September 15, 2021
Nuclear Dangers on the Rise; What's Next for Afghans on the Move?; The 76th UN General Assembly; New Lebanese Government, Same Economic Crisis; Germany Races Toward Election Day; Shockwaves from Mexican Ruling to Decriminalize Abortion
Nuclear Dangers on the Rise


"Iran Nears an Atomic Milestone" David Sanger and William Broad -- New York Times, September 13, 2021


"Woodward/Costa Book: Worried Trump Could 'Go Rogue,' Milley Took Secret Action to Protect Nuclear Weapons" Jamie Gangel, Jeremy Herb, and Elizabeth Stuart -- CNN, September 14, 2021

What's Next for Afghans on the Move?
"The Evacuation of Afghan Refugees Is Over. Now What?" Elizabeth Ferris -- Brookings Institution, September 10, 2021

"At Pakistan's Border With Afghanistan, People Wait to Cross from Both Sides" Arezou Rezvani; Steve Inskeep; Samantha Balaban -- NPR, September 14, 2021

"Obamas, Bushes, Clintons Help Launch Organization to Help Afghan Refugees" Rebecca Morin -- USA Today, September 14, 2021


Where Will Afghan Refugees Go?” Lindsay Maizland -- Council on Foreign Relations, September 8, 2021

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The 76th UN General Assembly

What to Expect at the 76th UN General Assembly" Joseph Stepansky -- Al Jazeera, September 14, 2021

"Quandary at U.N.: Who Speaks for Myanmar and Afghanistan?" Rick Gladstone -- New York Times, September 11, 2021

New Lebanese Government, Same Economic Crisis
"Najib Mikati Has Formed a New Lebanese Government" Michael Young -- Carnegie Middle East Center, September 10, 2021

"Lebanon: New Government, Different Faces, Same Old Problems" Elie Abouaoun -- Middle East Eye, September 15, 2021

"'It's Not a Crisis, It's a Collapse': Life in a Total Economic Meltdown" Bevan Shields -- Sydney Morning Herald, September 13, 2021

"Iran's Goal in Lebanon: Push the Americans Out, Like Afghanistan - Analysis" Seth Franztman -- Jerusalem Post, September 14, 2021

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Germany Races Towards Election Day
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German Election Demographics: Facts and Figures” Deutsche Welle, September 10, 2021

"How Olaf Scholz and the SPD Could Lead Germany’s Next Government" Jeremy Cliffe -- NewStatesman, September 1, 2021

"Merkel Warns of Leftist Coalition as German Election Nears" Laurenz Gehrke -- Politico, September 7, 2021
Shockwaves from Mexican Ruling to Decriminalize Abortion
"Mexico's Abortion Ruling Could Make Waves Beyond Its Borders" Rafael Romo -- CNN, September 13, 2021