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The New York Times
A Nation of weaver - - The social renaissance is happening from the ground up.
By David Brooks


The Washington Post
A director's eye for detail - - How an Iranian Oscar winner made film that feels so thoroughly Spanish
By Elahe Izadi


The Washington Post
The Democrats have an Israel problem -- and it's not Ilham Omar - - The Israeli prime minister has openly embraced the Republican Party and has helped create a partisan divide in the U.S.
By Jackson Diehl


The New York Times
Chinese and Iranian hackers renew their attacks on U.S. companies - - Recent Iranian attacks on American banks, businesses and government agencies have been more extensive than previously reported
By Nicole Perlroth


The Economist
The 30 million Muslims have had a significant presence in the West for three generations, says Nicolas Pelham. Though both sides remain wary, they are getting closer
By Print Edition


The Christian Science Monitor
Nearly 2 billion people depend on Himalayan glaciers. What if they melt - - Polar glacial melt has become one of the hallmarks of global warming. But what happens when glaciers disappear from more densely inhabited regions?
By Peter


The Foreign Policy
All this should remind you of the run - up to the Iraq war - - The march to war against Iran is echoing the drumbeats of America's last major Middle Eastern invasion.
By Steven A. cook


The Washington post
Why are Iraq's paramilitaries turning on their ranks ? - - This process is the PMU’s attempt to clean its image by taking more control over groups that commit violations
By Ronad Mansour


The Washington Post
The lengthy history of white politicians who wore blackface - - White politicians from the North and the South — Democrats and Republicans — have been caught on camera in blackface. Few suffer lasting repercussions.
By Cleve R.Wootson Jr.


Asharq Al - Awsat
Warsaw: A step to deter Iran - - Even before it was announced, the Warsaw Conference on Peace and Security in the Middle East had triggered a tsunami of both positive and negative comments
By Amir Taheri


 
Opinions
The New York Times
A Nation of weaver - - The social renaissance is happening from the ground up
By David Brooks

Iran - Economic Crisis
The Foreign Policy
Iran's economy is crumbling, but collapse is a long way off - - Things will only get worse under Trump’s sanctions, but China, India, and other countries are still defiantly buying oil.
By Keith Johnson

Virginia - Politics
The National Review
In intersectional road to perdition - - Who is the greatest victim of them all? Leave it to the mob to pick the ‘winner.’
By Victor Davis Hanson

Opinions
The New Republic
This is not how you stabilize the Middle East - - This week's summit in Warsaw is a pale imitation of a serious effort three decades ago.
By Dalia Kaye

Iran - American Intellegence
The Washington Post
Former Air-force intelligence specialist charged with conspiring to reveal classified information to Iranafter defecting there - - The Justice Department also charged four Iranian nationals with attempting to commit computer intrusion and aggravated identity theft in the case.
By Matt Zapotosky

Education Revolution
The New York Times
The Two codes your kids need to know - - The College Board came up with a surprising conclusion about keys to success for college and life.
By Thomas L. Friedman

Monroe Doctrine
The Economist
What is the Monroe Doctrine - - A cornerstone of American foreign policy is once more under discussion
By th economist explains

Iran - 1979 Revolution
The New York Times
The Iran revolution at 40: from theocracy to 'Normality' - - The country has changed enormously, as a growing middle class has quietly and successfully rebelled against the rigid ideology of the early years of the revolution.
By Thomas Erdbrink

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
With New appointment, state department ramps up war against foreign propaganda - - Former Fox News correspondent and Navy veteran Lea Gabrielle to head long-troubled Global Engagement Center.
By Robie Gramer, Elisa Groll

The G-File - Jonah Goldburg
The National Review
Under Madness - - You can come well short of the slaughter of the farting cows and still do profound damage to the country
By Jonah Goldburg

Iran Sanctions
The Foreign Policy
U.S. to allow some Iranian oil sales - for now - - With sanctions kicking in Monday, the administration still aims for zero oil exports from Iran but wants to avoid spiking price of crude.
By Keith Johnson

Iran - U.S.
The Washington Post
Fate of Iran nuclear deal pits U.S. against European firms - - New trading systemcould allow continental nationstoskirt sanctions
By Griff Witte & Erin Cunningham

Politics
The National Review
Political correctness knows no statute of limitations - - If Ralph Northam were to resign as governor of Virginia, it would be a great victory for the bullies of political correctness
By Joseph Esptein

Population - World
The Economist
A school for small families - - The world’s population in 2100 could be no higher than it is today
By Print Edition - International

Pope - Middle East
The New York Times
Pope Francis breaking taboos on visit to Persian Gulf - - The remarks, delivered in the United Arab Emirates, were exceptionally candid for a pontiff who usually does not criticize the country that hosts him
By Jason Horowitz

Israel
The National Review
Representative Ilan Omer likensIsrael to Jim Crow South - - The Minnesota Democrat continued her campaign against Israel on Twitter Thursday, comparing the state to the Jim Crow South of mid 20th century America.
By Jack Crowe

