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Wednesday, July 23
5 Bizarre Conspiracy Theories of Flight MH17 - Padraig Reidy, Guardian
It's Up to Germany to Stop Russia - Brendan Simms, LE Standard
Europe's Protests Make Case for Israel - Jordan Hirsch, Tablet Magazine
Meet Igor Girkin, Ukraine's Deranged Separatist Leader - L. Colarusso, GP
The 'Black Death' Plague Comes to China - Chao Deng, China Real Time
Proof of How Inept & Decadent the West Has Become - Peter Morici, RCW
Inside the Cyberwar Against Israel - Dana Liebelson, Mother Jones
Gaza and the Horrors of Government - Ed Krayewski, Reason
China Ascendant - Stephen Krasner, Defining Ideas
7 Crises That Show GOP Prefers Disaster - Robert Kuttner, Am. Prospect
What Was Putin Doing in S. America? - Richard Weitz, World Politics Review
Canada: We're Right About Everything - Andrew Cohen, Ottawa Citizen
A Pointless War No One Wanted - David Gardner, Financial Times
My Father Tried to Kill Hitler - Alex Last, BBC Magazine
In the Heart of Mysterious Oman - Hugh Eakin, New York Review of Books
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Tuesday, July 22
Flight 17 Marks Nadir of the West - Roger Cohen, New York Times
Can Vladimir Putin Survive? - George Friedman, Stratfor
Ghosts of World War I Circle over Ukraine - Robert Merry, National Interest
Let Putin Save Face - Angus Roxburgh, The Guardian
The New Thirty Years' War - Richard Haass, Project Syndicate
A Cataclysmic Purge in the Middle East - Hassan Mneimneh, GMF
How to Save Iraq - Zalmay Khalilzad & Kenneth Pollack, New Republic
Gaza Shows Netanyahu Never Wanted 2 States - Omer Aziz, Globe & Mail
A Gaza Solution: Demilitarization - Michael Oren, Los Angeles Times
Russia Can't Win Economic War vs. West - A. Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
How the Ukraine Crisis May Hurt Us All - Peter Jones, The Scotsman
The Last Great Myth About Egypt - Steven A. Cook, Foreign Policy
Shooting an Elephant in Burma - Shannon Gormley, Ottawa Citizen
Iraq's Odd Obsession with Faisal II - Faisal Al Yafai, The National
Does Haiti Need Tourism or Justice? - Samiha Shafy, Der Spiegel
Monday, July 21
It's Time for the Dutch to Man Up - Bas Heijne, Politico Magazine
Putin's Next Move -- Invade Ukraine? - Philip Stephens, Financial Times
Russia's Anti-West Isolationism - Maxim Trudolyubov, New York Times
How the Mideast Peace Plan Died - Birnbaum & Tibon, New Republic
As the World Burns, America Shrugs - Robert Fulford, National Post
Gaza City Ravaged on Deadliest Day of Conflict - Barnard & Kershner, NYT
All the News Hamas Sees Fit to Print - Noah Pollak, Weekly Standard
Did the UN Give Rockets to Hamas? - Josh Rogin, The Daily Beast
Farce Continues in Latest Iran Talks - Amir Taheri, New York Post
Can Iran Be Deterred from Going Nuclear? - Zachary Keck, Nat'l Interest
China Is Driving the BRICS Train - Pankaj Mishra, Bloomberg View
Symptom of a Sick Venezuela - Lilian Tintori, Washington Post
Life & Death of a Russian Freedom Fighter - Cathy Young, RealClearPolitics
My British Identity Is in Scotland's Hands - Madeleine Bunting, Guardian
Bill de Blasio and the Two Italys - Alexander Stille, New York Daily News
Sunday, July 20
Who's Right and Wrong in the Middle East? - Nicholas Kristof, NY Times
Mideast Crisis: A Pox on All Their Houses - Hussein Ibish, Foreign Policy
Does Obama Realize the Stakes in Gaza? - Jonathan Tobin, Commentary
What if Iron Dome Is a Bluff? - Rogel Alpher, Haaretz
The Price of Inaction in Ukraine - Garry Kasparov, Time
We Are Living in Putin's World Now - Matthew Continetti, National Review
Putin Has Backed Himself into a Corner - Steve LeVine, Quartz
Don't Turn One Tragedy into a Global Catastrophe - Peter Hitchens, Mail
On MH17, It's Old Europe Versus New Europe - Matthew Yglesias, Vox
