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Friday, February 27
Why Russia Will Lose in Ukraine - Alexander Motyl, World Affairs Journal
Obama's Iran Deal Worse Than No Deal - Joseph & Tobey, National Review
Feeling Harassed, Britons Becomes 'Jihadist John' - USA Today
Restoring American Supremacy - Dov Zakheim, National Interest
China's Fertile Ground for Islamic State - Adam Minter, Bloomberg
Beijing Cracks Down on Party Criticism - Chris Buckley, New York Times
Hong Kong Activists Stand Up to China - Carol Williams, Los Angeles Times
U.S. Must Get Qatar to Fall in Line - Simon Henderson, Washington Institute
Kirkuk Foreshadows Challenges in Iraq - Michael Knights, Al Jazeera
Is Obama Stirring Up Anti-Semitism? - Michael Freund, Jerusalem Post
Unrelenting Bloodshed in South Sudan - Ty McCormick, Foreign Policy
Why Mother Teresa Is No Saint - Adam Taylor, Washington Post
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Thursday, February 26
The Intersection of Three Crises - Reva Bhalla, Stratfor
Britain's Leadership Is a Tragedy - Carl-Georg Luft, The European
Europe's Hard Left Took a Good Thumping - Mark Gilbert, Bloomberg View
There Is no Better Deal Coming with Iran - Paul Pillar, Reuters
Venezuela: All Oil, no Toilet Paper - Joshua Keating, Slate
Change in Central and Eastern Europe - J. Dempsey, Carnegie Europe
Room for a Chinese Role in Israel-Palestine Conflict - Yiyi Chen, EAF
Why Immigration Won't Save Japan - Jonathan Last, Weekly Standard
Boko Harem Just Got More Dangerous - Nancy Youssef, Daily Beast
What Orwell Said About 'Mein Kampf' - Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post
Stalin Wasn't an Intellectual Dullard - Jack Matlock, Jr., National Interest
ISIS Gets Funding Via Looted Art - Daniela Deane, Washington Post
ISIS Social Media Lures Females to Cause - Zavis & Boyle, L.A. Times
Wednesday, February 25
Russian Empire Is Not What Putin Wants - Fiona Hill, National Interest
Inside the Mind of Vladimir Putin - Ian Robertson, Daily Telegraph
Ukraine Is no Game Changer Yet - Jan Techau, Carnegie Europe
Obama's Doomed Iran Outreach - Thomas Joscelyn, Weekly Standard
NATO Should Build Baltic Bases - Randy Scheunemann, RealClearWorld
Plight of Syria's Christian Minority - Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post
From Welfare State to Caliphate - Ranstorp, Gustaffson, Hyllengren, FP
Danish Answer to Radical Jihad - Manfred Ertel & Ralf Hoppe, Der Spiegel
Turkish Foreign Policy at a Crossroads - Murat Yetkin, Hurriyet Daily News
U.S. Navy Must Be Ready to Hit ISIS - Seth Cropsey, Wall Street Journal
Obama's Absurd Denial of Islamic Terrorism - Dennis Prager, Townhall
Germany Is Giving Greece One Last Chance - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
The Perils of Korean Reunification - Jennifer Lind, The Diplomat
Qatar Winter Cup Promises to Be a Mess - Owen Gibson, The Guardian
Eiffel Tower Now Has Own Wind Turbines - Eric Holthaus, Slate
Tuesday, February 24
Putin Drags Post-Soviet Economies Down - L. Bershidsky, Bloomberg View
Russian Downgrade Was not Political - Mark Adomanis, Moscow Times
Why China Is Suddenly Warming to the Arctic - Kong Lingyu, Caixin
EU Leaders Are Relentlessly Crazy - R. Kuttner, American Prospect
Obama's Isolationism - Conrad Black, National Review
Kurdish Forces Show the Strain of ISIS Fight - Mike Giglio, BuzzFeed
All Hail King Dollar - Milton Ezrati, National Interest
Russia Quietly Annexes South Ossetia - Maia Otarashvili, FPRI
Roll Out the Welcome Mat for European Emigrants - Daniel Altman, FP
