World News Update

World_News_Update_revised logoIt Was a Good Deal…

Why History Gives Obama the Benefit of the Doubt on Iran,” James Fallows – The Atlantic, July 20, 2015

Reykjavik vs, Vienna: The Start of Iran’s Fall?,” Bill Scher – Real Clear Politics, July 20, 2015

It Was a Bad Deal

It’s Not a Deal,” Lee Smith – The Weekly Standard, July 27, 2015

On Iran, Congress Should Just Say No,” Eric Edelman and Ray Takeyh – The Washington Post, July 17, 2015

Geopolitical Implications of the Deal

Will Curbing Iran’s Nuclear Threat Boost its Proxies?” Sean D. Naylor – Foreign Policy, July 20, 2015

Iran Deal and Turkey: Time for a Soft-Power Reset,” Akin Unver – Al Jazeera, July 19, 2015

Deal With It – How Israel Can Live with the Iranian Nuclear Agreement,” Brent E. Sasley – Foreign Affairs, July 17, 2015

Cuba – A Fresh Start

A Good Start for Cuba-US Relations,” Miodrag Soric – Deutsche Welle – July 20, 2015

Cuba and America: The End of an Estrangement,” Jon Lee Anderson –The New Yorker, July 21, 2015

Nigeria’s New President Visits America

Buhari Visit to Reset the Bilateral Relationship,” John Campbell – Council on Foreign Relations, July 20, 2015

Nigeria Needs Handshakes, not Handouts,” Uchenna Ekwo – Al Jazeera America, July 20, 2015

India Flexes its Diplomatic Muscles

A New ‘Proactive’ Indian Foreign Policy Under Modi?” Prashanth Parameswaran – The Diplomat, July 21, 2015

The Lesser of Two Evils

Isis or al-Qa’eda? The Arab States Have Chosen the Devil They Know,” Ahmed Rashid – The Spectator, July 18, 2015

The Invasion of Kuwait 25 Years On

25 Years Later: Did Kuwait Invasion Doom Iraq?” Bruce Riedel – Al Monitor, July 16, 2015