RealClearWorld Morning Edition

Thursday, May 28
Contain and Amplify - Thomas Friedman, New York Times
U.S. to China: We Are Here to Stay - Ankit Panda, The Diplomat
To Slow China, America Must Think Fast - J. Hemmings, National Interest
NATO Needs A New Nuclear Strategy - Elbridge Colby, Wall Street Journal
FIFA Awakened a U.S. Giant - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg View
Sepp Blatter and FIFA: Switzerland Shamed Again - L. Favre, Le Temp
The Middle East Needs Empire? Really? - Faisal Al Yafai, The National
In Putin's Russia, Might Is Right - Ivan Sukhov, Moscow Times
Only Israel Will Miss the Blundering Tony Blair - Robert Fisk, Independent
America Is the Best Ref for FIFA - John Gapper, Financial Times
How to End Lebanon's Presidential Deadlock - Ana Maria Luca, NOW
ISIS Wins Even When It Loses - Michael Weiss, Daily Beast
Russia: U.S. FIFA Investigation Is Illegal - Reid Standish, Foreign Policy
Amnesty: Did Hamas Commit War Crimes? - Charlie Hoyle, Maan
Presidents Can Torch Bad Deals - Edelman, Joseph & Takeyh, Politico
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Wednesday, May 27
Europe's Ills: Cause and Consequence - George Friedman, Stratfor
Absent Empire, Chaos Reigns in the Middle East - Robert D. Kaplan, FP
Why Obama Shrugs at the Middle East - Rodger Shanahan, Lowy Interpreter
Countering Putin's Anti-Democratic Strategy - Nicolas Bouchet, GMF
Watching the Twilight of the United Kingdom - Ben Judah, Politico EU
How an ISIS Killer Describes His Brutal Daily Routine - Max Fisher, Vox
Why the Saudis Can't Win in Yemen - Bruce Riedel, Al Monitor
The Indian Century - Claire Berlinski, City Journal
How to Know When Iran Breaks Its Word - A. Arnold & N. Passas, BAS
Ramadi Is no Setback, It's Failure - Dan Caldwell, National Review
Turkmenistan's Horse-Breeder-in-Chief - Michael Petrou, Maclean's
Vatican: Irish Gay Marriage a Loss for Mankind - Kirchgaessner, Guardian
Germany's Destiny: The Well-Meaning Hegemon - AJ Motyl, WA Journal
A New Silk Road to Quell International Tensions? - Robert Berke, Oil Price
Did Scots, Irish Beat Vikings to Iceland? - K. Ahronson, The Conversation
Tuesday, May 26
How Badly Can U.S.-Israel Ties Fray? - Aaron David Miller, RealClearWorld
Reflections on Ramadi - Paul Floyd, Stratfor
In Germany, Anti-Americanism Goes on Display - Alex Berezow, RCW
Will Obama Be Churchill or Chamberlain? - Bob Feferman, Jerusalem Post
Fear of a New Balkan Conflict - Economist
Obama, Anti-Semitism, and Iran - Walter Russell Mead, American Interest
No More Band-Aids for Greece - Mohammed El-Erian, Bloomberg View
Francois Hollande, Europe's Lonely Socialist - Pierre Briancon, Politico EU
Maldives, a Paradise in Peril - Charles Tannock, Project Syndicate
Brunei's Baffling Introduction of Sharia - Bill Ozanick, The Diplomat
Don't Let Climate Talks Fail Again - Kevin Rudd, New York Times
North Korea's Real Hunger Games - Joseph Kim, Foreign Policy
We Need to Understand Unconventional Warfare - Octavian Manea, SMJ
ISIS Could Drive a Rare Bird to Extinction - BBC
France, Germany Seek Closer Euro Ties - Traynor & Perraudin, Guardian
A Museum to Honor Palestinian Heritage - Ahmad Melhem, Al Monitor
Monday, May 25
Russia Can't Afford Its Military - Franz-Stefan Gady, The Diplomat
ISIS and Iraq's Shiite Revival - Nicolas Pelham, New York Review of Books
The New Dictators Rule by Velvet Fist - S. Guriev & D. Treisman, NY Times
The EU's Cynical Dismissals of Eastern Hopes - L. Bershidsky, Bloom-View
Obama's Deep Concerns over Iran, Israel - Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic
The West's Failure of Nerve - Stephen Blank, Atlantic Council