Putin's Potemkin Propaganda Station in Ukraine - Paul Gregory, The Blaze
No Policy Like an Iran Policy - Michael Doran, Mosaic
The Murky Strategy to Retake Mosul - Matt Schiavenza, The Atlantic
Time for Pakistan to Emerge from the Fog - Roger Cohen, New York Times
Monday, February 23
Paleoconservatives Are Wrong About Putin - Alex Berezow, RCWorld
The World Seen from Vilnius Is a Scary Place - Boyd Tonkin, Independent
Great Power Competition Returns - Robert Kagan, Brookings Institution
Vaclav Havel, Europe's Necessary Hero - Michael Ignatieff, Atlantic
Islamic State: The Beast Keeps Growing - John McLaughlin, Ozy
The South China Sea Resource Grab - Michael Fabinyi, The Diplomat
Turkey Makes a Move in Syria - Economist
Is Gazprom Losing Its Grip on Europe? - Nick Cunningham, Oil Price
ISIS Exploits the Power of Imagery - Anne Barnard, New York Times
Chavez's Ghost Haunts Spanish Elections - Itxu Diaz, Daily Beast
Just a Month in, Syriza Has Already Failed - C J Polychroniou, Al Jazeera
ISIS Remains a Mere Nuisance - Tony Karon, The National
Sunday, February 22
Russian Lives on Film - Samuel Bendett, RealClearWorld
Obama Should Stop Trying to Interpret Islam - Reihan Salam, Slate
Scandal Could Bring Down Netanyahu - Mazal Mualem, Al Monitor
Russia Looking to Grab Georgian Territories - Dan Peleschuk, GP
Sweden: The Wimpiest Country in Europe - Elisabeth Braw, WAJ
Five Most Powerful Empires in History - Akhilesh Pillalamarri, TNI
Singapore & The Asian Century - Giovannini & Schibotto, The Diplomat
Three EU Dreams Turned into Nightmares - Chris Booker, Telegraph
Syriza Had a Chance to Fix the Eurozone. It Blew It - The Economist
What Would Happen if Greece Leaves the Eurozone? - Der Spiegel
America's Tyranny of Informality - Michael Strain, Washington Post
Saturday, February 21
There's no Need to Declare War on ISIS - Max Boot, Hoover Institution
AUMF Authorizes War In All These Countries - George Zornick, The Nation
Obama's Dangerous Misdiagnosis of Islamism - P. Wehner, Commentary
Time to Kick Germany Out of the Eurozone - P. Chovanec, Foreign Policy
Varoufakis Dishes on Marx and Capitalism - B. Thomas-Noone, Interpreter
To Sell a Trade Deal, Set U.S.-Centric Talk Aside - Amy Studdart, cogitASIA
Can Syriza Break the Greek Oligarchy? - W.R. Mead, American Interest
To Save Ukraine, Keep Putin Talking - David Andelman, USA Today
A Huge Change in India's Urban Policy - Ezra Klein, Vox
The Geopolitics of Metal Supply - Daniel McGroarty, RealClearWorld
Varoufakis Needs to Sharpen His Politics - Kaj Leers, RealClearWorld
Can the Minsk Deal Save Ukraine? - Yuliya Tymoshenko, Project Syndicate
Friday, February 20
Can We Stop the Islamist Army of Terror? - Kevin Sullivan, RealClearWorld
Patience Is no Substitute for Strategic Resolve - Philip Stephens, FT
Israel, EU Can Be Allies in Moral Fight Against Terror - Y. Plesner, YNet
Russia's Rain TV Continues to Shine - Anna Nemtsova, Daily Beast
A Succession Crisis Looms in Algeria - A. Layachi, World Politics Review
How Europe Is Losing to Putin - Alexander Stepanyan, The European
Did Egypt Take ISIS's Bait? - Steve Negus, Slate
A Modern Thirty Years' War - Fyodor Lukyanov, Moscow Times
The Great Jewish Exodus - Roger Cohen, New York Times
Stop Saying the Middle East Needs Democracy - David Harsanyi, The Federalist
Ukraine's Coal Miners: A Brotherhood Divided - Benoît Vitkine, Le Monde
China Would Lose a War Against U.S. - Harry Kazianis, National Interest
Ukraine's Cynical Call for Peacekeepers - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg View
