TODAY we are pleased to provide the “Weekly World News Update” (WWNU) for your review. It is produced by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and shared through the network of the World Affairs Councils of America. The Tennessee WAC is a proud member of the network — the world’s largest grassroots global education effort.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Analysis of the continued conflict in Gaza, Turkey’s upcoming election, relations with Russia, and more. Plus, articles on U.S. foreign policy, communication freedom, global health, and a historical perspective on today’s conflicts.
Continued Tension in Gaza
“Israel, Trapped by Nationalism,” Pankaj Mishra – Bloomberg View, August 3, 2014
What to Expect When Turkey Votes
“Sleepless in Ankara: The Post-Erdogan Government’s Big Challenges,” Sinan Ülgen – National Interest, August 4, 2014
“After Ebola,” Michael Specter – The New Yorker, August 1, 2014
Cold Tensions Rising
“Beyond Sanctions: What’s the West’s Strategy on Russia?,” Ulrich Speck – Carnegie Europe, August 1, 2014
New Separatist War Fears
“New War Risk on Russia Fringes Amid Armenia-Azeri Clashes,” Henry Meyer, Sara Khojoyan and Zulfugar Agayev – Bloomberg, August 4, 2014
U.S. Foreign Policy Strategies
“A U.S.-Vietnam Alliance? Not So Fast,” Teddy Pham – The Diplomat, August 4, 2014
Freedom of Communication?
Reflecting on Today’s Conflicts
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