Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Reigniting Korean Dialogue; Macron Looks East; Rebuilding Syria; What to Do About Iran; DACA Revisited
Quote of the Week:

"I think Trump deserves big credit for bringing about the inter-Korean talks. "
-- Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea, stated at his New Year's conference today.
Reigniting Korean Dialogue
" Inter-Korean Talks Are More Than Just a 'Good Thing' " John Delury -- Foreign Affairs, January 7, 2018

"Korea Talks: Warm Front Before Winter Games " John McLaughlin -- The Cipher Brief, January 9, 2018

"How the Olympics Could Help Defuse the North Korea Crisis" Robert Carlin and Joel Wit -- The Atlantic, January 8, 2018

"Olympic Dialogue: What's Realistic for the Two Koreas?" Katharine Moon -- Brookings, January 9, 2018

"Can South Korea Avoid Getting Played by the North?" Nicholas Eberstadt -- American Enterprise Institute, January 8, 2018

" North Korea May Be Trying to Drive a Wedge Between the United States and South Korea" Ashish Kumar Sen -- Atlantic Council, January 3, 2018
Macron Looks East
"In China, Macron Offers a Horse, and a Vision to Counter Trump" Javier Hernandez -- The New York Times, January 9, 2018

"Emmanuel Macron All Business in Beijing in Call for More Open Trade with China" Editorial Board -- South China Morning Post, January 9, 2018

"French President Macron Walks Fine Line Between China and the EU" Bill Ide and Joyce Huang -- Voice of America, January 10, 2018
Rebuilding Syria
"Dancing to Russia's Tune in Syria" Colum Lynch -- Foreign Policy, January 8, 2018


"America in Search of an UN-Geneva for Syria" Sam Heller -- War on the Rocks, January 8, 2018
What to Do About Iran?
" On Iran, Trump Should Be like Reagan " Richard Goldberg and Dennis Ross -- Politico, January 9, 2018

"Iranians Demand - and Deserve - a Less Oppressive Regime" Editorial Board -- The Economist, January 4, 2018

"Sorting Out U.S. and European Differences Over Iran" Jay Solomon -- Washington Institute for Near East Policy, January 8, 2018

"EU Can Go Your Own Way on Iran" Ellie Geranmeyeh -- European Council on Foreign Relations, January 5, 2018

"The Islamic Republic's Power Centers" Editorial Board -- Council on Foreign Relations, January 5, 2018
DACA Revisited
" Fig-Leaf DACA Bill Would Be a Diaster for Republicans " Fred Bauer -- National Review, January 9, 2018


"The Compromise on Immigration Is Clear, but the Parties Are Struggling to Get There" Perry Bacon, Jr. -- FiveThirtyEight, January 10, 2018
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