World News Update: 4.21.2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Political Storm in Brazil  

Isolated, Rousseff Faces Diminishing Chances to Survive Impeachment” Paulo Sotero — Wilson Center, April 13, 2016
How Did It Go Wrong for Dilma Rousseff?” Daniel Gallas — BBC News, April 18, 2016

What Comes After the Vote to Impeach Brazil’s President” The Economist, April 18, 2016

Nuclear Race

Race for Latest Class of Nuclear Arms Threatens to Revive Cold War” William J. Broad and David E. Sanger — The New York Times, April 16, 2016
Could the Islamic State Group Get a Nuclear Weapon?” Jeff Nesbit — U.S. News, April 18, 2016

Europe’s Future

Is Hungary’s Leader Giving Up on Europe?” Attila Mong — Foreign Policy, April 18, 2016
Liberland: How One Man Plans to Build a New Libertarian Paradise in Europe” Adam Withnall — The Independent, April 17, 2016

Doha Meeting

What’s Next for Crude Oil Prices after Today’s Doha Meeting” Alex McGuire — Money Morning, April 17, 2016

Why Doha No-Deal Is Actually Great for Oil Prices” Holly Ellyatt — CNBC, April 18, 2016

Reforms in Ukraine

Ukraine’s President Consolidates His Control Editorial Board — The Washington Post, Aprl 16, 2016
Ukraine’s New Government Will Hurt the President’s Ratings” Taras Kuzio — Future Europe, April 17, 2016

Refugees Concerns

Refugees and the ‘Globalization of Indifference” Uri Friedman — The Atlantic, April 16, 2016
I Want to Integrate, But How?” Jaafar Abdul Karim — Deutsche Welle, April 18, 2016

Pope Francis Just Shamed Europe by Saving 12 Refugees” Barbie Latza Nadeau — The Daily Beast, April 16, 2016

Understanding ISIS    

ISIS Cash, Oil Under Attack by U.S.-Led Air Campaign” Jim Michaels — Air Force Times, April 18, 2016
Flipping the Script on ISIS” Jacob Olidort — The National Interest, April 18, 2016

Africa in International Trade

Africa, TTP, and the TTIP: Integration or Isolation?” Witney Schneidmann — BROOKINGS, April 14, 2016

Shia Leadership in Iraq

Shia Leaders in Two Countries Struggle For Control Over Iraqi State” Martin Chulov — The Guardian, April 15, 2016

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