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The New York Times
Iran arrests person linked to negotiations on nuclear deal - - The disclosure appeared to be the latest sign of the Iranian leadership's frustration over the deal, which has failed to yield significant economic benefits
By Rick Gladstone


The New York Times
Fractured lands -- This is a story unlike any we have previously published. It is much longer than the typical New York Times Magazine feature story; in print, it occupies an entire issue. The product of some 18 months of reporting, it tells the story of the catastrophe that has fractured the Arab world since the invasion of Iraq 13 years ago
By Jake Silverstein -- Editor in Chief


The Foreign Affairs
Rebranding terror -- Nusra's Renaming Is Part of al Qaeda's Plan
By David Gartenstein - Ross & Thomas Jocelyn


The Christian Science Monitor
Iranian vessels harassed U.S. destroyer, Pentagon says - -

The American destroyer USS Nitze was intercepted by four Iranian vessels after multiple warnings. The incident is just one of many antagonistic incidents between Iran and the United States despite last yeays nuclear accords.


By Weston Willams


The Guardian
Outside meddling has unleashed horror in Syria. We must step back - - Western arms and money have prolonged and intensified this civil war. Our only duties are to stop taking sides, and to help those fleeing the conflict
By Simon Jenkins


The foreign Policy
The conuntries with the worst bad habits - - Russia poisons its enemies, Germany’s obsessed with fiscal responsibility, and America’s addicted to spreading democracy. A list of policies governments ought to kick
By Stephen M. Walt


The New York Times
The dumbed down democracy - - A big chunk of the citizenry will vote despite being unable to accept basic facts needed to process this American life
By Thimothy Egan


The Christian Science Monitor
Colombia - FARC peace accord - A new model for ending conflict - -

When Colombia began talks with leftist FARC rebels nearly four years ago, it looked to countries like South Africa for guidance. Now it's rewritten the roadmap for peace


By Sibylla Brodzinsky


           
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News Analysis
The New York Times
Iran arrests person linked to negotiations on nuclear deal - - The disclosure appeared to be the latest sign of the Iranian leadership's frustration over the deal, which has failed to yield significant economic benefits
By Rick Gladstone

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Rebranding terror -- Nusra's Renaming Is Part of al Qaeda's Plan
By David Gartenstein - Ross & Thomas Jocelyn

Analysis
The Guardian
Outside meddling has unleashed horror in Syria. We must step back - - Western arms and money have prolonged and intensified this civil war. Our only duties are to stop taking sides, and to help those fleeing the conflict
By Simon Jenkins

Opinions
The New York Times
The dumbed down democracy - - A big chunk of the citizenry will vote despite being unable to accept basic facts needed to process this American life
By Thimothy Egan

UAE - Human Rights
The Foreign Policy
The UAE spending bif on Israeli spyware to listen in on a dissident - - In attacking the iPhone of human rights defender Ahmed Mansour, the Emirati government reportedly bought a rare, zero-day, Israeli exploit of Apple’s iOS
By Elias Groll

Saudi Arabia - Internal Affairs
The New York Times
Saudis and extremism - both the arsonists and the firefighters - - Critics see Saudi Arabia's export of a rigid strain of Islam as contributing to terrorism, but the kingdom's influence depends greatly on local conditions
By Scott Shane

Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
American university attack hits at heart of Afghan liberal learning - - The image of an island of liberalism and learning in a country plagued by militant violence has been shattered
By Hamid Shalizi & Tommy Wilkes

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
What Erdogan and Khomeini have in common - - The Turkish president’s post-coup crackdowns are following in the footsteps of Irans Islamic revolution
By Alireza Nader

Venezuela
The Foreign Policy
Venezula on the brink - - How the State Wrecked the Oil Sector—and How to Save It
By Lisa Viscidi

Analysis
The Guardian
Gaza becomes social media warzone ahead of palestinian election - - Political rivals Hamas and Fatah are locked in a battle of words and images over conditions in the Hamas-ruled coastal strip
By Peter Beaumont

Opinions
The Foreign Policy
Choose your own adventure - the future of the world - - It’s not just the U.S. presidential platforms that will shape global politics in the years ahead -- it’s Americans’ theories of how the world works
By Stephen M. Walt

Opinions
The New York Times
20 years after reform, welfare is still broken - - In 1996, I joined a bipartisan coalition to break the cycle of dependency among the poor. Why it did not work?
By John Kasich

Turkey
The Christian Science Monitor
After a wedding bombing in Turkey, Erdogan calls for national unity - - A young Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 51 people at a wedding party in southeast Turkey Sunday
By Cinar Kiper - AP

Syria - ISIS
Guardian
ISIS appears to use civiliansas human shields to flee Syrian town - - Photographs appear to show Islamic State group flanked by civilians as they retreat from Manbij after defeat by US-backed fighters
By Mazin Sidahmed

News Analysis
The Christian Science Monitor
Behind Russia - Iran cooeration over Syria, a larger goal - -

Russia's use of a base inside Iran to launch strikes in Syria marks unprecedented cooperation between the Islamic Republic and a foreign power


By Scott Peterson

Saudi Arabia & Human Rights
The Foreign Policy
Yemen Carnage prompts new U.N. push to censor Saudi - led coalition - - Ban Ki-moon is threatening to put Riyadh and its allies back on a blacklist of countries that kill and maim children in war zones
By Colum Lynch

