RealClearWorld Evening Edition

Friday, December 19
Putin's Permafrost Parables - Daniel McGroarty, RealClearWorld
Greece May not Be Able to Avoid Snap Elections - Economist
Russia's "Holy Warriors" in Donetsk - Tim Whewell, BBC
Cuba the Incurable Kleptocracy - Romina Ruiz-Goiriena, Daily Beast
It's too Easy to Say Torture Is Always Wrong - B. Gewen, National Interest
The Putin Bubble Bursts - Paul Krugman, New York Times
The Ruble's Plunge Is Bad for Us All - Kevin Lees, Suffragio
Turkey-EU Ties Will Survive - Marc Pierini, EU Observer
Thursday, December 18
Better Cuba than Iran - Max Boot, Commentary
As Cuba Reminds Us, the Cold War Really Is Over - Richard Haass, FT
Putin Hints at no Compromise with Ukraine - Timothy Ash, Kyiv Post
Poland's New Prime Minister Is no Pushover - Emily Cadei, Ozy
A Thaw at Last - Economist
Castros Hit the Jackpot - Rich Lowry, Politico
Torture Revisited: The Battle of Algiers - Alistair Horne, War on the Rocks
Obama Just Got Played - Jose Cardenas, Foreign Policy
Wednesday, December 17
Destabilized Russia Is Not in Our Best Interests - Angus Roxburgh, Guardian
Now is the Time to Undermine Putin - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg View
The Coming Humanitarian Disaster in Eastern Ukraine - Kyiv Post
The 36-Year-Old Tasked with Reforming France - Der Spiegel
Is ISIS the Disease or the Cure? - Patrick Graham, The Globe & Mail
Middle East Democracy vs. Stability Debate Continues - The National
Which Global Conflicts Will Affect the US in 2015? - Uri Friedman, Atlantic
Breaking Down Japan's Election - Brad Glosserman, National Interest
Avoiding Open US-China Confrontation - David Ignatius, WaPo
Kim Jong Un Emerges From the Shadows - Gordon Chang, Daily Beast
Australia Can No Longer Rely on Isolation - Julia Baird, NYT
Tuesday, December 16
Russia Is So Screwed - Jordan Weissmann, Slate
Russians Plot Government in Exile - Anna Nemtsova, The Daily Beast
Sydney Siege and the Lone Wolf Copout - Seth Mandel, Commentary
Canadian Shooter Wasn't a 'Lone Wolf' - Josh Rogin, Bloomberg
America: Australia's Dangerous Ally - Malcolm Fraser, National Interest
Pakistan-Taliban War About to Get Worse - Naina Bajekal, Time
There Is Still Hope for Afghanistan - Shaukat Qadir, The National
A Dangerous Rivalry for the Kurds - Ranj Alaaldin, New York Times
England Won't Put Up with Scotland for Long - Dan Hodges, Telegraph
N. Korean Defectors Excited for 'The Interview' - Isaac Stone Fish, FP
Monday, December 15
Want Torture to Work? Hire Pakistan - Eli Lake, Bloomberg View
You Were Lied to About Ebola - Michael Fumento, New York Post
Abe's Gamble Pays Off - Economist
Australia Gives a Lesson on Responding to Terror - Jordan Valinsky, Mic
Ukraine Races Headlong Toward Capitalism - Patrick Smith, Fiscal Times
Gen. Allen Is the Right Man for Fight Against IS - David Ignatius, WaPo
A Jihadi Holds Sydney Under Siege - Subramanian, Samuels & Allbritton, DB
No Cause for Optimism Against ISIS - Tom Rogan, National Review
Egypt's Atheists May Be Next - Maged Atef & Sheera Frenkel, BuzzFeed
Friday, December 12
Self-Criticism Helps Democracies Prevail - Fareed Zakaria, WaPo
International Law Could Challenge Chinese Claims - D. Rothwell, EAF
China's Changing View of the UN - P. Ferdinand, China Policy Institute Blog
Russia Squanders Its Soft Power - Joseph Nye, Project Syndicate
The Palaces Torture Built - Michael Daly, Daily Beast
Putting the CIA at Risk - Wesley Pruden, Washington Times
Does America Have the Will to be a Superpower? - Andreas Krieg, CNN
Modern War's Subtler Threat to Democracy - Ferejohn & Rosenbluth, Yale
Thursday, December 11
Russia Understands the Islamist Threat - M. Curtis, The Commentator
Alex Salmond's Westminster Game Plan - James Forsyth, Spectator
Kurdistan's 'State' Warfare - Odisho, Mustafa & Fisher, The Conversation
How War Can Come to Europe - Stephen Szabo, German Marshall Fund
Is Iran Stalling for Time? - Jofi Joseph, National Interest
Moscow's View on Damascus - Christopher Phillips, Chatham House
Celebrating the Peacemakers - Adam Hochschild, TomDispatch
Profiting from Global Obesity - Paul Molga, Les Echos
Wednesday, December 10
CIA Report Reveals Consequences of Permanent War - Andrew Bacevich
Will ISIS Issue a Torture Report? - John Kass, Chicago Tribune
Qatar Turns a Blind Eye to Terror Finance - Jamie Dettmer, Daily Beast
Bank of America Sees the Death of OPEC - Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Democracy Promotion Gap - Sarah Repucci, The American Interest
Sanctions Can Isolate or Lionize - Doug Saunders, Globe & Mail
Russians Indifferent to Ruble Collapse - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg View
Hong Kong Protest Camps Winding Down - David Stout, Time
Where is the Yen Headed? - William Pesek, Japan Times
WWII Victors Shouldn't Still Run the World - Sholto Byrnes, The National
Tuesday, December 9
CIA Torture Report: Bush in Dark - Josh Rogin & Eli Lake, Bloomberg
CIA Interrogation Made America Safer - Michael Hayden, Telegraph
Europe Could Use Report to Charge U.S. Spies - Vivienne Walt, Time
ISIS Jihadis Get 'Slavery for Dummies' - Jamie Dettmer, The Daily Beast
Syria Breaking World's 'Humanitarian' Bank - Joshua Keating, Slate
An Iran-Russia Axis - Amir Taheri, New York Post
The U.S. Mistake That Made Russia an Enemy - Raymond Smith, TNI
Let Russia Be Russia - Shlomo Ben-Ami, Project Syndicate
Japan Must Not Forget Its Past - Richard Cohen, Washington Post
5 Questions About Xi Jinping, Answered - Mu Chunshan, The Diplomat

‹‹ More