Best Way to Punish Putin? No World Cup - Tunku Varadarajan, Daily Beast
America's War for the Greater Middle East - Andrew Bacevich, ND Mag
China Builds a Spiffy Police State in Tibet - Max Boot, Weekly Standard
China Flexes Muscles in Latin America - Andres Oppenheimer, Miami H'ld
Why Punjab State Has India's Worst Cancer Crisis - Rao & Bhandari, GP
The Kids Americans Left Behind in Philippines - Sauras & Lill, Narratively
Saturday, July 19
Putin's Dangerous Doctrine - Timothy Garton Ash, New York Times
Put the Bullseye on Putin - David Kramer, The American Interest
Where Are Putin's U.S. Admirers Now? - Alec MacGillis, New Republic
MH17: How Can the U.S. Respond? - Jean Mackenzie, Global Post
Forget Hamas' Demands - David Horovitz, Times of Israel
What Kind of Iran Are We Looking for Here? - Doug Saunders, Globe & Mail
Putin's Hemispheric Charm Offensive - John Metzler, China Post
The Moment the Middle East Needs Now - Michael Rubin, National Interest
Israel Abandoned - Melanie Phillips, The Spectator
The Shadow of the Caliphate - Hasan Suroor, The Hindu
Why Japan Is No Threat - Fontaine & Hornung, Japan Times
A Saudi Test for China's Global Ambitions - Jasper Wong, The Interpreter
How America Incinerated Iraq - Dahr Jamail, TomDispatch/Truthout
Remarkable Inventions & Predictions of Churchill - George Dvorsky, io9
There's a Reason the Danes Are So Happy - Tom Jacobs, Pacific Standard
Friday, July 18
MH17 Spells Disaster for Putin - Romesh Ratnesar, Bloomberg Businessweek
Downing of Jet Could Escalate Ukraine Crisis - Karen DeYoung, Wash Post
MH17: Wars Have Bloomed from Far, Far Less - Paul Daley, The Guardian
It's Time for the West to Stand Up to Putin - James Kirchick, Daily Beast
Don't Let Some Thug in East Ukraine Start a War - Adam Garfinkle, TAI
Dodging a Coup in Kabul, for Now - Steve Coll, The New Yorker
After Pullout, Where Do Afghans Begin? - Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail
Moral Clarity in Gaza - Charles Krauthammer, National Review
Israel's Deadly Gambits - Fred Kaplan, Slate
The Bizarre Moral Criticism Against Israel - Eric Yoffie, Time
In Iraq, Syria, Militants Try to Govern as a State - Karam & Mroue, AP
Germany Is Weltmeister - Roger Cohen, New York Times
Parlor Politics Doomed Aussie Carbon Tax - Peter Hartcher, Sydney MH
A Corporate Malaise Afflicts the West - Jeremy Warner, Daily Telegraph
China's Goals in South America - Shannon Tiezzi, The Diplomat
Thursday, July 17
Israel and Hamas Need Each Other - Aaron David Miller, Foreign Policy
The West Has Drifted from Israel -- and Itself - Douglas Murray, Spectator
Occupied People Have the Right to Resist - Seumas Milne, The Guardian
Should Israel Annex the Palestinian Territories? - Seth Lipsky, NY Post
Why Tehran Loves Iran Hawks - Zachary Keck, The Diplomat
How the World Sees Obama - Bruce Stokes, Global Public Square
What's Happening to American Power? - John McLaughlin, Ozy
Another Great War Is Unlikely - Andrew Hammond, Toronto Star
What to Fear if China Crashes - William Pesek, Bloomberg View
China's Ultimate Weapons: History & Nationalism - Ted Carpenter, TNI
Don't Accuse Israel of Apartheid - Benjamin Pogrund, The Daily Beast
How Israel Learned to Love Missile Defense - Taylor Dinerman, NRO
France Redeploys Troops in Africa to Fight Terror - Corbet & Ahmed, AP
Bashar al-Assad and the Devil's Gambit - Dominic Tierney, The Atlantic
Will Turkey Midwife Independent Kurdistan? - Cengiz Candar, Al Monitor
Wednesday, July 16
A World of Order vs. a World of Disorder - Thomas Friedman, NY Times
America, Let's Talk About War - Robert Kagan, Washington Post
Germany's Fake Outrage - John Rizzo, Time
Germany Goes Hunting for American Spies - Der Spiegel
Netanyahu Misjudges Risks of His Strategy - Daniel Levy, Financial Times
