Wednesday, February 15 , 2017

Government, Military, and Economic Outlook on Asia; NAFTA; U.S. Relations with the Middle East; Economics in Venezuela; Politics and Military in Africa.
Government, Military, and Economic Outlook on Asia
" Southeast Asia - Guidelines for the New Administration " Amy Searight, Murray Hiebert, and Geoffrey Hartman -- CSIS, February 10, 2017

" By Testing a Missile, North Korea Was Probably Also Testing Trump, Experts Say " Matt Stiles -- Los Angeles Times, February 12, 2017

" Nuclear Weapon States and the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon Free Zone " Tong Zhao -- Carnegie-Tsinghua, February 10, 2017


"Markets Hit New Highs over Trump's Change of Tone on Japan and China" Nick Fletcher and Dominic Rushe -- The Guardian, February 13, 2017
NAFTA
" Canada's Trudeau Arrives in Washington to Meet with Trump " Catherine Lucey and Rob Gillies -- The Washington Post, February 13, 2017

" The Pitfalls of Renegotiating NAFTA " The Economist, February 11, 2017

" Is Trump's Plan to Revive U.S. Steel a Pipe Dream? " Annie Linskey -- The Boston Globe, February, 13, 2017

" Trump and Trudeau Talk Trade, Working Women " Andrew Soergel -- U.S. News, February 13, 2017
U.S. Relations with the Middle East
" How America Could Stumble Into War With Iran " Karim Sadjadpour --  Carnegie Endowment, February 9, 2017

" Why are U.S. Forces in Yemen at All? " Andrew J. Bacevich -- Defense One, February 8, 2017

" Can Trump and Netanyahu Make Progress toward the "Ultimate Deal"? " Ofer Zalzberg -- International Crisis Group, February 13, 2017

"EU Seeks to Preserve Iran Nuclear Deal" Ashish Kumar Sen -- Atlantic Council, February 10, 2017
Economics in Venezuela
Politics and Military in Africa
" Can Barrow Deliver on the Promise of a 'New Gambia'? " Louise Hunt -- IRIN, February 8, 2017

" South Sudan General Quits over 'Ethnic Cleansing' Regime " Philipp Sandner -- Deutsche Welle , February 13, 2017

"'Blackwater Air' Is Back, and Flying for U.S. Special Forces" David Axe -- The Daily Beast, February 13, 2017
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