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 WWNU October 11, 2017


Quote of the Week:

"[President Trump] doesn't realize that we could be on the road towards World War III with the kind of comments that he's making."

-- Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, in a Monday interview with The New York Times


Iran Deal or No Iran Deal?

 "To Certify or Not to Certify? That's Not the Question" Suzanne Maloney -- Brookings, October 10, 2017 
"Why Trump Needs the Iran Deal" Daniel L. Davis -- The National Interest, October 6, 2017
"Iran: Trump's Gift to the Hard-Liners" Trita Parsi -- The New York Review of Books, October 10, 2017
"President Trump's Failing Leadership on Iran" Danielle Pletka -- The New York Times, October 6, 2017
"Unforced Error: The Risks of Confrontation with Iran" Emma Ashford and John Glaser -- CATO Institute, October 9, 2017  

Turkey Distances Itself from West

"U.S.-Turkey Tensions Boil Over After Arrest of Consulate Employee" Karen DeYoung and Kareem Fahim -- the Washington Post, October 9, 2017
"Turkey and the U.S. Enter the Most Important Crisis in Recent History" Soner Cagaptay -- The Cipher Brief, October 10, 2017
"Erdogan in the Balkans: A Neo-Ottoman Quest?" Dimitar Bechev -- Al Jazeera, October 11, 2017
"How to Reset Turkey-European Relations" Ibrahim Kalin -- European Council on Foreign Relations, October 4, 2017
Bangladesh: The Newest Refugee Crisis
"Bangladeshi Hospital's 'Rohingya Wing' Overwhelmed as Refugees Keep Coming" Stefanie Glinski -- Thomson Reuters Foundation, October 11, 2017
"Repatriating 'Verified' Rohingya - Don't Hold Your Breath" Alyssa Ayres -- CFR, October 4, 2017
Catalonia's Unlikely Independence
"The Silence of the Damned: Catalonia's Separation from Spain" Heather A. Conley -- CSIS, October 10, 2017
"In Catalonia, a Declaration of Independence from Spain (Sort of)" Raphael Minder and Patrick Kingsley -- The New York Times, October 10, 2017
The Global Espionage Game
"How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets" Nicole Perlroth and Scott Shane -- The New York Times, October 10, 2017
"U.S.-China Spy Games Flare" Ali Watkins -- Politico, October 11, 2017







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