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United States

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Obama’s Last National Security Strategy

By Janine Davidson | Foreign Affairs

The president’s second National Security Strategy articulates a belief in a peaceful, rules-based international order; it also reaffirms the fact that none of this can happen without the leadership of the United States.

The Americas

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Haitians 'Brazilian Dream' Sours as Work Hard to Find

By Adriana Gomez Licon | Associated Press

There are fewer jobs in Brazil than there are Haitians looking for work. An open-door policy intended to help migrants from the impoverished island is fueling Brazil's largest immigration wave since World War II and prompting calls for lawmakers to do more to help the new arrivals.

Europe

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The Education of ‘Jihadi John’

By Maajid Nawaz | The New York Times

Britain’s universities have been infiltrated by Islamist extremists for years. I was one of them.

Meet the Most Dangerous Man in Italy

By Barbie Latza Nadeau | The Daily Beast

Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right Northern League, donned a black shirt to address an angry crowd in Rome this weekend—and his popularity is soaring.

Off the Radar

Africa

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Moving Africa Toward Health Self-Sufficiency

By Michael Gerson | Washington Post

Tanzania’s foreign share of health-care spending is growing, while government spending—as a percentage of the total health effort—is declining.

Off the Radar

Sudan to Host Tripartite Nile Basin Meeting

Sudan Tribune

The Sudanese capital of Khartoum will host on Tuesday the meetings of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Water Resources of the three countries of the east Nile Basin countries which include Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia for discussions on outstanding issues related to the Ethiopian Renaissance dam project.

Uganda President Replaces Finance, Security Ministers

Reuters

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni replaced his finance, security and transport ministers in a reshuffle on Sunday, which analysts said was aimed at rewarding his allies ahead of an election due early next year.

Middle East

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Fierce Clashes Outside Iraq’s Tikrit After New Offensive

By Sinan Salaheddin | Associated Press

Backed by Iranian-backed Shiite militias and advisers along with Sunni tribal fighters, government forces made little headway on the second day of a large-scale military operation to recapture Tikrit.

Opinion

Will It Play In Petah Tikva?

By Gregg Carlstrom | Foreign Policy

Netanyahu has no intention of getting distracted from his campaign’s central message: the Iranian threat.

Off the Radar

Asia / Pacific

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Kazakhstan, Iran Naval Forces to Strengthen Cooperation

AKIpress

Commander of the Iranian Navy Habibollah Sayyari is leading an Iranian delegation that met with the leadership of the Kazakh Defense Ministry and the Naval Forces command of Kazakhstan to discuss boosting ties, reports Kazinform.

Top News

Opinion

Obama’s Last National Security Strategy

By Janine Davidson | Foreign Affairs

The president’s second National Security Strategy articulates a belief in a peaceful, rules-based international order; it also reaffirms the fact that none of this can happen without the leadership of the United States.

Top News

Haitians 'Brazilian Dream' Sours as Work Hard to Find

By Adriana Gomez Licon | Associated Press

There are fewer jobs in Brazil than there are Haitians looking for work. An open-door policy intended to help migrants from the impoverished island is fueling Brazil's largest immigration wave since World War II and prompting calls for lawmakers to do more to help the new arrivals.

Top News

Opinion

The Education of ‘Jihadi John’

By Maajid Nawaz | The New York Times

Britain’s universities have been infiltrated by Islamist extremists for years. I was one of them.

Meet the Most Dangerous Man in Italy

By Barbie Latza Nadeau | The Daily Beast

Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right Northern League, donned a black shirt to address an angry crowd in Rome this weekend—and his popularity is soaring.

Off the Radar

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Opinion

Moving Africa Toward Health Self-Sufficiency

By Michael Gerson | Washington Post

Tanzania’s foreign share of health-care spending is growing, while government spending—as a percentage of the total health effort—is declining.

Off the Radar

Sudan to Host Tripartite Nile Basin Meeting

Sudan Tribune

The Sudanese capital of Khartoum will host on Tuesday the meetings of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Water Resources of the three countries of the east Nile Basin countries which include Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia for discussions on outstanding issues related to the Ethiopian Renaissance dam project.

Uganda President Replaces Finance, Security Ministers

Reuters

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni replaced his finance, security and transport ministers in a reshuffle on Sunday, which analysts said was aimed at rewarding his allies ahead of an election due early next year.

Top News

Fierce Clashes Outside Iraq’s Tikrit After New Offensive

By Sinan Salaheddin | Associated Press

Backed by Iranian-backed Shiite militias and advisers along with Sunni tribal fighters, government forces made little headway on the second day of a large-scale military operation to recapture Tikrit.

Opinion

Will It Play In Petah Tikva?

By Gregg Carlstrom | Foreign Policy

Netanyahu has no intention of getting distracted from his campaign’s central message: the Iranian threat.

Off the Radar

Top News

Opinion

Off the Radar

Kazakhstan, Iran Naval Forces to Strengthen Cooperation

AKIpress

Commander of the Iranian Navy Habibollah Sayyari is leading an Iranian delegation that met with the leadership of the Kazakh Defense Ministry and the Naval Forces command of Kazakhstan to discuss boosting ties, reports Kazinform.