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The National Review
Israel and her critics - Mythologies without end - - erome Slater tries to cut through the detritus of legends and exaggerations accumulated over the past 70 years to elucidate a fuller understanding of Israels international relationships
By Mike Watson


The Washington Post
The assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist raises the stakes for Biden - - confirmed by a senior U.S. official to my colleagues that Israel was behind the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, slain in a roadside ambush outside the Iranian capital Tehran
By Ishaan Tharoor


The Washington Post
The debat now is not whether Israel killed Iran's top nuclear scientist, but whay - - Did he seek to draw Tehran into a military response that would, in turn, justify an American assault on Irans nuclear program in the waning weeks of the Trump administration?
By Steve Hendrix & Shira Rubin


The Atlantic
Tires are a hiden environmental nuisance The pollution that cars emit goes beyond what spews from their tailpipe.
By Laura Trethewey & Hakai Magazine


The New York Times
How to end a forever war - - The Biden administration should support a regional effort to stabilize Afghanistan.
By The Editorial Board


The Economist
America will be the first country to roll out a Covid-19 Vaccine - - Here is how the federal government and states plan to do it
By United States


The Washington Post
Moderna to asdk FDA to greenlight its Vaccine - - Biotechnology company Moderna, one of the leaders in the race for a coronavirus vaccine, announced it would file Monday for regulatory clearance a critical milestone that brings the United States a step closer to having two coronavirus vaccines before the end of the year.
By Carolyn Y. Johnson


The Washington Post
Iraq fears Trump's final weeks could see contrantation between U.S. & Iran - - With tensions running high, there are concerns here that provocative actions by either side could spark unintended conflict.
By Louisa Loveluck & Mustafa Salim


The Washington Post
Iran releases British Australian academic in prisoner swap - - Kylie Moore-Gilbert, one of the most high-profile Western prisoners held by Iran, was freed in exchange for three Iranian citizens detained abroad, according to Iranian media
By Mariam Berger


The New York Times
Marcon's rightward tilt, seen in new laws, sows wider alarm in France - - One bill would reach into Muslim life, and another would place new restrictions on filming of police. Critics say theyre part of a drift toward repressive government policies.
By Adam Nossiter


 
News Analysis
The New York Times
The Foreign Policy that wasn't - - The successes he touts whether pulling American troops out of the Middle East, a trade war with China, ripping up the Iran nuclear deal, or going after Venezuela and Cuba are dubious at best and illusory at worst.
By Seige Schmomann

Justice Denied
The Washington Post
Park Police charged with manslaughter in 2017 slaying of unarmed motorist Bijan Ghaisar - - Officers Lucas Vinyard and Alejandro Amaya fired 10 shots at Ghaisar after he repeatedly drove away from them
By Tom Jackman

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
Why race matters in international relations - - Western dominance and white privilege permeate the field. Its time to change that.
By Kelebogile Zvobgo & Meredith Loken

Remembering - Iranian Master Singer
The New York Times
Mohammad Reza Shajarian, Iranian Master Singer & Dissident, dies at 80 - - He popularized Persian classical music for a new generation and built a global following, only to be blacklisted by Iran for supporting antigovernment protests.
By Farnaz Fassihi

Amazon - Future
The New York Times
Don't let Amazon get any bigger - - A damning congressional report about Big Tech helps make the case to break up Jeff Bezos empire.
By Stacy Michell

Venezuela
The New York Times
Venezuela, once an oil giant, reaches the end of an era - - For the first time in a century, there are no rigs searching for oil in Venezuela.
By Sheyla Urdela, Analoly, Kumanaev & Adriana Fernandez

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
On Iran, the next administration must break with the past - - Neither Pressure Nor a Narrow Nuclear Deal Can Succeed on Its Own
By Elisa Catalano Ewers, Ilan Goldberg, & Kaleigh Thomas

Opinions
The New York Times
There is too much happening - - How can we possibly make sense of it all?
By Gail Collins & Brit Stephens

Covid-19 - Suicide effect
The Economist
Will the economic & psychological costs of Covid-19 increase suicide ? - - It is too early to say, but the signs are ominous
By international

Afghanistan
The New York Times
Whose Islam ? The new battle for Afghanistan - - Finding common ground on the role of Islam is the most decisive task in the peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
By Borhan Osman

News Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Capitalism after the pandemic - - Getting the Recovery Right
By Mariana Mazzucate

Opinions
The National Review
The left wants regime change - - Progressives no longer think our institutions and constitutional structures are legitimate.
By Rich Lowry

Analysis
The Washington Post
The UAE - Bahrain - Israel accords are a big step - in the wrong direction - - the Abraham Accords dont end a single conflict in the Middle East. The UAE and Bahrain did not have diplomatic relations with Israel; nor were they in engaged in conflict with it. In fact, they cooperated with Israel silently for years.
By Ezzedine C. Fishere

Biden - Trade Policy
The Economist
How would Joe Biden change American's trade policy Less than Americas trade partners might hope
By Finance & economics

