RealClearWorld Evening Edition

Thursday, August 21
Is the U.S. About to Ramp Up Against ISIS? - Jacob Siegel, The Daily Beast
Wake Up, America, the War Has Hit Home - Benny Avni, New York Post
Note to West: There Is No Avoiding ISIS - Shiraz Maher, The Guardian
Time for Obama to Come Home from Vacation - Eric Pianin, Fiscal Times
NATO Expansion: Genius or Historic Mistake? - Eugene Rumer, TNI
Hollywood Says Thanks but No Thanks to Russia - Simon Shuster, Time
Why Did U.S. Make a Deal for Bergdahl, Not Foley? - Joshua Keating, Slate
Why We Shouldn't Pay Ransom - Shashank Joshi, Daily Telegraph
Welcome to Extremistan - David Rothkopf, Foreign Policy
How Is Hamas Different from Islamic State? - Daniel Gordis, Bloomberg
Naive Imran Khan Loses Way in Islamabad - Shaukat Qadir, The National
Chinese Foreign Policy Needs Major Reform - Dingding Chen, The Diplomat
Wednesday, August 20
How Britain Became a Jihadist Exporter - Douglas Murray, The Spectator
Why ISIS Is a Greater Threat than al-Qaeda Was - John McLaughlin, Ozy
How to Annihilate the Islamic State - Max Boot, Commentary
The Real Middle East Crisis Is Economic - Michael Singh, New York Times
Putin's Sanctions Against Russia - Masha Lipman, The New Yorker
The Making of Vladimir Putin - Strobe Talbott, Politico Magazine
Putting America First Isn't Always Best for U.S. - Michael Young, National
Things Could Get Nasty After Scottish Vote - Martin Kettle, The Guardian
Odds of a Scottish 'Yes' Vote Fading Fast - Arkadiusz Wisniowski, Wash Post
Why Is Ebola Killing So Many Women? - Lauren Wolfe, Foreign Policy
Exporting the American Culture War - Peter Berger, American Interest
When I Met Robin Williams in Afghanistan - Matt Kaminski, Daily Beast
Tuesday, August 19
Is American Foreign Policy for Sale? - Daniel Drezner, Washington Post
The Best Cities in the World to Live - The Economist
Can the Islamic State Be Stopped? - Der Spiegel
'Syria' No Longer Exists - C. Choksy & J. Choksy, World Affairs Journal
Because of Gaza, Iran & Hamas Are Back Together - Kay Serjoie, Time
Why France Doesn't Want Scottish Independence - Hugh Schofield, BBC
U.S. Living in the Past over Cuba - Global Public Square
Can U.S. and India Become Real Partners? - Sourabh Gupta, TNI
Vietnam's Ticking Debt Bomb - Elisabeth Rosen, The Diplomat
Will Terrorists Use Self-Driving Car Bombs? - Patrick Lin, The Bulletin
100K Elephants Killed by Poachers in 3 Years - Brad Scriber, NatGeo
St. Julian Assange Now Preaches to Nobody - Padraig Reidy, Telegraph
Monday, August 18
Why We Fight Wars - Paul Krugman, New York Times
Why Americans Go to War - Max Boot, Commentary
Our Failure to Stop ISIS Ignores History - Marc Thiessen, Wash. Post
If We Must Work with Iran v. ISIS, So Be It - Malcolm Rifkind, Telegraph
Obama Makes Whole Mideast a Quagmire - Patrick Smith, Fiscal Times
ISIS Wants to Provoke a Crusade - Christopher Dickey, The Daily Beast
Why Won't We Name Putin's Invasion? - Michael Weiss, Foreign Policy
Putin Doesn't Fear Alienating the West - Stephen Blackwell, The National
Britain's Role in Europe Is to Be a Pain - Clive Crook, Bloomberg
Can China and Vatican Overcome Differences? - Shannon Tiezzi, Diplomat
Chinese Pilots Fly at Russia's Top Gun - Thomas Newdick, War Is Boring
Five Reasons the U.S. Can't Beat China in Africa - Zachary Keck, TNI
Friday, August 15
Putin's Sleight-of-Hand Invasion - Anna Nemtsova, The Daily Beast
Team Obama Is in Over Its Head - George Will, New York Post
Can Hillary Fix Obama's Mess? - Will Marshall, Politico Magazine
Maliki's Gone. Will Iraq Get Worse? - Stephen Carter, Bloomberg
After Maliki, Only the U.S. Can Save Iraq - Tom Rogan, National Review
Obama Steps Down Iraq's Slippery Slope - David Francis, The Fiscal Times
