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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:54 PM | Anonymous



Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Updates on Iran, ISIS, and Ebola. Plus, analysis and opinion on Hong Kong, Europe, Russia, and America's view of the Muslim world.


Iranian Nuclear Negotiations

"On Iran: Congress, Please Step Aside," Navid Hassibi - The National Interest, October 20, 2014


"Reading Between the Red Lines: An Anatomy of Iran's Eleventh-Hour Nuclear Negotiating Strategy," Suzanne Maloney - Brookings, October 16, 2014


ISIS Update

"The Meaning of Kobani," Henri J. Barkey - The American Interest, October 18, 2014


"What Turkey Wants in the War on ISIS," Ibrahim Kalin - The Wall Street Journal, October 19, 2014


"Who Will Turkey 'Train and Equip' in Syria?" Sibel Utku Bila - Al Monitor, October 19, 2014


Putting the Ebola Outbreak in Context

"What a Past Epidemic Teaches Us About Ebola," Howard Markel - New Republic, October 19, 2014


"Nigeria is Ebola-Free: Here's What They Did Right," Alexandra Sifferlin - Time, October 19, 2014

"Britain, U.S. Are in Africa Fighting Ebola. Will Europe Join Them?" Sara Miller Llana - The Christian Science Monitor, October 19, 2014


"Break in Transmission: How Nigeria Took Control of Ebola," Edward Wright - Real Clear World, October 20, 2014


"What's Behind Boko Haram 'Truce'?" David Cook - CNN World, October 18, 2014 

Political Upheaval in Hong Kong

"The Hong Kong Protesters Who Won't Negotiate," Matt Schiavenza - The Atlantic, October 19, 2014


"If We Lose This, We Lose Everything," Suzanne Sataline - Foreign Policy, October 17, 2014


China and Europe

"Premier's Win-Win Europe Visit," Wang Yiwei - China Daily, October 18, 2014 


Eurozone's Economic Health

"Borders and Budgets Could Lay Europe Low," Gideon Rachman - Financial Times, October 20, 2014


"Why the Eurozone's Woes Have Become the World's Problem," Larry Elliott - The Guardian, October 18, 2014

"Europe Faces Anti-Austerity Mutiny as Crisis Looms," Patrick Smith - The Fiscal Times, October 20, 2014


"Eurocrisis Round Two. Blame the Germans Edition," Edward Hugh - EconoMonitor, October 14, 2014 


Barroso's Parting Words from the European Union

"Europe's Essential Unity," José Manuel Barroso - Project Syndicate, October 18, 2014


"Barroso Says Immigration Cap Would Be Against EU Law," Jim Pickard - Financial Times, October 19, 2014 


Simmering Tensions Between Russia and the West

"Why Would a Russian Submarine Enter Swedish Waters?" Roland Oliphant - The Telegraph, October 20, 2014


"Hunting for Red October... in the Stockholm Archipelago," András Simonyi and Erik Brattberg - The Huffington Post, October 20, 2014


"Putin Defiant in Face of Criticism Over Ukraine at Asia-Europe Summit," Carol J. Williams - Los Angeles Times, October 16, 2014

"West Needs to Put Up or Shut Up About Ukraine," Mark Adomanis - The Moscow Times, October 19, 2014


"The Myth of Russian Humiliation," Anne Applebaum - The Washington Post, October 17, 2014 


America's View of the Muslim World

"America Needs to Know its Enemies -- and its Friends," James Zogby - The National, October 19, 2014





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