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Weekly World News Update

 WWNU June 21, 2017


Quote of the Week:

"Inclusion requires opening our minds, hearts, and communities to refugees. It requires a whole of society approach - joining up students, business leaders, athletes, activists, religious leaders, politicians, and artists - to share responsibility."
-- Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugeesin a statement on World Refugee Day 2017.


"Inclusion" Key Theme on World Refugee Day

"Why Are Only Poor Countries Taking Refugees?" Kofi Annan -- Time, June 20, 2017 
"Listen to Eastern Europe" Michael Brendan Dougherty -- National Review, June 19, 2017
"Unpacking the Numbers on Global Refugees" Elizabeth Ferris -- Brookings, June 20, 2017

Confronting North Korea

"Dialogue Possible If North Korea Suspends Nuclear Program" Yi Whan-Woo -- Korea Times, June 15, 2017
"Energy Security in North Korea: From Defiance to Survival" Patricia L Schouker -- Foreign Policy Association, June 15, 2017
"North Korea's Nuclear Power Strategy" Adam P. MacDonald -- East Asia Forum, June 15, 2017
"North Korea's Military Capabilities" Eleanor Albert -- CFR, June 20, 2017
Tensions Intensify Complexities in Syria
"Why the Best Solution for Syria is Partition" Robert Nicholson -- The Federalist, June 21, 2017

Global Implications of Unbounded Terrorism
"The West Has a Terror Problem (But It's Not What You Think)" Ken Gude -- The National Interest, June 20, 2017
"The Origins and Evolution of IS in Libya" Jason Pack; Rhiannon Smith; Karim Mezran -- Atlantic Council, June 20, 2017
"Islamists Have Failed to Divide France. Will They Succeed in Britain?" Gavin Mortimer -- The Spectator, June 21, 2017

Macron's Governance Challenges
"Emmanuel Macron's Political Honeymoon Is Already Over" Aamna Mohdin -- Quartz, June 21, 2017
"France's Drive for Ethical Politics" -- Christian Science Monitor, June 21, 2017

"Emmanuel Macron Is Facing the 'Mother of All Battles'" George Ross -- Foreign Policy, June 20, 2017
CIA Declassifies Iranian Coup Documents
"64 Years Later, CIA Finally Releases Details of Iranian Coup" Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian -- Foreign Policy, June 20, 2017



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