Iraq's (U.S.-Backed) Republic of Fear - Ali Khedery, Foreign Policy
How to Arm Ukraine Without Starting a War - Steven Pifer, Reuters
FROM RCD: The US Navy's Cruise Missile Nightmare - J. Holmes, RCD
Thursday, February 19
Cease-Fire? What Cease-Fire? - Adam Chandler, Atlantic
How China Found Its Way - Bob Lee, The Diplomat
Putin Pulls a Page from Reagan's Playbook - Stephen Walt, Foreign Policy
A Greek Offer Germany Can't Refuse - Y. Palaiologos, Wall Street Journal
Our Dangerous Moment in History - Victor Davis Hanson, National Review
Brazil Wants to Strengthen U.S., Atlantic Ties - Tim Ridout, GMF
Netanyahu's Election Diplomacy Damages Israel - Y. Galai, New Republic
Jeb Bush's Strength Is also His Weakness - Jonathan Tobin, Commentary
The Ominous Lure of the Russian Past - Mark Harrison, Warwick Blogs
Germans Should Show Greeks some Respect - C. Crook, Bloomberg View
Jeb Bush's Awkward Foreign Policy Debut - Zack Beauchamp, Vox
A Wordsmith for a Globalized World - Sanjena Sathian & Tobias Carroll, Ozy
The Bush Foreign Policy Legacy: Burden or Boon? - M. Hirsch, Politico
The Men Who Smuggle ISIS Loot - Simon Cox, BBC
The Life of a Cartel Money Launderer - Michael Daly, Daily Beast
Wednesday, February 18
Europe Bickers as Greece Approaches the Brink - Economist
The Economics of Global Population Decline - George Friedman, Stratfor
Exit America, Europe's Trust Engine? - Jan Techau, Carnegie Europe
Some Sun in Ukraine's Stormy Forecast - T. Mylovanov, The Conversation
Is Turkey Ready to Get Tough on ISIS? - Serkan Demirtas, Hurriyet
Europe Looks Doomed to Repeat Its Past Follies - A. Pabst, The National
Ukraine's Other War: Against Corruption - Atlantic Council
U.S. Tensions with Thailand Open Door for China - Felix Chang, FPRI
Italy Fears an ISIS Invasion - Barbie Latza Nadeau, Daily Beast
When States Fail to Protect Their People - F. Guckelsberger, The European
Democracy Is in Retreat - Thomas Friedman, New York Times
Libya's Extremist Capital - Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post
The Great Unraveling of Libya - Jon Lee Anderson, New Yorker
EU Referendum: The Nightmare Britain Must Have - R. Behr, Guardian
The U.S. Is the Indispensable Peacemaker in Ukraine - George Bovt, MT
Tuesday, February 17
The Time for Games Is Over in Greece - Yanis Varoufakis, New York Times
Why Netanyahu Stands for All Jews - Yariv Levin, Jerusalem Post
Hopes for a Jordan-Iraq Alliance - David Ignatius, Washington Post
Immigrant Workers Leave Russia - Nina Vazhdaeva, Kommersant
Hit Russians in their Pocketbooks - Gideon Rachman, Financial Times
East Timor's Lesson for Australian Leaders - Steve Bracks, The Australian
What to Expect if the Iran Talks Fail - Ilan Goldenberg & Robert Kaplan, TNI
Egypt Fights ISIS, Obama Ignores Egypt - Andrew McCarthy, PJ Media
Can British Labour Survive Miliband's Hypocrisy? - D. Hodges, Telegraph
Now the Tories Target the Working Poor - Heather Spurr, New Statesman
Will India Ditch Sri Lanka's Tamils? - MK Bhadrakumar, Indian Punchline
Libya Could Become the Mediterranean's Somalia - I. Black, The Guardian
What to Make of Russia's Mediterranean Moves - M. Rubin, Commentary
The Crisis Redefining the Character of the EU - M.J. Rodrigues, Euractiv
Austerity Versus Society in Europe - Kemal Dervis, Project Syndicate
The EU's Urgent Need for an Energy Union - Tomas Prouza, EU Observer
How to Improve International Relations Training - Andrews et al, WOTR

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