World News Update

The 2016 election; Greece soldiers on; Turkey’s future; déjà vu in Iraq; views on ISIS; Brazil rising; South Africa versus the ICC; and climate change

World_News_Update_revised logoForeign Policy and the 2016 Presidential Election

Foreign Policy and America’s Presidential Campaign,” Richard N. Haass – Council on Foreign Relations, June 15, 2015

The GOP is Not Going to Win This Election on Foreign Policy,” Kori Schake – Foreign Policy, June 15, 2015

The Next U.S. President: Asia’s Impact on America’s Future,” Mercy A. Kuo and Angelica O. Tang –The Diplomat, June 15, 2015

Greece is the Word

The Greek Bailouts are Incredibly Stupid,” Daniel Altman – Foreign Policy, June 15, 2015

Europe Must Save Greece to Save Itself,” Timothy Garton Ash – The Guardian, June 15, 2015

A Greek Suicide?” Anatole Kaletsky – Project Syndicate, June 11, 2015

What Next for Turkey?

After June 7, is Turkey Closer to the EU?” Marc Pierini – Carnegie Europe, June 15, 2015

Turkey’s Politics of Peace,” Carl Bildt – Project Syndicate, June 15, 2015

Iraq Redux

The U.S. Slide Into Open-Ended Conflict in Iraq,” Micah Zenko – The Atlantic, June 11, 2015

Obama’s Plus Up in Iraq: Incrementalism is Not a Strategy,” Anthony H. Cordesman – Center for Strategic & International Studies, June 11, 2015

ISIS Options – Take Your Pick

What Should the U.S. do About ISIS?” National Journal Staff – National Journal, June 13, 2015

Brazil – Pivot to Africa

The Blue Amazon: Brazil Asserts its Influence Across the Atlantic,” Nathan Thompson and Robert Muggah – Foreign Affairs, June 11, 2015

South Africa Thumbs its Nose at the International Criminal Court

Why South Africa Let Bashir Get Away,” Mehari Taddele Maru – Al Jazeera, June 15, 2015

Omar al-Bashir Case Suggests South African Foreign Policy is Going Rogue,” Simon Tisdall – The Guardian, June 15, 2015

Climate Change – Some Positive News, for a Change

A Call Worth Listening to From European Oil Majors,” David Livingston – Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, June 11, 2015

There’s Hope for Tackling Climate Change After All,” Keith Johnson – Foreign Policy, June 15, 2015