All World Affairs Content

30 Apr 2015

ANALYSIS. Death Along the Balkan Route

Deutsche Welle. Germany. 12:05 PM EDT

Media: German Police Prevent Terror Attack

Deutsche Welle. Germany. 11:57 AM EDT

Tense Turkey Braces For May 1 Clashes

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 11:41 AM EDT

OPINION. Is Iraq Gone Forever?

Mustafa Salama. Middle East Eye. United Kingdom. 11:36 AM EDT

ANALYSIS. Iraq Maintains Neutrality in Regional Conflicts

Al Monitor. United States. 11:33 AM EDT

Hamas Imposes New Taxes to Meet Payroll Dues

Al Monitor. United States. 11:32 AM EDT

Hamas Imposes New Taxes to Meet Payroll Dues

Al Monitor. United States. 11:32 AM EDT

Netanyahu Begins Building Pro-Settlement Coalition

Ma'an News Agency. Palestine. 11:31 AM EDT

Iran and Assad Vow to 'Intensify War Against Terror'

Arutz Sheva 7. Israel 11:29 AM EDT

Army of Islam Marches Outside Damascus

Now. Lebanon. 11:25 AM EDT

Iran Opposition Leader: Tehran ‘Godfather’ of ISIS

Middle East Online. United Kingdom. 11:22 AM EDT

France Confirms Sale of Fighter Jests to Qatar

The National. United Arab Emirates. 11:19 AM EDT

Kurds ‘Paying’ to Save Yazidi Women Enslaved by ISIS

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 11:15 AM EDT

Mugabe Tribal Remarks Provoke Social Media Fury

Newsday. Zimbabwe. 11:02 AM EDT

Somali Journalist and Wife Shot Dead

News 24. South Africa. 10:58 AM EDT

Sudan Accuses Peacekeepers of Killing Four Civilians

Africa Review. Kenya. 10:55 AM EDT

Burundi Court to Examine President’s Third-term Bid

Mail&Guardian. South Africa. 10:50 AM EDT

Editor’s Introduction

T his issue of World Affairs features a number of stellar essays on familiar themes. Professor Karen Dawisha, author of Putin’s Kleptocracy , lays out how Vladimir Putin and his cronies have come to power using a system of “massive predation on a level ...

South African Court Upholds 'Right to Die'

Mail&Guardian. South Africa. 10:48 AM EDT

ANALYSIS. Abortion in Morocco--A Delicate Debate

Middle East Eye. United Kingdom. 10:47 AM EDT

Too Many Parties? Governing Britain after the Election

Separatist parties in the UK have so diminished the major ones that mild political chaos, the likes of which British politicians used to mock in places like Italy, could follow next week’s vote.

The Putin Principle: How It Came to Rule Russia

In the wake of the Cold War, Vladimir Putin and his revanchist clique have taken control of Russia by means of a system of mass corruption and predation on a level not seen since the czars.

Expanded Panama Canal to Open April 1, 2016

The Tico Times. Costa Rica. 10:38 AM EDT

The Saudi Connection: Wahhabism and Global Jihad

Ties between the House of Saud and Wahhabism have been around longer than the US itself, and Riyadh has a history of promoting extremism even as Saudi leaders denounce it.

Report: Mexicans Lead Workplace Deaths in the US

El Universal. Mexico. 10:34 AM EDT

Shrinking China: A Demographic Crisis

The question of who will rule Asia in the 21st century, China or India, might already be decided: China’s population may peak by the end of the decade, with economic decline almost sure to follow.

150 Injured in Police Suppression of Protest in Southern Brazil

Latin American Herald Tribune. Venezuela. 10:29 AM EDT