Monday, July 25, 2016

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- July 25, 2016

Emily Winterbotham, Newsweek: A Shift in Tactics for ISIS in Afghanistan?

Afghanistan doesn’t make it to the top of the news agenda often these days. That is until the headline-grabbing militant group Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a peaceful demonstration in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday. With over 80 killed, the link to ISIS revived fears about the continued strength of the group and the extent of its reach in Afghanistan. Worryingly, ISIS also appeared to imply the attack was intended to inflame sectarian tensions.

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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- July 25, 2016

Obama did too much in Syria, not too little: Column -- Seth Cantey, USA Today

Washington and Moscow: Together on Syria? -- Frederic Hof, Special to Defense News

Will Sadrists target US troops in Iraq? -- Mustafa Saadoun, Al-Monitor

The West fails the 'coup test' in Turkey -- Ayse Yircali & Sabiha Senyucel, Al Jazeera

The fate of Turkey lies in Erdogan’s hands -- David Gardner, Financial Times

Erdogan's Turkey Is a High-Risk Partner for China -- Frank Sieren, DW

One Year On: Why Iran Has Yet To Cash In On Nuclear Deal -- Frud Bezhan and Hannah Kaviani, RFE

How Scared Should I Be of North Korea? -- Mike Pearl, VICE

U.S. South China Sea policy after the ruling: Opportunities and challenges -- Prashanth Parameswaran, Brookings

Germany faces terror -- Christoph Strack, DW

After these attacks, can Germany keep calm and carry on? -- Lena Jakat, The Guardian

Merkel’s Open Door Has Left Her Fighting for Survival -- Nina Schick, Telegraph

The Immigration Crisis Is Tearing Europe Apart -- Bruce Stokes, Foreign Policy

Brexit: What Now for Europe? -- Octavian Manea, Defense Matters

What Hillary Clinton Got Wrong About the World -- Nancy Youssef, Daily Beast

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