Wednesday, March 19, 2014


Flight 370, the Crimean crisis, terrorism, and more news and analysis from around the world...

Flight 370 - The Plot Thickens

"Did Terrorists Take Control of Flight 370?" Peter Bergen - CNN, March 18, 2014  


Putin's Powerplay

"Regardless of US and EU Sanctions, Russia is Already Paying a Huge Price for Invading Crimea," Mark Adomanis - Forbes, March 17, 2014

"While West Focuses on Crimea, Russia Continues to Make Trouble in the Middle East," Josh Cohen - Tablet Magazine, March 17, 2014

"Economic War with Russia: A High Price for German Business," Speigel Staff - Speigel Online International, March 17, 2014

"Putin's Brave New Russia," Victor Davidoff - The Moscow Times, March 17, 2014


"Crimea Won't Be Enough for Putin," Marc Champion - Bloomberg View, March 16, 2014

"Russia's Real Aims in Crimea," Wojciech Kononczuk - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, March 13, 2014 



The Crimean Crisis

"Crimea's Choice," Dmitri Trenin - Eurasia Outlook, March 17, 2014

"Ukraine Crisis Puts a Strain on the Transatlantic Relationship," Antonia Colibasanu - Real Clear World, March 17, 2014

"No Crimean Wars for Turkey," - Dimitar Bechev - Real Clear World, March 13, 2014

"A Sad Day for Ukraine," Steven Pifer - Real Clear World, February 20, 2014 

The U.S.-EU Relationship
"Jumpstarting the U.S.-EU Relations: Mr. Obama Goes to Brussels," Robert A. Pollard - Center for Strategic and International Studies, March 14, 2014  


Al-Qaeda - Dead or Alive?

"Al-Qa'ida, the Second Act: Why the Global 'War on Terror' Went Wrong," Patrick Cockburn - The Independent, March 16, 2014

"Al-Qaeda's Brand is Dead," Zachary Keck - The National Interest, March 17, 2014

"Global Terrorism Set to Reignite," Greg Sheridan - Real Clear World, March 17, 2014 

Egypt's Future
"Egypt's Coup Has Plunged the Country into Catastrophe," Yahia Hamed - The Guardian, March 16, 2014


Canada's Separatists?

"Canada's Separatism Fatigue," Rex Murphy - National Post, March 15, 2014

"Would Quebec's Partition Go Back on the Table?" Lawrence Martin - The Globe and Mail, March 18, 2014 

The Next Generation... In Greece and Cuba
"A Modern Greek Tragedy: My Fellow Jobless Youth," Theodora Matziropoulou - Suddeutsche Zeitung, March 17, 2014

"Castro's 'Children' Run Away from Home," Carlos Alberto Montaner - Real Clear World, March 18, 2014 

"Meanwhile, in Venezuela ..." Michael Fumento - National Post, March 17, 2014



"Countering China in the South China Sea," Prashanth Parameswaran - The National Interest, March 18, 2014


"Why Is Japan So ... Different?" David Pilling - Foreign Policy, March 17, 2014


Global Internet Oversight 

"Handing Over the Keys to the Internet," Charles C.W. Cooke - National Review Online, March 18, 2014





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