September 8, 2021
20 Years Later: Remembering 9/11; Afghanistan's New Government; El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin; Japan's Suga Steps Aside; Coup in Guinea
20 Years Later: Remembering 9/11

"Twenty Years on from 9/11: A Moment of National Introspection" Gerald Feierstein; Marvin Weinbaum; Intissar Fakir -- Middle East Institute, September 7, 2021



"Two Decades Later, The Enduring Legacy of 9/11" Hannah Hartig and Carroll Doherty -- Pew Research, September 2, 2021


Photo and Story: NPR
Afghanistan's New Government
"Taliban Form All-Male Afghan Government of Old Guard Members" Kathy Gannon -- Associated Press, September 8, 2021

"Hundreds in Kabul Protest Taliban Rule" Ayesha Tanzeem -- Voice of America, September 7, 2021

"U.N. Returns to Afghanistan: 'This Is Completely Insane'" Colum Lynch; Robbie Gramer; Anna Weber -- Foreign Policy, September 3, 2021

"Who Are the Men Leading the Taliban's New Government?" Alia Chughtai -- Al Jazeera, September 7, 2021

"Ecological Threats Hinder Peace in Afghanistan" Vision of Humanity, September 2021

"The U.S. War in Afghanistan: 1999-2021" Council on Foreign Relations

El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin


"As El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin, Its Young President Is Dismantling Democracy" Kate Linthicum -- Los Angeles Times, September 6, 2021

"Bitcoin of the Realm: El Salvador's Experiment" The Intelligence from the Economist, September 7, 2021

Photo and Story: CNN
Japan's Suga Steps Aside
"Japan's Prime Minister Will Step Aside After Just a Year in Office" Motoko Rich -- New York Times, September 2, 2021

"Suga Steps Down: Japanese Politics in the Pandemic Era" Mireya Solis -- Brookings, September 3, 2021


"U.S. Japan Alliance To Take Hit From Suga's Decision To Step Down" Jesse Johnson -- Japan Times, September 6, 2021
Photo and Story: Reuters
Coup in Guinea

"The History Behind Guinea's Latest Coup" Howard French -- World Politics Review, September 8, 2021

"Guinea Can't Shake the Resource Curse or Its Political Woe" Clara Ferreira Marques and David Fickling -- Bloomberg, September 6, 2021

"Will Guinea's Coup Interrupt the Country's Health Responses?" Paul Adepoju -- Devex, September 7, 2021

Photo and Story: Getty and Washington Post