Wednesday, September 6,  2017

Only a DREAM; North Korea Ups Ante; Rohingya Crisis; EU Migrant Quotas; Kenyan Elections Annulled; Little Hope for Venezuela
Quote of the Week:

"It is particularly cruel to offer young people the American Dream, encourage them to come out of the shadows and trust our government, and then punish them for it."
-- Mark Zuckerberg,  Chairman and CEO of Facebook, in a Facebook post about President Trump's decision to roll back DACA Tuesday.
Was It Only a DREAM?
"President Trump Winds Down DACA" -- The Economist, September 6, 2017

"Trump Has Decided to End DACA, with Six-Month Delay" Eliana Johnson -- Politico, September 3, 2017

"Whose Citizenship Does the Constitution Protect?" Andre M. Perry -- Brookings, September 5, 2017

"Ending DACA Will Impose Billions in Employer Compliance Costs" David Bier -- CATO Institute, September 1, 2017

"A DACA Deal Should Include Real Enforcement" Editorial Board -- National Review, September 5, 2017
North Korea Ups the Ante
"Welcome to the Thermonuclear Club, North Korea!" Jeffrey Lewis -- Foreign Policy, September 4, 2017

"North Korea's Nuclear Defiance of Trump's 'Fire and Fury'" Scott Snyder -- Forbes, September 3, 2017

" How Not to Threaten North Korea " Amy Zegart -- The Atlantic, September 3, 2017

"The North Korea Crisis Proves Why Japan and South Korea Need Nuclear Weapons" Ted Galen Carpenter -- The National Interest, September 5, 2017

Myanmar's Abuse of Rohingya Muslims

"The Shameful Silence of Ayung San Suu Kiy" Ishaan Tharoor -- The Washington Post, September 6, 2017

"Watching Burma in Flames from Bangladesh" Tejshree Thapa -- Human Rights Watch, September 4, 2017
No Quotas for the EU
"Hungary and Slovakia Lose Fight Over EU Migrant Quotas" James Kanter -- The New York Times, September 6, 2017


"Europe's Flawed Thinking on Mediterranean Migration" -- Chatham House, September 5, 2017
VOID: Kenya's Election Results
"Kenyan Supreme Court Annuls Uhuru Kenyatta Election Victory" Jason Burke -- The Guardian, September 1, 2017

"Foreign Election Observers Endorsed a Deeply Flawed Election in Kenya. Now They Face Questions" Lily Kuo and Abdi Latif Dahir -- Quartz, September 6, 2017

"Can Kenya Pull Off a Second Election Within 60 Days?" Nanjira Sambuli -- Al Jazeera, September 5, 2017
Any Hope for Venezuela?
"Venezuelan Opposition Pins Hopes on Elections as Protests Falter" Brian Ellsworth -- Reuters, September 5, 2017

"Venezuela's Crackdown on Democracy Pits Brother Against Brother" John Otis -- NPR, September 5, 2017 [Podcast]
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