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The Washington Post
U.S.to send more troops to Saudi Arabia after attacks on oil facilities - - Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said the deployments were in response to requests from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to help protect “critical infrastructure.”
By Karen DeYoung, Missy Ryan & Paul Sonne


The New York Times
What's next for Israel ? - - Probably not “peace,” or a Palestinian state any time soon. But certainly political changes and most likely a lesser role for Benjamin Netanyahu.
By Editorial Staff


The New York Times
Program to prevent Veterans suicide earns bipartisan support - - More than 6,000 veterns took their own lives each year between 2008 - 2017, & roughly 20 a day since 2014, according to new statistics
By Jennifer Steinhauer


The New York Times
Trump announces new sanctions on Iran - - The sanctions targeting the Iranian national bank add to the pressure on Iran, which the United States accuses of attacking Saudi oil facilities.
By Elleen Sullivan


The Foreign Policy
Can Pompeo rally allies to counter - - The Secretary of State is in the Middle East this week, but may find allies reluctant to take on Tehran
By Elias Groll & Lara Seligman


The New York Times
Bibi Netanyahu tapped in his labyrinth - - Israelis remind Netanyahu he’s a mortal politician, not a king. That may save their democracy and any last chance of peace
By Roger Cohen


The Foreign Policy
Trump team debates response to strikes on Saudi oil - - Pentagon is cautious as Riyadh requests additional U.S. forces.
By Lara Seligman & Elias Groll


The Washington Post
Trump Says he has ordered a substantial increase in sanctions against Iran - - It was not immediately clear what the increase in sanctions might entail.
By John Wagner


The New York Times
Iran's president may skip U.N. meet ing, blaming U.S. obstacles - - Iran’s president and other officials might not attend a United Nations gathering in New York next week because of obstacles raised by the United States, an Iranian state news outlet reported on Wednesday.
By Richard Perez - Pena


The Christian science Monitor
India Rising: Can a giant democracy become an economic colossus - - Democracies can seem less efficient than their autocratic rivals, but their strength lies in innovation. The key to India realizing its economic aspirations lies with harnessing its diverse and inclusive democracy.
By Howard LaFranchi


 
India - Future
The Christian science Monitor
India Rising: Can a giant democracy become an economic colossus - - Democracies can seem less efficient than their autocratic rivals, but their strength lies in innovation. The key to India realizing its economic aspirations lies with harnessing its diverse and inclusive democracy.
By Howard LaFranchi

India - Future
The Christian science Monitor
India rising: Can a great democracy become an economic colossus ? - - Democracies can seem less efficient than their autocratic rivals, but their strength lies in innovation. The key to India realizing its economic aspirations lies with harnessing its diverse and inclusive democracy.
By Howard LaFranchi

Israel - Internal Politics
The New York Times
Th one thing no Israeli wants to discuss - - The decisive factor in next week’s election — and the reason for Benjamin Netanyahu’s durability — is a repressed memory.
By Matti Friedman

Opinions
The New York Times
When did college turn so cruel -- We need more and better graduates. We sure don’t act that way.
By Frank Bruni

Opinions
The New York Times
What I know about famous men's penises - - And sincerely wish I didn’t.
By Julia Baird

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
In defense of leading from behind - - So what if it's a terrible slogan? It's still the right strategy.
By Leslie H. Gelb

China - Technological Supermacy
The Foreign Affairs
China's long march to technological supermacy - - The Roots of Xi Jinping’s Ambition to “Catch Up and Surpass”
By Julian Baird Girvitz

Opinions
The New York Times
The man Trump wishes he were - - Jim Mattis and the formation of character.
By David Brooks

U.S -- Iran
The Economist
Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani talk about talking to each other - - The prospect of an Iran-US summit is the most tantalising outcome of Emmanuel Macron’s diplomacy in Biarritz
By The G-7 Summit

Argument
The Foreign Policy
Is Iraq the new front line in Israel's conflict with Iran - - Nearly four decades after taking out Saddam Hussein’s nuclear reactor, Israel once again faces threats emanating from Iranian-backed militias in Iraq.
By Amos Yadlin & Ari Heistein

U.S. - China
The New York Times
How Trump abd Xi can both win their trade war - - Each needs to step back for six months and work on a way to get to better, not perfect, or things will turn ugly fast.
By Thomas L. friedman

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Against Identity politics - - The New Tribalism and the Crisis of Democracy
By Francis Fukuyama

Opinions
The New York Times
Seattle has figured out how to end the war on drugs - - While other cities are jailing drug users, Seattle has found another way.
By Nicholas Kristof

Syria - Re-building
The New York Times
What "victory" looks like: Journey through shattered Syria - - On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class.
By Vivian Yee & Meridith Kohut

Argument
The Foreign Policy
The Global food crisis is here - - It’s not just that climate change is ravaging the world’s agriculture. Agriculture is also ravaging the climate.
By Jason Hickle

New Generation - Free Speech
The New Republic
Who gets to speak freely ? - - A new book takes the concerns of campus activists seriously.
By Jacob bacharach