Iran - 1979 Revolution
The Foreign Affairs
In Iran, the wounds of the revolution reopen - - New Evidence of the 1988 Mass Killings
By Kasra Naji

News Analysis
The Foreign Policy
How the Islamic State seized a chemical weapons stockpile - - When jihadists captured a Syrian military base, they found a cache of some of the world’s most dangerous weapons buried in its bunkers. In Part II of an exclusive series, an Islamic State member explains how they eventually fell into the hands of the self-styled  - caliphate.
By Harald Doornbos & Jen Mussa

Analysis
The Foreign Affair
Americas awesome military - - And How to Make It Even Better
By Michael O Hanlon & David Petraeus

Editorials
The New York Times
Mr. Trumps foreign policy confusions - - Far from delivering a plausible blueprint for action, Donald Trump further exposed his ignorance and lack of understanding of world affairs
By The Editorial


News Analysis
The New York Times
Fractured lands -- This is a story unlike any we have previously published. It is much longer than the typical New York Times Magazine feature story; in print, it occupies an entire issue. The product of some 18 months of reporting, it tells the story of the catastrophe that has fractured the Arab world since the invasion of Iraq 13 years ago
By Jake Silverstein -- Editor in Chief

Iran - U.S.
The Christian Science Monitor
Iranian vessels harassed U.S. destroyer, Pentagon says - -

The American destroyer USS Nitze was intercepted by four Iranian vessels after multiple warnings. The incident is just one of many antagonistic incidents between Iran and the United States despite last yeays nuclear accords.


By Weston Willams

Analysis
The foreign Policy
The conuntries with the worst bad habits - - Russia poisons its enemies, Germany’s obsessed with fiscal responsibility, and America’s addicted to spreading democracy. A list of policies governments ought to kick
By Stephen M. Walt

Colombia
The Christian Science Monitor
Colombia - FARC peace accord - A new model for ending conflict - -

When Colombia began talks with leftist FARC rebels nearly four years ago, it looked to countries like South Africa for guidance. Now it's rewritten the roadmap for peace


By Sibylla Brodzinsky

Colombia
The New York Times
Colombias remarkable peace process - - A landmark agreement between the government and a guerrilla group gives Colombians a way to start relegating this war to the history books
By The Editorial Board

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Ending endless war - - A Pragmatic Military Strategy
By Andrew J. Bacebich

Syria
The Guardian
life expectancy in Syria fell by six years at start of civil war - -

Study shows drop from 75 to 69 in Syrian men between 2010 and 2013, and falls in other countries affected by Arab spring


By Harron Siddique

Opinions
The New York Times
The age of post - truth politics - - It is possible to live in a world of data but no facts
By William Davies

Turkey
The Christian Science Monitor
Anti - Americanism surges in Turkey, fueld by politicians and jealous press - - US Vice President Joe Biden will visit Turkey Wednesday to try to reassure President Erdoðan they still stand together against terrorism – and the coup attempt in July, about which conspiracy theories abound
By Scott Peterson

Israel -- BDS
The Guardian
GOP mega - donor funds group calling pro - Palestiniane U.S students - Jew haters - - Sheldon Adelson-funded posters named students and professors at a college campus, saying they ‘have allied themselves with Palestinian terrorists’
By Sam Levin

Middle East
The Foreign Policy
Mousul, Raqqa, will fall within a year; Russia quits Iran - - Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend is stepping into a tough job. On Sunday, he took command of the U.S. war on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, tasked with retaking the cities of Mosul and Raqqa
By Paul McLeary & Adam Rawnsley

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
From political Islam to Muslim democracy - - The Ennahda Party and the Future of Tunisia
By Rached Ghannouchi

Philippine
The New York Times
Chilling tale in Dutertes during drug war - father and son killed in police custody - - Even amid the slaughter of the Filipino presidents war on drugs, the killings of Renato and Jaypee Bertes stand out
By Richard C. Paddock

Report
The Foreign Policy
Obama to Israel - our tax dollars would not go to your defense contractors - - Washington and Jerusalem are about to ink a groundbreaking arms package, but it hinges on ending sweetheart deals for Israel’s defense firms
By Dan De Luce & Paul McLeary

Syria
The Guardian
Aleppo doctor - shedding tears for the injustice children of Syria is not enough - -  medical emergency has been unfolding in slow motion in Syria for five years, says a critical care physician from Chicago who has worked in Aleppo
By Zaher Sahloul

Turkey & Human Rights
The New York Times
Turkey to release tens of thousands of prisoners to make room for coup suspects - - The government said in a decree that it would begin freeing up to 38,000 nonviolent offenders to make way for detainees including journalists, teachers, lawyers and judges
By Tim Arango & Ceylan Yeginsu

Documentaries
The Guardian
Anne Frank film shot during 2014 Israel - Gaza conflict secretly screened in Iran - - Anne Frank: Then and Now presents excerpts from the diary acted by two Israelis and eight Palestinian girls, one of whom performs in front of rubble from an Israeli airstrike
By Henry Barnes

Saudi Arabia & Human Rights
The New York Times
Stop Saudi arms sales until carnage in Yemen ends - - Given the civilian casualties, further American support for this war is indefensible
By The Editorial Board

Syria - Human Rights
The Foreign Policy
The war on Syrian doctors - - For five years, the Assad regime has relentlessly targeted medical workers in rebel-held territory. This is the story of their desperate fight to stay alive — and save lives
By Ellen Francis

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Germanys new global role Berlin Steps Up
By Frank - Walter Steinmeier



    
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