Friday, July 8, 2016

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- July 8, 2016

A Dallas police sergeant wears a mourning band on his badge during a prayer vigil in a park following the multiple police shooting in Dallas, Texas, U.S., July 8, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Matthew Hennessey, City Journal: Massacre in Dallas

Cops are targeted on the streets of an American city.

Last night, in Dallas, 11 police officers were shot by a sniper team in the heart of the city following what the media has described as a peaceful protest against police brutality. So far, five of the officers have died and seven others are hospitalized. The massacre in Dallas seems like a new front in what Heather Mac Donald has dubbed the war on cops—this time, a shooting war. A group called The Black Power Political Organization has taken credit for the assassinations on Facebook and promised more to come. It’s not clear whether these claims are legitimate.

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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- July 8, 2016

What We Know: Details slow to emerge about Dallas shooting -- AP

I used to support the US-led nuclear deal with Iran – I was wrong -- Iyad el-Baghdadi, IBTimes

NATO In The Shadow Of Brexit -- Brian Whitmore, RFE

NATO Cannot Fail Now -- Joel Weickgenant, RCW

Brexit and Russia Make President Obama’s Last NATO Summit His Toughest Ever -- Simon Shuster, Time

The U.S. is Not Walking Away from Afghanistan -- Ambassador Ryan Crocker, The Cipher Brief

China Will Never Respect the U.S. Over the South China Sea. Here’s Why -- Hannah Beech, Time

Saying sorry: What's behind Turkey's new thaw with Russia -- Scott Peterson, CSM

Five ways the next president can salvage Afghanistan before it's lost -- Sean Parnell, The Hill

100 days of Myanmar's new government - What has changed -- DW

The new face of the mafia in Italy -- Massimo Di Ricco, Al Jazeera

Russia Has the Most Boring Election of 2016 -- Leonid Bershidsky, bloomberg

Germany Is Rekindling Its Bromance With Russia -- Hans Kundnani, Foreign Policy

Did the Saudi Oil Coup Manage to Sideline U.S. Shale? -- Richard Talley, RCE

Electorate Tremors: The Era of the Angry Voter Is Upon Us -- Spiegel Online

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