United Nation
The Christian science Monitor
The United Nations: Inispensable or Irrelevant ? - - Many consider it no coincidence there hasnt been a world war since the U.N. was founded 75 years ago. But the institution faces the challenge of staying relevant as rising nationalism threatens the very idea of interdependence.
By Howard LaFranchi

Essay
The Foreign Policy
Welcome back to Kissinger's world - - Neoconservatism has died, and liberal internationalism is discredited. Perhaps its time to return to the ideas of one of the last centurys greatest realists.
By Michael Hirshi

Opinions
The New York Times
The love triangle that spawned Trump's Mideast peace deal - - Millions will be displaced. Where will they go?
By Thomas L. friedman

Analysis
The National Review
Joe Biden's inadequate plan for Iran - - Americans should be alarmed by Bidens approach to the Iranian threat
By Isaac Schorr

Coronavirus - Vaccine
The New York Times
Vaccine makers keep safety details quite - - Researchers say drug companies need to be more open about how vaccine trials are run to reassure Americans who are skittish about getting a coronavirus vaccine.
By Katie Thomas

News Analysis
The Economist
Office politics: The fight over the future of work - - The fight over the future of the workplace
By leaders


U.S. - Environment
The New York Times
Nearly half of the U.S. is in drought. It may get worse - - The most widespread drought in the continental United States since 2013 covers more than 45 percent of the Lower 48 states, federal scientists said.
By Henry Fountain

News Analysis
The New York Times
Will we choose the right side of history ? - - In Amy Coney Barrett, Republicans are once again backing a Supreme Court nominee who could take us backward
By Nicholas Kristof

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Which past if prologue - - Heeding the Right Warnings From History
By Margreat MacMillan

Iran - - Human Rights
The Washington Post
Leading Iranian Human Rights advocate freed from Prison amid fear of contracting Coronavirus behind bars - - Mohammadi, 48, is a leading anti-death penalty campaigner and worked as a spokeswoman for the Defenders of Human Rights Center, a group banned in Iran. Its founder won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003
By Miriam Berger

Opioids -- Overdose
The Economist
America has yet to turn a corner on its opioid crises - - Overdose deaths rose by 5% in 2019. This year is likely to be even worse
By Daily Chart

News Analysis
The Christian science Monitor
EU, US oil giants take diverging paths on climate - - As oil and gas companies around the world finally begin to reckon with the climate climate crisis, their proposed solutions offer a glimpse of the social values that guide them.
By Simon Montlake

Suicide - Coronavirus
The Washington Post
Doctors die by suicide at twice the rate of everyone else. Here's what we can do - - that Monday was different. After we talked, Skip canceled his patients for the week, left the office and killed himself.
By Marya J. Cohen

Religion - Believing in God
The Foreign Affairs
Giving up on God - - The Global Decline of Religion
By Ronald F. Inglehart

Afghanistan
The New York Times
Whose Islam ? The new battle for Afghanistan - - Finding common ground on the role of Islam is the most decisive task in the peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
By Borhan Osman

News Analysis
The Economist
Why Donald Trump is doing surprisingly well in Florida - - The president probably cannot win without his adopted home state
By United States

Israel - American Foreign Policy
The Washington Post
Israel's benjamin Netanyahu brings his dirty laundry to Washington. Literally - - Most politicians go to great lengths to conceal their dirty laundry. And then theres Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
By John Houdson

Egypt - Ethopia
The Foreign Policy
The Ethopian - Egyptian water war has begun - - The conflict between Ethiopia and Egypt over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has already started. Its just happening in cyberspace.
By Ayenat Mersie

Opinions
The National Review
When conventional wisdom gets down right dangerous - - he problem with conventional wisdom is not that it is always wrong.
By Victor Davis Hanson

China - Technological Supermacy
The Foreign Affairs
The Coming tech cold with China - - Beijing Is Already Countering Washingtons Policy
By Adam Segal

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
How a great power falls apart - - Decline Is Invisible From the Inside
By Charkes King

Opinions
The National Review
How American Journalism died - - Media partisans believe that destroying Trump justifies any biased means necessary.
By Victor Davis Hanson

Middle East - Climate
The Christian science Monitor
In superheated Arab world , there are AC haves and have - notes - - Climate change has long been understood to have strong socioeconomic implications. With Arab world temperature records being shattered this late summer, access to cooling is being seen less as a luxury issue.
By Taylor Luck

Afghanistan - Peace Plan
The Christian science Monitor
Afghan Peace talks: face - to - face negciations launched - - Taliban and Afghan negotiators met for the first time Saturday to start historic meetings aimed at ending decades of war in Afghanistan.
By Kathy Gannon & Aya Batrawy

News Analysis
The Washington Post
In a new term, Trump would further seal the gates of a fortress America - - Without the assent of Congress, President Trump has remade almost every major facet of Americas immigration system over the past three-plus years, slashing levels of legal and illegal arrivals; refugees and asylum seekers; Muslim and Christian migrants
By Editorial Board

News Analysis
The Foreign Policy
Biden is planning change, not hope, for the Middle East - - The Democratic presidential candidate believes the region matters less than everand hes planning on treating it that way.
By James Traub



    
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