Yazidis Advocate Final Exodus from Iraq - John Hudson, Foreign Policy
Asia Lessons from Ford and Kissinger - Andrew Gawthorpe, The Diplomat
Can Asia's 'Middle Powers' Create Stability? - Mohan & Medcalf, TNI
France Is Now the Eurozone's Weakest Link - Alister Heath, Telegraph
The World's Most Influential Cities - Joel Kotkin, New Geography
100 Years of the Panama Canal - John Steele Gordon, The American
Thursday, August 14
We Must Treat ISIS Like a State to Defeat It - Faysal Itani, Time
Living Hell: Trapped in an ISIS Prison - Kimberly Dozier, Daily Beast
Ignoring Syria Has Unleashed a Deadly Virus - David Blair, Telegraph
Khamenei: Negotiations with U.S. Are Futile - Reza Nejad, IranWire
Left's Blind Spot over Anti-Semitism - Jeremy Havardi, Commentator
The Cold Realism of Chuck Hagel - The Economist
Brazil's Election Draped in Mourning - Mac Margolis, Bloomberg View
Japan's Economy Takes a Turn for the Worse - Kevin Williamson, NRO
Asia's Reform Trinity? - Kishore Mahbubani, Project Syndicate
Dangerous Gap in World's Longest Road - Carolyn McCarthy, BBC
Meet Europe's Gay Imam - Takis Wurger, Der Spiegel
Amsterdam's 'Black Pete' Problem - Abby Ohlheiser, Washington Post
Wednesday, August 13
How America Lost the Middle East - Zack Beauchamp, Vox
The Case for Helping the Kurds - Fred Kaplan, Slate
British Foreign Policy Is Dead - Dan Hodges, Daily Telegraph
World Must Stand Up to Radical Islam - Pierre Atlas, Indianapolis Star
Israel, Stop Calling Hamas a Terrorist Org - A. B. Yehoshua, New Republic
What Crimea Says about Putin's Future - Matthias Schepp, Der Spiegel
Ordinary Ukrainians Become Unlikely Warriors - Peter Leonard, AP
Scotland Looks Forward, Ireland Looks Back - Francis Barry, Bloomberg
Why the Afghan Election Still Isn't Over - Thomas Scherer, Wash Post
Egypt's Tiananmen Square - Kenneth Roth, Foreign Policy
In China, Climate Change Is Already Here - Shannon Tiezzi, The Diplomat
Erdogan & the Paradox of Populism - Jan-Werner Mueller, Project Syndicate
Tuesday, August 12
America's Timid Third Iraq War - Mark Thompson, Time
America Must Support Kurdistan Now - Dov Zakheim, The National Interest
Why Iran Fears Iraq's Kurds - Marjan Namazi, The Daily Beast
Obama Vacations as the World Burns - Dana Milbank, Washington Post
Obama's Foreign Policy Failures - Hillary Clinton, The Weekly Standard
Israel's New Lawyer: Hillary Clinton - Peter Beinart, Haaretz
Publish the ISIS Terror Selfies - Ian Tuttle, National Review
Policy Could End with Boots on the Ground - Francis & Pianin, Fiscal Times
How Not to End the Ukraine Crisis - Jeffrey Tayler, The Atlantic
Pivoting Away from Asia - Gary Schmitt, Los Angeles Times
Cross-Strait Agreement's Costs for Taiwan - J. Michael Cole, The Diplomat
Will the British Public Take Boris Seriously? - Peter Kellner, Telegraph
Monday, August 11
Wanted: A Leader for the Free World - Douglas Murray, The Spectator
We're Doing the Right Thing in Iraq - Yishai Schwartz, The New Republic
America to the Rescue, Again - Tom Rogan, National Review
Why We're Bombing Iraq and Not Syria - Michael Totten, World Affairs
Why We're Protesting Gaza, Not Iraq - Lindsey German, The Guardian
When Did Britain Lose Faith in Israel? - Benny Morris, Daily Telegraph
How a Hamas Anthem Become a Hit in Israel - Yoram Hazony, Tablet
Obama's Push for Regime Change in Iraq - Eli Lake, The Daily Beast
Hillary: Syria 'Failure' Led to Rise of ISIS - Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic
If Kurds Fall, Chaos Follows - David Francis, The Fiscal Times
China's Political Spectrum Under Xi Jinping - Sebastian Veg, The Diplomat
Why Isn't Scotland Like Texas? - Clive Crook, Bloomberg View

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