Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Migration crisis in Europe; Middle East perspectives; British Labour Party; European energy and Russia; Geopolitics in the Arctic...
Europe's Ongoing Migration Crisis
" Borderline Chaos: The EU's New Challenge" Sebastian Mallaby --  Council on Foreign Relations,  September 10, 2015 

" Ministers Fail to Agree on Migration Deal
 Jacopo Barigazzi & Maia de La Baume -- POLITICO EU, September 15, 2015 

"The Roots of the Migration Crisis" Walter Russell Mead -- The Wall Street Journal, September 11, 2015 
" Sweden's Ugly Immigration ProblemMargaret Wente -- The Globe and Mail, September 11, 2015 

Turkey on the Brink? 
"Is Turkey Heading Toward Civil War?" Kadri Gursel -- Al-Monitor, September 13, 2015

" The Only Way Out for TurkeyVerda Özer --  Hurriyet Daily Mail , September 12, 2015 

" Can Turkey Pull Back from Brink of Civil ConflictAmberin Zaman, Al-Monitor, September 11, 2015 

" How Low Will Erdogan Go?Nick Danforth -- Foreign Policy, September 11, 2015 

Views on the Iran Deal
"Cameron, Hollande and Merkel: Why We Support the Iran Deal D. CameronF. Hollande and A. Merkel -- The Washington Post, September 10, 2015

"So What If Voters Hate the Iran Deal?" Jonathan Bernstein -- BloombergView, September 10, 2015   

"The Iran Deal Is Done, But the Political Theater Is Just Beginning" David Francis -- Foreign Policy, September 10, 2015 

" Netanyahu's Victory over IranJeffrey Goldberg -- The Atlantic, September 11, 2015 

The Future of the British Labour Party 
" Jeremy Corbyn Is Redefining Opposition - Come What May" Zoe Williams --  The Guardian , September 13, 2015 

" 5 Takeaways on the Labour Vote Mary Ann Sieghart -- POLITICO EU, September 14, 2015 

"What the Corbyn Moment Means for the Left" Laurie Penny --  NewStatesman, August 23, 2015 

"The Labour Party's Two Word Suicide Note" Alex Massie -- The Daily Beast, September 12, 2015 

"Can Jeremy Corbyn Free Labour from the Dead Hand of Tony Blair?" D.D. Guttenplan -- The Nation, September 12, 2015 

" Corbyn's Victory Reveals Labour's Revulsion with Real Voters" Janet Daley -- The Telegraph, September 12, 2015 

European Energy 
"Europe Doubles Down on Russian GasKieth Johnson -- Foreign Policy, September 11, 2015

"Europe's Low Energy: The Promise and Perils of the Energy Union" Petr Polak  -- Foreign Affairs, September 9, 2015

Views on Russia 
"The West Misreads Russia, Again Nikolay Kozhanov -- Real Clear World , September 12, 2015

"Putin Shifts Fronts in Syria and Ukraine" Jackson Diehl -- The Washington Post September 13, 2015

"The Chasm between Russia and the West L. Todd Wood -- Real Clear World, September 12, 2015 

" Why Russia Is in SyriaIshaan Tharoor -- The Washington Post, September 11, 2015 

Geopolitics in the Arctic 
" Searching for Leads in the Opening Arctic " Keith Johnson -- Foreign Policy, September 14, 2015 

The Power of Western Values 
" Are Western Values Losing Their Sway?" Steven Erlanger -- The New York Times, September 12, 2015 

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