The End of Spain's Two-Party System? - Helena Spongenberg, EU Observer
Erdogan's Turkish Tightrope Act - Michael Tanchum, Foreign Affairs
Poland Gets a New President - BBC
Obama's Foreign Policy Has Been, Well, Fine - M. O'Hanlon, Brookings
Why Canada Honors Queen Victoria - Conrad Black, National Post
In Germany, Refugees Are a Solution, not a Problem - D. Saunders, G&M
EU Reform and the Making of New UK Leaders - Iain Martin, Telegraph
Ireland Is a Kinder, Fairer Place - Joseph O'Connor, Guardian
Who Is Killing Karachi's Elite? - Lawrence Pintak, Global Post
A New President Inherits a Crippled Nigeria - Joachim MacEbong, Quartz
Sunday, May 24
Can the Islamic State Survive? - Ross Douthat, New York Times
Could Gay Marriage Reunite Ireland? - Francis Barry, Bloomberg View
3 Ways the U.S. and China Could Go to War - M. Auslin, The Commentator
China's 'Silk Road' to Nowhere - Angela Stanzel, ECFR
Hungary's Might-Be Literary Giant - Ryun Spaeth, The Week
Curtains for Australia's Economic Miracle? - Anthony Fensom, TNI
ISIS' Staggering Atrocities Against Women - David Mack, BuzzFeed
The Islamic State Just Hit Saudi Arabia - Economist
Saturday, May 23
Passion Will Save Europe - Jim Murphy, Financial Times
Britain Resigns as a World Power - Fareed Zakaria, Washington Post
Why Are China's Emissions Plummeting? - Brad Plumer, Vox
Hey, Washington, What About Tunisia? - Josh Rogin, Bloomberg View
Russia Is Still Angry About Serbia - L. Todd Wood, Washington Times
Iraq's Least Worst Options - Fred Kaplan, Slate
The Last Strongman of Siam - Sebastian Strangio, Foreign Policy
Obama Is the Vehicle to bin Laden's Success - Ed Driscoll, PJ Media
The Islamic State in Palmyra - Dexter Filkins, New Yorker
Who Is Losing in Iraq? Regular Folks - Frida Ghitis, Miami Herald
Special Ops to Obama: Let Us Fight ISIS - Kimberly Dozier, Daily Beast
Bangladesh's Very Public Toilet Problem - Tahmima Anam, NY Times
Friday, May 22
Will Palmyra Be the Turning Point in Syria? - Champion, Bloomberg View
U.S.-China: Make Room, Make Way, or Make Hay? - E.C. Economy, CFR
Europe's 'Plan' Lies Dead in the Water - Kaj Leers, RealClearWorld
Will the Venezuelan State Fail? - Carl Meacham, CSIS
ISIS Aims for Abu Ghraib - Birgit Svensson, Die Welt
Gay Vote Shows a Stunning Shift in Irish Attitudes - D. Dalby, NY Times
How Indonesia Could Help Solve Yemen - Rakhmat & Askar, The Diplomat
Let's Not Hyperventilate Over Palmyra - Juan Cole, Informed Comment
Before We Dive Back into Middle Eastern Wars... - P. Buchanan, Am. Cons
China Could Change the World Economy Forever - Robert Berke, Oil Price
Cameron's Referendum Quandary - Roland Flamini, World Affairs Journal
Stirring Painful Memories of the Iraq-Iran War - Arash Karami, Monitor
America's Frenemy, and Other Parties to Iran Talks - A. Tabatabai, BAS
Ireland Today Votes on Gay Marriage - S Collins, Irish Times
Can China Take a Joke? - Christopher Beam, New York Times Magazine
U.S. Military Against ISIS? It Won't Be Quick and Easy - B. Fishman, CNN
Thursday, May 21
The Art of Avoiding War - Robert D. Kaplan, The Atlantic
Haunting Memories on the Roads of Central Europe - M. Stevenson, RCW
Stop ISIS from Becoming a State - Ronald Tiersky, RealClearWorld
ISIS Now Controls Half of Syria - Kareem Shaheen, Guardian
Russia Strikes Back at Europe's Energy Games - Kristine Berzina, GMF
Is Russia Enabling the North Korean Regime? - L.T. Wood, Wash Times
Osama's Letter to the American People - David Francis, Foreign Policy
America's China Consensus Implodes - Robert Manning, National Interest
Will Israel Take Obama's Bribe? - Jonathan Tobin, Commentary
