be time to take stock. The centerpiece of Obama’s “something” was to create a...
By Amir Taheri

Middle East
The Foreign Policy
The Case against Qatar - - The tiny, gas-rich emirate has pumped tens of millions of dollars through obscure funding networks to hard-line Syrian rebels and extremist Salafists, building a foreign policy that punches above its weight. After years of acquiescing -- even taking advantage of its ally's meddling -- Washington may finally be punching back
By Elizabeth Dickenson

News Analysis
The Christian Science Monitor
Is U.S being weak - or careful - on Hong Kong protests? - - As pro-democracy protests continue in Hong Kong, critics are calling for US sanctions on China. But, as long as the demonstrations remain largely peaceful, some US-China experts counter that the US is right to take a cautious approach, especially publicly
By Howard LaFranchi

India - USA
The Washington Post
A renewed U.S. - India partnership for the 21st century - - A joint op-ed from the countries’ leaders
By Narendra Modi & Barack Obama

Analysis
The New York Times
AU - turn for a teminal built in Texas to import natural gas -- Qatar Petroleum wants to export American gas by converting the terminal to export from import at a cost of at least $10 billion
By Clifford Krauss

Energy
The New Republic
Solar power could provde almost one - third of world's electricity within a fw decades - - In today's world of fiat currencies and floating exchange rates, a return to the gold standard seems to be nowhere on anybody’s horizon. Yet gold still has special properties that no other currency can claim -- which is why China is boosting its holdings
By Rebecca Leber

Turkey
Christian Science Monitor
Turkey shifts tone on Islamic State. Will it join U.S - led coalition? - - President Erdogan, courted by Obama and Biden while in New York, says Turkey is ready to play a more active role against the Islamic State. It has had many misgivings
By Dominique Soguel

Opinions
The Washington Post
The logic in exporting U.S. oil - - The benefits are huge. Surging U.S. production has created thousands of jobs, helped stabilize global oil markets and curbed our import dependence. From 2008 to 2014, net imports dropped about 50 percent
By Robert J. Samuelson

News Analysis
The Washington Post
Obama: U.S. misjudged rise of Islamist State - - In a “60 Minutes” interview, the president also acknowledged that the U.S. overestimated Iraq’s ability to fight the militant group, which on Sunday pounded a strategic Syrian town with artillery shells
By Sebastian Payne

Opinions
The National Review
Enough idealism - - How two presidents courted Middle East disaster
By David French

Turkey
The New York Times
Turkey inching toward alliance with U.S. in Syria conflict - - Turkey is caught between conflicting interests: defeating Islamic militants across its border with Syria while not strengthening Kurdish separatists inside Turkey
By Anne Barbard & Mark Landler

Iran & United States
The Daily Telegraph
Iran's Ruhani: Hopefully one day ties with U.S. will be strong - - Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant disagreements in the most recent round of nuclear talk
By Josie Ensor

Analysis
The Washington Post
An Israel equal for all, Jewish or not - - What was necessary for Israel after the Holocaust is no longer necessary and has even become counterproductive
By Patricia Marks Greenfield

Iran Negotiations
The New York Times
Impasse over Iran's nuclear program - - There has been no real sign of movement, but proposals under discussion could be the basis for a compromise
By The Editorial Board

Iran & Foreign Policy
The Christian Science Monitor
Islamic State: Iran's Rouhani warns of ' blades in the hand of madman ' - - In a speech to the UN, the Iranian president blamed 'certain intelligence agencies' for fomenting extremist groups in the Middle East. He said a nuclear deal with Iran should mean more security cooperation
By Scott Peterson

Opinions
The Washington Post
The ' Mein Kampf ' of Jihad - - The manifesto proposes that the jihadists draw an overstretched America into a war in which it will eventually become “exhausted” and give up
By David Ignatius

Opinions
The New York Times
The good order - - The arduous work of imposing order is critical to success in any realm, from the international state system to one's own mind.
By David Brooks

Opinions
The New Republic
Romney is right about 2016: The GOP needs soneone like him - - “Romney is said to believe that, other than himself, Bush is the only one of the current Republican field who could beat Hillary Clinton in a general election,” York reports
By Brian Beutler

News Analysis
The Christian Science Monitor
Why China stays our of Islamic State, for now - - China is the top oil investor in Iraq, and Islamic State leaders say they have Chinese recruits. But Beijing is reluctant to get involved due to limited military capability in the Middle East and mistrust of US intentions
By


