November 28, 2018
Weekly World News Update
Crimea-Russia Tensions Escalate; G20 Summit Drama Approaches; Mass Climate Report Buried in Black Friday; Problems in Paris; Possible Brexit Deal; Migrant-U.S. Border Clashes; Taiwan Votes
Quote of the Week
" We will fight for our freedom, we will fight for our democracy, we will fight for our soil. The Russians will pay a huge price if they attack us. "  
Escalating Conflict in Crimea
" Russia-Ukraine Fight Over Narrow Sea Passage Risks Wider War ” Neil MacFarquhar --The New York Times, November 26, 2018 

Ukrainian-Russian Conflict Over Crimea and Azov Sea Has Long History ” Veronika Melkozerova -- Kyiv Post, November 26, 2018

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Heats Up the Sea of Azov: Echoes of Russia’s War with Georgia?” Ashish Kumar Sen -- The Atlantic Council, November 25, 2018


" Putin Tests Trump on Ukraine" Editorial Board -- Wall Street Journal, November 26, 2018

G20 Summit
This Year's G20 May Be the Most Crucial Since 2009 ” Andrew Hammond -- Business Times, November 27, 2018

" Commentary: Here’s What Trump Needs to Do at the G20" David Andelman -- Reuters, November 28, 2018

" Key Global Views About Issues and Leaders in the Spotlight at the G20 Summit" Richard Wike and Moira Fagan -- Pew Research Center, November 28, 2018

The G20 Summit Is a Reminder of How Little the U.S. Is Doing for American Workers” Alexia Fernandez Campbell -- Vox, November 26, 2018

" Latin America in Flux as G20 Leaders Descend on the Region" Luis Andres Henao -- Associated Press, November 26, 2018

Climate Change Report
" A Grave Climate Warning, Buried on Black Friday" Robinson Meyer -- The Atlantic, November 23, 2018

" Fourth National Climate Assessment" U.S. Global Change Research Program, November 2018


" A Bright Side to Those Dire Climate Change Reports?" Molly Callahan -- Northeastern University, November 28, 2018

“Yellow Vests” Pose Trouble for Macron
Les Misérables vs. Macron ” Robert Zaretsky -- Foreign Policy, November 26, 2018

Emmanuel Macron Rejects Parallels Between French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests and Brexit ” David Chazan -- The Telegraph, November 25, 2018

Why the ‘Yellow Vests’ Are a Red Flag for France’s Macron – and the EU Judah Grunstein -- World Politics Review, November 26, 2018

Macron to Address Nation in Wake of Violent Protests ” -- France 24, November 26, 2018
Potential Brexit Deal?
The EU Has Approved Theresa May’s Brexit Deal. Now What? ” Frances Coppola -- Forbes, November 25, 2018

EU to UK: Lose-Lose Brexit Deal Is Best You Will Get ” David Herszenhorn and Charlie Cooper -- Politico, November 25, 2018

The Brexit ‘Future Relationship:’ Not a Deal, But a Half-Blind Date ” Michael Emerson -- CEPS, November 26, 2018
Migrants Reach Border
U.S. Closes Major Crossing as Caravan Migrants Mass at Border in Mexico ” Sarah Kinosian and Joshua Partlow -- Washington Post, November 26, 2018

Why Tear Gas, Lobbed at Migrants on the Southern Border, Is Banned in Warfare ” Alex Horton -- Penn Live, November 26, 2018

President Trump Calls Caravan Migrants ‘Stone Cold Criminals.’ Here’s What We Know ” Bart Jansen and Alan Gomez -- USA Today, November 26, 2018

If Recent Patterns Hold, There May Indeed Be Terrorists Inside the Border Caravan” Todd Bensman -- The Federalist, November 26, 2018
Setbacks in Taiwan
Rout for DPP in Taiwan Elections Not a Win for Reunification ” Frank Chen -- Asia Times, November 26, 2018

" The Big Winner in Taiwan's Weekend Elections? Chin a" Kelly Olsen -- CNBC, November 26, 2018

The Latest: Taiwanese Reject Gay Marriage, New Olympic Name” -- KSLA News, November 24, 2018


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