Nigeria
The Foreign Affairs
The deadliest conflict you have never head of - - Nigeria’s Cattle Herders and Farmers Wage a Resource War
By Udo Jude Ilo, Ler Jonathan-Ichaver & Yemi Adamolekum

Analysis
The Economist
The Libral answer to the crisis in social media - - Montesquieu, an 18th-century centrist, has much to teach about regulating digital media, says Andreas Aktoudianakis of the Open Society European Policy Institute
By Andreas Aktoudianakis

Climate Change
The National Review
Climate change, fiscal change, and risk - - The responsible thing is to at least explore the possibilities.
By Kevin D. Williams

Immigration - World Migration
The Christian Science Monitor
On the Move - The faces, places, and politics of migration - - Never before have so many people – 70 million – been forcibly displaced from their homes.
By Monitor reporters share perspectives in pivotal places across globe,


Analysis
The Washington Post
Northam seeks more for the poor - - To add more money to several programs aimed at helping minorities and the disadvantaged
By Gregory S. Schneider

Israel - Internal Politics
The Foreign Affairs
Natanyahu's refrendum - - Things will only get worse under Trump’s sanctions, but China, India, and other countries are still defiantly buying oil.
By Aluf Benn

Analysis
The Economist
Electricity does not change poor lives as was thought - - Getting a power connection to the poorest of the poor may be the wrong priority for a cash-strapped government
By Print Edition

Iran - 40 years after 1979 Revolution
The Foreign Policy
Transformation in Iran will come from women - - On the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, a former political prisoner assesses the prospect of change in Iran.
By Amy Mackinnon

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
A new Americanism - - Why a Nation Needs a National Story
By Jill Lepore

Virginia Election -- Governor
The National Review
The intersectional road to perdition - - Who is the greatest victim of them all? Leave it to the mob to pick the ‘winner.’
By Victor Davis Hanson

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
Jared Kushner and the art of Humilation - - Trump’s son-in-law has become known as a deal-maker. But with the Palestinians, his approach appears to be take it or leave it.
By Michael Hirsh, Colum Lynch

Iran - 1979 Revolution
The Foreign Affairs
Iran's other generation gap, 40 years on - - Among the Revolutionary Faithful, the Young Seek Confrontation While Their Elders Embrace Change
By Narges Bajoghli

Argument
The Foreign Policy
Hezbuyllah is in Venezuela to stay - - Regime change in Caracas won’t change the country’s problematic relationship with the terrorist group.
By Colin P. Clarke

State Of Virginia - Politics
The National Review
Judge not ? On Satuday, Virginia attorney general Mark Herring released the following statement - -
By Jonah Goldberg

Immigration - World Migration
The Christian Science Monitor
Between Migrants and U.s. border, an information gap of many miles - - Making public policy work isn’t just a matter of enforcing it. Policies also need to be communicated clearly. With US border policy, that’s more complicated than it seems. Part 4 of On the move: the faces, places, and politics of migration.
By Whitney Eulich

Politics
The Washington Post
Va. Lt. governor Justin Fairfax denies sex assault allegation from 2004 - - Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax issued a statement early Monday denying a sexual assault allegation that appeared on the same conservative website that posted a racist photograph from Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook page
By Theresa Vagas

Population - World
The Economist
Thanks to education, global fertility could fall faster than expected - - The world’s population in 2100 could be no higher than it is today
By Print Edition - International

Iran - U.S.
The Foreign Policy
How U.S. mission creep in Syria and Iraq could trigger war with Iran - - One previously unreported incident from 2017 illustrates the risks of Trump’s latest plan.
By Lara Selignman

America & Foreign Policy
The Foreign Policy
America has a commitment problem - - Eight reasons that Washington has repeatedly made the mistake of making promises around the world it can’t keep.
By Stephen M. Walt

News Analysis
The New Republic
How sexism threatens peace in Afghanistan - - The U.S. and the Taliban are approaching a peace deal. But a new survey suggests a key component of national security is getting worse.
By Elizabeth Weingrarten

E.U. - Iran Sanctions
The Foreign Policy
E.U. offers up a meager workaround to U.S. Iran Sanctions - - The new vehicle will do little to ease Iran’s economic pain, though it should help humanitarian trade.
By Keith Johnson

Iran Currency
The Foreign Policy
Can a new Currency end Tehran's economics woes's - - The Central Bank of Iran wants to take four zeros off the rial—but redenomination won’t work miracles.
By Maziar Motamedi

Peace - Discussion
The Washington Post
Fragile chances at peace - - Agreements are emerging in both conflicts, thanks to skillful diplomats.
By David Ignatius

Immigration - World Migration
The Christian Science Monitor
On the move - A series about the facts, places, and politics of Migration - - Never before have so many people – 70 million – been forcibly displaced from their homes. Millions more have chosen to leave in search of a better life. And traditional politics have been thrown into disarray
By Monitor reporters share perspectives in pivotal places across globe



    
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