Weekly News Roundup 9/1/17

This is the Third Edition of  10 Weekly Reading Recommendations published every Friday,

These articles are a new series to present high quality news reporting and analysis outside the American mainstream to introduce new perspectives to current events.

International News: 

1. The Economic Times, August 24, 2017, “India, Nepal ink eight pacts, call for closer security and defence ties

2. Der Spiegel, August 30, 2017, “A Terror Group in its Death Throes?

3. South China Morning Post, August 31, 2017, “The fishy side of China’s ban on North Korean imports

4. BBC News, August 31, 2017, “Macron government launches overhaul of France’s labour laws

5. Council on Foreign Relations, August 31, 2017, “How the BRICS Got Here

United States News:

1. Korea Times, September 1, 2017, “Summit to resolve NK crisis

2. Project Syndicate, August 28, 2017, “Trump’s Doomed Afghan Strategy

3. Market Watch, August 30, 2017, “US economic growth hits 3% rate in second quarter

4. The Guardian, August 31, 2017, “David Clarke, Milwaukee sheriff and outspoken Trump backer, resigns

5. The Conversation, August 22, 2017, “Here’s a better vision for the US-Mexico border: Make the Rio Grande grand again

No claim of ownership is made over any of these articles. 


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