Wednesday, February 8 , 2017

Major Foreign Policy Op-Ed; Iranian Missile Tests and Threats; ISIS Under Pressure; Ukraine-Russia Crisis; Migration Policies in the EU; French Elections.
Major Foreign Policy Op-Ed 
"Backing into World War III" Robert Kagan -- Brookings Institution (originally published in Foreign Policy), February 6, 2017
Iranian Missile Tests and Threats
"U.S.-Iran Tensions Could Boost Hardline Presidential Candidates" Adam Weinstein -- Atlantic Council, February 3, 2017

"The Missile Threat to the Iran Nuclear Deal" Paulina Izewicz -- IISS, February 3, 2017

"Europe Should Act Fast to Preserve the Iran Nuclear Deal" Ellie Geranmayeh -- European Council on Foreign Relations, February 3, 2017

"Fallout From Iran Missile Test" Video by the Wilson Center, February 3, 2017
ISIS under Pressure
" IS 'Besieged' in Last Bastion in Syria's Aleppo " Middle East Eye, February 6, 2017

" ISIS or al Qaeda Unlikely to Expand in Myanmar " Laith Alkhouri -- The Cipher Brief, February 7, 2017

" The Media under-Reports Threat of Islamic Terrorism - to Muslims " Jason Burke -- The Guardian, February 7, 2017

" Turkey Arrests Hundreds in Sweeping Raids against ISIS " Patrick Kingsley -- The New York Times, February 5, 2017
Ukraine-Russia Crisis
" As Fighting Resumes, Ukraine Extends a Wary Hand to Washington " Patrick Tucker -- Defense One, February 3, 2017

Migration Policies in the EU

"Hungary Hardens Immigration Line" Tom McTague -- POLITICO Europe, February 7, 2017

French Elections
" Marine Le Pen Promises Liberation from the EU with France-First Policies " Jon Henley -- The Guardian, February 5, 2017

" What Are the Socialist Party's Chances of Winning in France? Very Low. " Stefan Wojcik, Ryan Kennedy, and David Lazer -- The Washington Post, February 5, 2017

" Francois Fillon Vows to Stay in French Presidential Race Despite Corruption Probe " Lucy Pasha-Robinson -- Independent, February 6, 2017
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