Israel - Palestinian Peace Plan
The New York Times
How the Palestinian - Israeli peace process became farce - - We have peace plans with no partners and movements with no peace plans.
By Thomas L. friedman

Opinions
The New York Times
Rethinking Ameraica's approach to the world - - It’s time to reverse the reliance on military action rather than diplomacy.
By The Editorial Board

India - Pakistan
The Foreign Affairs
The Gandi - Jinnah conversations - - in the autumn of 1916, representatives of Hindus and Moslems met at Lucknow and concluded what was known as the Lucknow Pact, in an attempt to settle the differences between the two major Indian communities.
By Sir Frederick Puchle

U.S -- Iran
The Washington Post
Gibraltor releases Iranian supertanker despite U.S. plea - - Authorities in the British territory said Thursday they would release the Grace 1 oil tanker after receiving assurances that the vessel would not transport its cargo to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions.
By Erin Cunningham


Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
The United States' perpetual war in Afghanistan - - Why Long Wars No Longer Generate a Backlash at Home
By Tanisha M. Fazel & Sara Kreps

Opinions
The Foreign Policy
How to make a lasting deal with Iran - - Maximum pressure won’t make Tehran capitulate. Letting it enhance its conventional military capabilities could convince it to rein in proxies and curb its nuclear and missile programs.
By Mahsa Rouhi

Iran - Israel
The New York Times
What was Iran hiding in a warehouse in Turquz Abad ? - - Iran’s nuclear violations raise the stakes for Israel.
By Bret Stephen

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
What a war with Iran would look like - - Neither Side Wants a Fight, but That Doesn’t Eliminate the Danger
By Ilan Goldberg

Democracy
The Economist
The Army and the people face off in Algeria - - Protests continue as the generals try to retain control
By

Analysis
The Economist
Democracy's enemy within - - Cynicism is gnawing at Western democracies
By Print Edition

Israel - Middle East
The Washington Post
U.S. voices support for Israel as war fears rise in the Middle East - - Israel unveiled details of what it called an expanded attempt by Iran to provide sophisticated missiles to Hezbollah in Lebanon.
By James McAulery, Liz Sly & Karen Young

Iran & Freedom
The Washington Post
Iranian journalist seeks asylum in Sweden - - He fled his hotel in Stockholm on Aug. 21 by slipping out for a cigarette break and dashing away on foot.
By Erin Cunningham

FOCUS
The Christian science Monitor
NASA eyes the ocean: How the deep sea could unlock outer space - - Exploring the deep sea emboldens scientists to open their minds to the impossible. This is Part 4 of “Peering into the deep,”
By Eria Botkin - Kowacki

U.S -- Iran
The Washington Post
If Trump wants to meet Iran's Rouhani, both allies & enenmies will stand in his way - - There is speculation that the two geopolitical rivals might meet on the sidelines of the event in a bid to de-escalate tensions between the United States and Iran
By Adam Tylor

Insurance - The Poor
The Economist
The poor, who most need insurance, are least likely to have it - - Mobile phones and innovative firms can help
By Print Edition

Israel - Middle East Peace
The Washington Post
Attacks blamed on Israel across three Middle East countries ratchet up tensions - - Strikes in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq suggest Israel is widening its efforts to curb Iran’s expanding regional reach.
By Liz Sly & James McAuley

Middle East Crisis
The Washington Post
Iran - backed militias in Iraq threaten foreign aircraft, adding speculation Israel bombing Iraq - - Iranian-backed militias in Iraq warned Wednesday that foreign aircraft flying over the country may be treated as “hostile” amid growing suspicions that Israel is responsible for mysterious explosions at militia bases.
By Liz Sly

Turkey - ISIS
The Economist
How Turkey deals with returning Islamic State fighters - -
By Print Edition

Analysis
The Washington Post
Why Italian governments so often end in collapse - - In the last three decades, there have been 13 separate Italian prime ministers.
By Adam T aylor

Philippines - Human Rights
The Foreign Affairs
The Vigilante president - - How Duterte’s Brutal Populism Conquered the Philippines
By Shiela S. Coronel

Trump - Foreign Policy
The Foreign Policy
Trump's plan to slash foreign aid puts Humanitarian programs in Jeopardy - - Administration hopes to bypass Congress by running down the budget clock.
By Robbie Gramer & Clum Lynch

India - Pakistan
The Foreign Affairs
The Gandhi - Jinnah conversation - - in the autumn of 1916, representatives of Hindus and Moslems met at Lucknow and concluded what was known as the Lucknow Pact, in an attempt to settle the differences between the two major Indian communities.
By Sir Frederick Puchle

Iran - American Media Personality
The New York Times
The New York Public Radio names a new leader, Goli Shekholeslmi - - The chief executive of Chicago Public Media succeeds Laura R. Walker, who led WNYC and related outlets for nearly 24 years.
By Ben Sisario

News Analysis
The New York Times
Trump and XI sittin' in a tree - - Both men have overplayed their hand and are desperate to be seen as the winner in their trade war.
By Thomas L. Friedman



    
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