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The Foreign Policy
When Iran welcomed Jewish refugees - - In the middle of World War II, Tehran became a haven for both Jewish and Catholic Polish refugees who were welcomed as they arrived from Soviet Central Asia.
By Michael Dekel


The New York Times
Paul Polak, entrepreneur for those living on $2.00 a day, does at 86 - - A former psychiatrist and real-estate speculator turned to helping the poor make money by selling foot pumps, charcoal and clean water
By Donald G. McNiel Jr.


The National Review
What is conservative American Nationalism ? - - Circumstances change; core principles do not. The countryís oldest foreign-policy tradition still finds its home on the right.
By Colin Dueck


The Washington Post
Is Mount Everest shrinking ? Nepal is on a mission to measure the world's tallest Mountain - - The two-year, $1.3 million effort is driven both by patriotism and scientific inquiry.
By Joanne Slater


The Economist
A Nobel Economics Prize goes to pioneers in understanding poverty - - Using randomised trials helps policymakers grasp which policies work and which donít
By finance & economics


The Foreign Policy
Democracy is the planet's biggest enemy - - Young people care a lot about climate changeóbut most of them canít vote. Hereís how governments can adapt to accommodate them.
By David Runciman


The Foreign Policy
Iran is losing - - Washington shouldnít fall for Tehranís trap and get involved in a conflict in the Gulf. Instead, it should stick to its current war of attrition.
By Michael Tanchum


The New York Times
U.S. Indicts Turkish bank on charges of evading Iran Sanctions - - The charges against Halkbank were announced as President Trump, having allowed Turkish-backed forces to invade Syria, is looking to take a tougher stand against Turkey
By Eric Lipton


The National Review
U.S. reaches partial trade deal with China - - One of the great things about the China Deal is the fact that, for various reasons, we do not have to go through the very long and politically complex Congressional Approval Process
By Tobias Hoonhout


The New York Times
Itís not our brains and itís not our bodies. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/10/opinion/frederick-douglass-detroit.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage
By David Brooks


 
Poverty - Nobel Prize
The Economist
A Nobel Economics Prize goes to pioneers in understanding poverty - - Using randomised trials helps policymakers grasp which policies work and which donít
By finance & economics

Democrats - Foreign Policy
The Foreign Policy
A foreign - policy cheat sheet for the Democratic debates - - We know what the candidates want to talk about. Here's what journalists should be asking.
By Micah Zenko

Middle East Crisis
The Washington Post
Iran says missiles struck one of its oil tanker in the Red Sea - - The vessel was near the Saudi port city of Jiddah when it was hit, Iranian media reported.
By Erin Cunningham

Opinions
The New York Times
When China comes for pooh bear - - President Xi wants to censor the Western world, too.
By Nicholas Kristof

Analysis - Middle East
The Foreign Affairs
The unwanted wars - - Why the Middle East Is More Combustible Than Ever
By Robert Malley

News Analysis
The New York Times
Trump and Tehran shake up the Middle East - - Iranís airstrike on Saudi oil sites exposed vulnerabilities around the region.
By Thomas L. friedman

China - Web
The Foreign Affairs
How to understand technology & Geopolitics -- Technology in Service of the State
By Adam Segal

Climate Change- Geopolitics
The Foreign Affairs
How to understand the Geopolitics of climate change - - Why Climate Change Matters More Than Anything Else
By Joshua Busby

Poverty - How to Eradicate it
The Economist
The best way to eradicate poverty in America is to focus on Children - - This removes the divisive, partisan debate about culpability,
By Idrees Kahloon

China - Youth
The Foreign Policy
China's youth are trapped in the cult of Nationalism - - Dreams of liberalization have clashed against the reality of successful propaganda.
By Vicky Xuizhong XU

Climate Change
The Foreign Policy
How will save the Amazon (and how) ? - - It's only a matter of time until major powers try to stop climate change by any means necessary.
By Stephen M. Walt

Opinions
The New York Times
Three billion canaries in the coal mine - - What does it mean for us that birds are dying? And what can we do about it?
By Margaret Renkl

News Analysis
The New York Times
Yes Trump is guilty, but Impeachment is a mistake - - This political brawl will leave Trump victorious.
By David Brooks

Climate Change - Glaciers
The New Republic
The blood - dimmed tide - - Climate change is poised to alter the face of global conflict.
By Emily Atkins

Climate Change & Future
The Economist
The past, present & future of climate change - - Climate issue: Replacing the fossil-fuel technology which is reshaping the climate remains a massive task
By Print edition

Climate Change
The Washington Post
Climate change will lead to extreme coastal flooding in some areas every year, new U.N. report finds - - Human-caused carbon dioxide emissions are fueling monster storms, deadly heat waves, harm to coral reefs and record losses of Arctic sea ice, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
By Chris Mooney & Brady Dennis

