Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Commentaries, Opinions, And Editorials -- August 30, 2011

Four Military Options In Syria -- Michael O'Hanlon, CNN

With the continued willingness and ability of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria to brutally crush his country's opposition, the question about what options we might have to stop the slaughter grows increasingly haunting. I am not currently advocating military intervention, but it is worth surveying the tools at our disposal to contemplate what might come next - if not immediately, then perhaps down the road.

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Commentaries, Opinions, And Editorials

Inside Syria's failed rebellion -- Praveen Swami, The Hindu

What does Gaddafi's fall mean for Africa? -- Mahmood Mamdani, Al Jazeera

America’s Secret Libya War -- John Barry, Daily Beast

Does the U.S. consider Nepal's prime minister a global terrorist? -- Joshua Keating, The Cable/Foreign Policy

How to Play North Korea Long Game
-- James J. Przystup, The Diplomat

Why We Need Taiwan -- John F. Copper, National Interest

The Racial Violence that Dare Not Speak Its Name
-- John T. Bennett, American Thinker

A Chinese tycoon's Icelandic land grab
-- Joshua Keating, The Cable/Financial Times

The Black Hole of 9/11 -- David J. Rothkopf, Foreign Policy

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