Opinions
The Washington Post
The Syria challenge - - How do we unify the “moderate opposition”?
By David Ignatius

Opinions
The New York Times
Order vs. disorder, part 4 - - The strategy of "containment" this go-round is not what it was during the Cold War
By Thomas L. Friedman

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Homeward bound? - - ISIS' army has attracted a stream of Western volunteers, but there is no reason to panic about their return home. Some may come back as terrorists, but the danger has been exaggerated, and the United States and the EU know how to handle such problems
By Daniel Byman & Jeremy Sapiro

Iran & Foreign Policy
The Daily Telegraph
Iran's president attacks cameron's unacceptable remarks as woman faces execution - - Hassan Rouhani cast a shadow over the first meeting between an Iranian leader and a British Prime Minister for over 30 years - while Iran is poised to carry out its 600th execution since he took office
By David Blair

ISIS & World
The New York Times
Here there is no way - - Islamic State represents the counter human. The human has no alternative but to fight back
By Roger Cohen

Afghanistan
The Foreign Policy
Ashraf Ghani's struggle - - The iconoclastic anthropologist is taking over Afghanistan’s presidency with high hopes and big ideas
By Sune Engel Rasmussen

China
The Foreign Affairs
Golden Rule - - In today's world of fiat currencies and floating exchange rates, a return to the gold standard seems to be nowhere on anybody’s horizon. Yet gold still has special properties that no other currency can claim -- which is why China is boosting its holdings
By Alan Greenspan

Iran & Human Rights
The Guardian
Iran executes man for heresy - - Mohsen Amir-Aslani convicted of insulting prophet Jonah and making ‘innovations in religion’ through interpretations of Qur’an
By Saeed Kamali Dehghan

Israel - Palestinians
The Foreign Policy
In the eye of the Gaza strip's As residents of the Gaza Strip try to recover from the worst war in decades, the world -- and Israel -- must understand that the status quo is unsustainable
By Pierre Krahenbohl

Opinions
The New Republic
$8 pizza tastes better than $4 pizza even when it's the same pizza - - A new paper, forthcoming in the Journal of Sensory Studies, has found that we enjoy food more if we spend extra money on it
By Alice Robb

Market Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Leaders indicating - - Global investors usually focus on economic data such as GDP growth, employment, and trade. But in today’s trying economic climate, they have started to train their gaze elsewhere: on national political leadership and the prospects for reform.
By Ruchir Sharma

Analysis
The Christian Science Monitor
Fracking in the U.S: The strory of one man's oil well - - A writer from liberal Massachusetts goes to Texas to deal with a family oil well. What he learned about fracking, salt domes, and America's energy future
By William Sargent

U.S. & ISIS
The Guardian
Top Reublican calls for U.S. ground war amid fresh strikes on ISIS - - New US-led wave of bombing raids target Islamic State oil supplies as John Boehner ramps up military rhetoric
By Ed Pikington

Afghanistan
The Foreign Affairs
Afghanistan's best bet - - On Sunday, Ashraf Ghani was declared the victor in a contest to determine Afghanistan’s next president. The process has been infuriating. But the end result was the best possible outcome
By Jonah Blank

Israel & Nuclear Weapon
The Foreign Policy
Fight club: Israel nuke edition - - The first rule of Israel's nuclear arsenal is that there is no Israeli nuclear arsenal
By Jeffrey Lewis

Israel - Palestinians
The Daily Telegraph
Palestinian leader lays out plans for United Nation statehood vote - - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas Mahmoud Abbas has said that Palestine will pursue a UN Security Council resolution setting a deadline for statehood for first time after denouncing "genocidal war machine" of Israel
By Philip Sherwell

Opinions
The New York Times
A president awakens - - It's not too late for Obama to harness American resolve in shaping a post hierarchical world order
By Roger Cohen

Opinions
The National Review
The courage to do right - - Courage learned on the corner, in classrooms, and at kitchen tables can thwart despair
By Ben Carson

Analysis
The Foreign Affirs
Stock in trade - - Thanks to its booming technology sector, Israel has struck many new trade partnerships, including with China and India. So far, however, its thriving trade ties have done little to win support for its often contentious foreign policy
By Rory Miller

Iran & Human Rights
The Daily Telegraph
Brother pleads for release of UK woman Jailed in Iran - - Iman Ghavami delivers 400,000-name petition for Iran's UN mission as he appeals for the release of sister, Ghoncheh, jailed in Tehran for attending a volleyball match
By Philip Sherwell



    
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