Thursday, September 29, 2016
  1. The Judgment of Aleppo

    Bernard-Henri Lévy
  2. Managing the Economic Consequences of Nationalism

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Managing the Economic Consequences of Nationalism


     praises the UK government's approach to Brexit, but sees in nationalism only a recipe for turmoil.

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    The aftermath of the UK's unexpected vote to leave the EU is being monitored closely. People all over the world want to know how Brexit will unfold, not just to manage its specific effects, but also to gain insight into what is likely to happen if other upcoming votes tip in favor of nationalist agendas. READ MORE

  3. Stopping the War on Children

    Kevin Watkins

    Stopping the War on Children


     laments that international law to protect the most vulnerable has become all bark and no bite.

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    Children living in conflict zones are being targeted for violence on an unprecedented scale, despite their “protected” status under human-rights laws. As world leaders gather in New York this month for the UN General Assembly, they should call a halt to the violation of children's rights, for which many of them are partly to blame. READ MORE

  4. European Defense Integration Now

    Javier Solana

    European Defense Integration Now


     thinks deeper EU security cooperation could restore unity in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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    During the EU's recent Bratislava summit, the first to take place without a British presence, several proposals to improve European security were made. It is both wise and necessary to debate them: after a period of paralysis for the European project, the EU must face its security problems and propose unifying initiatives. READ MORE

  5. The Coming Confrontation with North Korea

    Richard N. Haass

    The Coming Confrontation with North Korea


     is all but certain that the next US president will face a fateful decision regarding North Korea.

    Newsart for The Coming Confrontation with North Korea Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images

    Absent a major intervention, it is only a matter of time before North Korea increases its nuclear arsenal and figures out how to miniaturize its weapons for delivery by missiles of increasing range and accuracy. It is hard to overstate the risks were North Korea, the world's most militarized society, to cross this threshold. READ MORE

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