Monday, July 11, 2016

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- July 11, 2016

Colin Flaherty, American Thinker: Media Ignore the Tsunami of Black Violence against Cops

The shootings in Dallas did not make much of a difference. Not to the reporters explaining the protest and the reason behind the assassination of five police officers.

The reason for the demonstration was simple and beyond pushback:

White cops shoot black people all over the country, all the time, for no reason whatsoever.

Everybody knows that. So sad.

Some took it to the next level: The head of a black group called Dallas Action said the killings were a wake up call to let people know how cops are picking on black people.

All the time.

Read more ....

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- July 11, 2016

Believe it or not, 1968 was worse -- Maurice Isserman, Reuters

Islamic State Is Losing Ground, But Is It Even More Dangerous Than Ever? -- James Miller, RFE

Don’t be fooled by recent terror attacks: Islamic State is losing -- Indira A.R. Lakshmanan, Boston Globe

A four-point strategy for defeating the Islamic State -- Michèle Flournoy and Ilan Goldenberg, Washington Post

Iran’s Kurds Now Growing Restless -- American Interest

Why is Kashmir so angry? -- Ishfaq Ahmad Shah, Quartz

US must challenge Pakistan's duplicity on Afghanistan -- Aimal Faizi, Al Jazeera

What Abe's stunning win means for Japan's pacifist Constitution -- Gavin Blair, CSM

South Sudan is on the verge of another civil war -- Lily Kuo, Quartz

Brexit stirs NATO and EU to rethink their militaries -- Simone McCarthy, CSM

What Russia thinks of Brexit – and how it could gain from a fractured Europe -- Shaun Walker, The Guardian

How do you solve a problem like Russia? NATO-Russia relations after Ukraine -- Council on Foreign Relations

May, Merkel, Clinton – the year of female leaders? -- Peter Apps, Reuters

Canadian-Ukrainian relations: As thick as blood? -- Tom Burridge, BBC

Labour’s Pains and the Future of British Politics -- James Kirchick, VOA

'Unarmed, we are nothing': Farc guerrillas wary of future without guns -- Sibylla Brodzinsky, The Guardian

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