Europe Stays the Course in the East - Carl Bildt, Project Syndicate
Obama Turns the Middle East into the Wild West - Naomi Friedman, The Hill
Germany's Struggle for the Souls of Young Muslims - O. Gezer, Spiegel
The Wrong Man to Lead Britain's Out Campaign - S. Wheeler, Spectator
China Learns to Love the Bomb - Noah Feldman, Bloomberg View
Indonesia Sinks a Chinese Fishing Vessel - P. Parameswaran, The Diplomat
Wednesday, May 20
Assessing the New World Disorder - George Friedman, Stratfor
Iraq Is Not Iran, and This Is Not 2003 - Bobby Jindal, National Review
A US of Europe? Don't Laugh It Off - Miguel Otero-Iglesias, Politico EU
Don't Let US Election Be a UK Sequel - J. Huntsman & J. Lieberman, RCW
Other People's Armies and How Obama Uses Them - David Rothkopf, FP
Europe Remains Far From Recovery - David McHugh, Associated Press
2 Events Showcase Obama's Failed Strategy - W.R. Mead, Am. Interest
The Economics of Terrorist Bounties - Kathy Gilsinan, The Atlantic
Ramadi Shows U.S. Officials Live in a Dream World - Jamie Dettmer, DB
Change Sweeps the Prairies of Canada's Cowboy State - R. Cobb, NYT
Is Macedonia the Next Ukraine? - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg View
Will China Buy the Ships France Built for Russia? - A. Panda, Diplomat
The Ivory Coast's Pearl-Topped Giant Basilica - Monica Mark, Guardian
Indonesia's Hopeful Economic Moment - Day & Damuri, East Asia Forum
Are Investors Tiring of India's 'Reagan?' - Seema Mody, CNBC
Tuesday, May 19
A Symbolic Rout in Ramadi - Dexter Filkins, New Yorker
My Son Died for Ramadi. Now ISIS Has It - Michael Daly, Daily Beast
Building a Child Army in South Sudan - Nick Turse, TomDispatch
Can Putin Rebrand Russia? - Richard Gowan, World Politics Review
Scraps for the British Losers - Economist
Will Egypt Actually Kill Its Deposed Pres? - Joshua Keating, Slate
The GOP Could End Up Like Ed Miliband - Jim Messina, Politico
Bridging Burundi's Dangerous Divisions - Mashuli & Carson, NY Times
Kerry Helped Free U.S. 'Spies' in Ukraine - Rogin & Lake, Bloomberg View
Israel's Turn to Come to Washington - Tamara Coffman Wittes, Brookings
Demonizing Iran Changes Nothing - Robert Olson, Today's Zaman
Tensions Are Simmering in Turkey - Murat Yetkin, Hurriyet Daily News
The Dicey Future of Syria's Exiled Government - Laura Secorun Palet, Ozy
India, China, and a Tibet Caught in the Middle - Ellen Bork, WA Journal
Russians Know the Truth About Putin, and Love It - J. Schuster, Die Welt
Monday, May 18
The Day ISIS Took a Major Provincial Capital - Economist
The Ghosts of Iraq Future - Edward Luce, Financial Times
Will Jabhat al-Nusra Eclipse IS in Syria? - C. Solomon, Global Risk Insights
North Korea Raises the Nuclear Stakes - James Dwyer, The Conversation
ISIS Takes Ramadi, Kills Hundreds - Salaheddin & Sami, Associated Press
The Dawn of the Un-American Century - Benny Avni, New York Post
Greece Tries to Resist a Euro Referendum - M. El-Erian, Bloomberg View
Distorting the Pope's Words on Abbas and Israel - Gross, Weekly Standard
France Plays the Hero Role Against Russia - J. Gelernter, National Review
Contemplating 'Ancient Indian Aviation Tech' - S. Deb, New Republic
Asian Companies Snap Up Italian Assets - A. Goldstein, East Asia Forum
Africa's First Narcostate, Illustrated - BBC
Let Illegal Immigrants Join the U.S. Military - Ben Domenech, Federalist
Colonialists Reap Bitter Fruit - Ebrahim Harvey, Business Day
Washington Flirts With Disaster in East Asia - Ted Galen Carpenter, TNI
Europe Could Turn Greece into Detroit - Anatole Kaletsky, Project Syndicate

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