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October 29, 2014  

Ebola Update

Why Wasn't the WHO Ready for Ebola?” Joshua Keating – Slate, October 22, 2014

Canada after the Shooting

Keep Calm and Carry On, Stephen Harper,” Stephen M. Walt – Foreign Policy, October 24, 2014

Our Laws are up to the Homegrown Terror Threat,” Benjamin Perrin – The Globe and Mail, October 25, 2014

Parsing Brazil’s Election Results

Rousseff Must Fight the Second-Term Blues,” Jewellord Nem Singh – Real Clear World, October 27, 2014

Brazil Election Results: What to Expect From Dilma’s Second Term,” Kevin Lees – Suffragio, October 26, 2014

Under Rousseff or Neves, Brazil's Left Will Remain Powerful,” Daniel Lemaitre – Real Clear World, October 26, 2014

Ukraine after the Vote

Ukraine Votes, With More Strife to Come,” Leonid Bershidsky – Bloomberg View, October 27, 2014

Ukrainians Vote to Face West,” Matt Schiavenza – The Atlantic, October 26, 2014

Ukraine Election Exit Polls: The New Parliament Will Resist Putin and Defend Ukraine,” Paul Roderick Gregory – Forbes, October 26, 2014

And Now For Hybrid Politics,” Elizabeth Pond – German Council on Foreign Relations, October 27, 2014

Russia

Russia's Empire State of Mind,” Pyotr Romanov – The Moscow Times, October 26, 2014

Wake Up, Europe,” George Soros – The New York Review of Books, November 20, 2014, Volume 61, Number 18

Watching China

Can China Rise Peacefully?” John J. Mearsheimer – The National Interest, October 25, 2014

Not Made in China,” Nathan Siegel – Ozy, October 28, 2014

New Rules for China's War on Terror?” Kendrick Kuo and Johns Hopkins – East Asia Forum, October 25, 2014

China Pivots to Europe,” Paul Ames – Global Post, October 23, 2014

The Koreas

North Korea Enlists the Help of Cuba and China in Shielding Kim Jong Un From ICC,” Colum Lynch – Foreign Policy, October 24, 2014

Korea’s Branding Woes,” Luke Stanhope – The Diplomat, October 26, 2014

Postcard from Vietnam

Vietnam’s Tale of Two Cities,” Elisabeth Rosen – The Diplomat, October 24, 2014

Tunisia and the Arab Spring

"Tunisia Boldly Embraces Democracy," Jackson Diehl – The Washington Post, October 26, 2014

The Tunisia Model,” Brian Klaas and Marcel Dirsus – Foreign Affairs, October 23, 2014

ISIS Funding and the Next Generation of Fighters

Cutting off ISIS’Cash Flow,” Charles Lister – Brookings, October 24, 2014

The World's Wealthiest Terrorists,” Russell Berman – The Atlantic, October 23, 2014

Children of the Caliphate,” Kate Brannen – Foreign Policy, October 27, 2014

Israel and its Neighbors

The Arab World Needs All the Help it Can Get,” Jake Wallis Simons – The Jerusalem Post, October 26, 2014

Israel’s Baffling Policies Only Encourage a Third Intifada,” Hussein Ibish – The National, October 25, 2014

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