Thailand's Inevitable Revolution - Robert Amsterdam, RealClearWorld
Israel, Let's Not Become Europe - Yair Rosenberg, Tablet Magazine
Why Hamas Thinks It Can Win - Avi Issacharoff, Times of Israel
The Death of the European Idea - Ivan Krastev, Eurozine
Israel at War with Hamas and Itself - Leon Wieseltier, New Republic
Free Trade Empowered Mexico's Cartels - Thornton & Goodman, Nation
Islam, West Share a Common History - Nayef Al-Rodhan, Yale Global
The Enduring Influence of the Crusades - Nick Danforth, Al Jazeera
Macedonia Could Be the Next Yugoslavia - Jack Davies, Vice
The Dirty Truth About French Food - Lizzie Porter, Daily Telegraph
Tuesday, July 15
The Arab Spring Proved Everyone Wrong - Michael J. Totten, World Affairs
Israel's Bloody Status Quo - Roger Cohen, New York Times
Attacking Israel with the Big Lie: Genocide - Jonah Goldberg, LA Times
Human Shields Are Hamas' PR - Margaret Wente, Globe and Mail
You Can't Kill Hamas - Mark Perry, Foreign Policy
Egypt Ceasefire Proposal Corners Hamas - Avi Issacharoff, Times of Israel
Germans, New Masters of the World - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg View
The Washington Post Declares War on Russia - James Carden, Natl Interest
Russia's Centuries-Long Modernization Project Ends - Igor Fedyukin, TNR
Isolationism Increases Threat of Terrorism - Rick Perry, Washington Post
Rick Perry's Stale Foreign Policy Arguments - Daniel Larison, AmCon Mag
What Would Reagan Do in Iraq? - Peter Beinart, The Atlantic
Politics, Afghanistan-Style - Farah Stockman, Boston Globe
Generals Sour on Obama's Afghan Plan - Rogin & Dozier, The Daily Beast
France's 'Days of Anger' - Ian Tuttle, National Review
Monday, July 14
Is This Hamas' Last War? - Gregg Carlstrom, Politico Magazine
Hamas Can Smell Victory - Michael Young, NOW Lebanon
Palestinians Die in a Cynical Military Game - Hussein Ibish, The National
Why Gaza Doesn't Have Bomb Shelters - Jonathan Tobin, Commentary
Obama's Germany Syndrome - Edward Luce, Financial Times
Abe's 'Womenomics': A Pipe Dream in Sexist Japan? - Richard Smart, Time
How the Saudis Helped ISIS in Iraq - Patrick Cockburn, The Independent
ISIS' Caliphate About Power, Not Religion - William Dalrymple, Guardian
Get Ready for Kurdish Independence - Zalmay Khalilzad, New York Times
The Case for Monarchy in Libya - Mark Varga, The National Interest
Guatemalans Aren't Just Fleeing Gangs - Saul Elbein, New Republic
Why the U.S. Spies on Germany - David Francis, The Fiscal Times
American Delusions Down Under - Joseph Stiglitz, Project Syndicate
Inside Ethiopia's Abortion Clinics - Miriam Berger, BuzzFeed
UK's National Religion Doesn't Have a Prayer - Jeremy Warner, Telegraph
Sunday, July 13
Why ISIS' Rise Should Worry Americans - Michael Mukasey, NY Daily News
West Should Leave the Muslim World Alone - Simon Jenkins, The Guardian
New Jihadists Have Moved Past al-Qaeda - Margaret Coker, Wall St Journal
British Guilt over Jihadis Is for Dummies - Janet Daley, Daily Telegraph
Obama Must Take One for Tehran - James Traub, Foreign Policy
Is Hamas Trying to Get Gazans Killed? - Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg View
Two States Would Only Cement Israeli Apartheid - Ben White, National
Welcome to Free Kiev - Anne Applebaum, Washington Post
America's European President - Matthew Continetti, National Review
Europe's Free Ride on the U.S. Gravy Train - James Joyner, Nat'l Interest
Africa's Big Men Betray It Still - Gerald Caplan, Globe and Mail
Blame Obama for Border Influx - Charles Krauthammer, National Post
Vietnam's Overdue Alliance with America - Tuong Lai, New York Times
Why Defending Taiwan Is Illegal - Julian Ku, The Diplomat
Brazil's Dilma Down, but Not Out - Andres Oppenheimer, Miami Herald

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