President-elect Donald Trump sits at a table for dinner with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and his choice for White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus at Jean-Georges at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in New York, Nov. 29, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON / Reuters
Carrie Sheffield, Salon: Putin, Kim Jong-un or ISIS could test Trump in first 100 days: “There are very unpredictable and unstable people running countries”
Former Senator George Mitchell weighs in on Donald Trump's challenges with Russia, NATO and rogue regimes
Though his liberal worldview may not have a platform in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, Democratic statesman George Mitchell offered some pragmatic, nonpartisan advice in an interview yesterday: Before Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he should first meet with our traditional European allies, especially those in NATO.
After rattling the foreign policy establishment (along with many grassroots and “establishment” conservatives) during his campaign, Trump would be smart to reassure world leaders, which preelection polls showed largely held a dim view of Trump, that he will indeed be a steady hand at the helm of the world’s sole superpower.
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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- November 30, 2016
With Aleppo poised to fall, Syria's Assad is set to rise -- Nicholas Blanford, CSM
Erdogan comes face to face with US, Russia in Syria -- Semih Idiz, Al-Monitor
Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2016/11/turkey-syria-russia-wants-ankara-stay-clear-al-bab.html#ixzz4RXaqwF29
In Iraq, family honors a son's fight for national unity against ISIS -- Scott Peterson, CSM
The Coming War on ‘Radical Islam’ -- Uri Friedman, The Atlantic
Khamenei Threatens Reprisal Over Sanctions -- Behnam Ben Taleblu, RCD
What Is the UK Doing in Yemen? -- Abigail Watson, RCD
Is Vietnam Reigniting a Fire in the South China Sea? -- Nguyen Quoc-Thanh, Diplomat
An India-Pakistan crisis: Should we care? -- Moeed Yusuf, War On The Rocks
The South Korean President's Welcome Offer to Resign -- Bloomberg editorial
Satellite Imagery of Pyongyang: What is Missing in this Analysis? -- Robert Carlin, 38 North
In Myanmar, genocide looms as the world waits on Suu Kyi -- Tej Parikh, Asia Times
Sweden, Finland & Norway Deepen Defense Ties with the West -- Kaitlin lavinder, Cipher Brief
The revolution that gave us Brexit and Trump could be about to hit France -- Adam Shaw, FOX News
America's Post-Truth Reality: Hybrid Warfare Was the Real Winner in the Election -- Charles Johnson, RamenIR
Is the White House Hiding Secrets About Russia's Role in the Election? -- Kaveh Waddell, The Atlantic