Weekly World News Update: November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:16 PM | Anonymous

November 14, 2018

Weekly World News Update

Armistice Day 100th Anniversary; How Midterms Affect Foreign Policy; Nuclear in North Korea Ends?; Libya Searches for Settlement; Madagascar Votes; Issues in South America

Quote of the Week

Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism: nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism.... When we say ‘our interests come first, those of others don’t matter,’ we erase the very thing that a nation holds most precious, that which gives it life and makes it great: its moral values."

-- French President Emmanuel Macron, in a speech given at the Arc de Triomphe on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of WWI's Armistice Day.

The World Remembers the Great War

Thumbs Up from Putin as Trump Rains on Armistice Parade” Julian Borger -- The Guardian, November 11, 2018

"The World Has Come Full Circle—And Taken a Turn for The Worse" Nicholas Dungan -- Atlantic Council, November 11, 2018

"World War I Relived Day by Day" Patrick Chovanec -- NY Review of Books, November 8, 2018

"Today’s Armies Are Still Fighting World War I" Michael Stavridis -- Bloomberg, November 10, 2018

"Are 100 Years Enough?" Priya Satia -- New Republic, November 9, 2018

Midterms and Foreign Policy

How Will the Midterm Elections Affect U.S. Foreign Policy?” Joshua Kurlantzick -- Council on Foreign Relations, November 7, 2018

American Voters Just Sent a Surprising Message About the Trade War” Andrew Mayeda -- Bloomberg, November 7, 2018

"The Way Forward from the Midterms" Ben Shapiro -- National Review, November 14, 2018

Midterms May Herald New Trump Foreign Policy Focus” Andrew Hammond -- The Korea Times, November 8, 2018

Victorious House Democrats Pledge to Probe Trump’s Foreign Policy” Michael Hirsh -- Foreign Policy, November 6, 2018

Congress Can Unite on Global Affairs” Kathleen Hicks and Louis Lauter -- The Hill, November 13, 2018

North Korea Nuclear Threat Over?

North Korea Is Operating at Least 13 Secret Missile Sites, Satellite Images Show” Matthew Lee -- Time, November 12, 2018

Newly Revealed North Korean Missile Bases Cast Doubt on Value of Trump’s Summit with Kim Jong-un” Adam Taylor -- Washington Post, November 12, 2018

South Korea Says ‘Nothing New” in Report Identifying North Korean Bases” Stella Kim and Alexander Smith -- NBC News, November 13, 2018

Libya’s Peace Process Continues

A Safe and Stable Libya” Stephen Hickey -- Gov.uk, November 8, 2018 

Leaders Meet in Italy to Find Settlement in Libya” Paolo Santalucia; Frances D'Emilio; Rami Musa -- Fox19, November 12, 2018

Cruel European Migration Policies Leave Refugees Trapped in Libya With No Way Out” Heba Morayef -- Amnesty International, November 12, 2018

Madagascar Elections

Vote Counting Begins in High-Stakes Madagascar Election” -- Aljazeera, November 8, 2018

Elections to Test Madagascar’s Fragile Democracy” Laetitia Bezain and Kate Bartlett -- Independent Online, November 1, 2018

South American Happenings

Peru’s Ex-Police Chief Arrested in Alleged Baby Trafficking Ring” -- NPR, November 7, 2018

From Gunbattles to Tourism: Colombia’s Ex-Rebels Turn Rafting Guides” Luis Jaime Acosta -- Reuters, November 12, 2018

Venezuelan Migrants Live in Shadows on Caribbean’s Sunshine Islands” Bram Ebus -- The Guardian, November 13, 2018

Analysis: Brazil Risks Middle East Trade With Israel Embassy Move” Ana Mano and Jake Spring -- Reuters, November 8, 2018


 

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