Analysis
The Christian science Monitor
Who gets ahead in higher education ? - - Knowledge is power. Yet higher edís promise of social mobility remains out of reach for many students. One author argues that Americans have forgotten how education can be a collective good.
By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo

Israel - Internal Affairs
The Washington Post
Israeli president summons Netanyahu and his rival Gantz to work out a deal - - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin summoned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival Benny Gantz to a joint meeting at his official residence Monday night in hopes of brokering a deal that would weld their two closely divided parties into a unity government
By Steve Hendrix & Ruth Eglash

Opinions
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 ďcritical infrastructure.Ē
By Karen DeYoung, Missy Ryan & Paul Sonne

Veterans - Suicide
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


News Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Turkey's endgame in Syria - - What Erdogan Wants
By Gonul Tol

Soccer - Iranian Woman
The New York Times
An Iranian soccer fan's dream comes true without her - - For years, Zeinab Sahafi disguised herself as a man to slip into soccer matches in Iran. But when the government finally opened stadiums to women, she was left out
By Tariq Panja

U.N. Security Council
The Foreign Policy
U.N. Security Council calls emergency meeting after Turkey attacks Syria - - The U.N. Security Council holds a closed-door meeting on Syria today, after Turkey launched a military offensive against Kurdish fighters in the countryís northeast
By Audrey Wilson

Analysis
The New Republic
Joe Biden's case for the presidency is collapsing - - The former vice president believes he can restore comity between the parties, but Trump's impeachment is proving him wrong.
By Osita NWANEVU

Saudi Arabia - Tech Hub
The Foreign Policy
China could be the big winner of Saudi Arabia's race to become a Tech Hub - - Beijing is a natural partner to fast and cheap development, but Riyadh should be wary of alienating its allies.
By Robert Mogielnicki

Analysis
The Economist
Silicon Valley and the state gird for war - - The battle lines of an American regulatory assault on technology companies are being drawn
By Print Edition

Climate Change- Geopolitics
The Foreign Affairs
How to understand the Geopolitics of climate change - - His administrationís decisions will be erratic, ill-considered, and ineffective. In other words, business as usual.
By Joshua Busby

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
Welcome to Trump's impeachment foreign policy - - His administrationís decisions will be erratic, ill-considered, and ineffective. In other words, business as usual.
By Stephen M. Walt

Poverty - How to Eradicate it
The Economist
The best way to eradicate poverty in America is to focus on Children - - This removes the divisive, partisan debate about culpability, says Idrees Kahloon
By Idrees Kahloon

Iraq Crisis
The New York Times
Just give us a country: Thousands in Iraq protest corruption - - Violent protests have erupted across much of Iraq as demonstrators poured into the streets, embittered about poor public services, corruption and unemployment
By Faith Hassan & Allisa J. Rubin

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Iran is testing the Trump Administration - - Tehran Thinks There Are No Rules, No Limits, and Anything Goes
By Dennis Ross

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
In Afghanistan, it's brother against brother - - How one familyís story illustrates the meaninglessness of Saturdayís election in the face of an endless civil war.
By Emran Feroz

Iraq - Militias
The Washington Post
As tensions boil in the Persian Gulf, Iraq seeks to rein in Iran - aligned militias - - Iraqi officials fear being drawn into a regional conflict between Iran and the United States
By Louisa Loveluck & Mustafa Salim

Renewable Energy
The Christian science Monitor
Will Hawaii lead the renewable revolution ? - - Hawaii has positioned itself as a pioneer in the quest to move toward a future free of fossil fuels. How it deals with obstacles in its path to 100% renewable energy could hold lessons for the rest of the U.S.
By Nolle Swan & Nathan Eagle

Argument
The Foreign Policy
For many Iranians, staying in the nuclear deal no longer makes sense - - Talks have little appeal because Tehran is convinced that Trump canít be trusted to negotiate in good faith. And there isnít much political support for observing whatís left of the deal while Washington wages economic war.
By Saheb Saneghi

Education - Analysis
The Christian science Monitor
Who gets ahead in higher education ? - - Knowledge is power. Yet higher edís promise of social mobility remains out of reach for many students. One author argues that Americans have forgotten how education can be a collective good.
By Stacy Teicher Khodaroo

U.S. - Iran - Cyberattack
The Foreign Policy
Trump weighs Cyberattack on Iran - - But Pentagon planners caution such a strike could prompt damaging retaliation.
By Elias Groll & Lara Seligman

News Analysis
The New York Times
Iran finds evaporating sympathy at t he U.N. - - The countryís foreign minister, on the defensive after attacks on Saudi oil facilities, says Iran has lost hope that the Europeans will counterbalance American sanctions.
By David E. Sanger & Farnaz Fassihi

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

U.S - Iran Sanctions
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



    
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