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Top 10 News Picks - April 29

Foreign Policy and the 2016 Presidential Election

At Iowa Faith Summit, Foreign Policy Dominates,” Adam Wollner – National Journal, April 26, 2015

On Foreign Policy, Republican Candidates are a Cast of Hawks,” Richard M. Skinner – Brookings, April 24, 2015

Senate Wades into Debate on Iran

A Dark Gulf,” William Kristol – The Weekly Standard, May 4, 2015

Neocons Bang the War Drums: Here’s How They’ll Try to Sink the Iran Agreement,” Jim Newell –Salon, April 27, 2015

Japan – Mr. Abe Goes to Washington

Abe’s Date with History in Washington,” Richard McGregor – Financial Times, April 26, 2015

Where Does Obama Stand on Japan?” Michael Auslin – The Wall Street Journal, April 26, 2015

"Abe-Obama Summit: The Search for a Truly Global U.S.-Japanese Alliance," Mireya Solis –Brookings, April 27, 2015

Pivot to Asia – It’s Not Just for the U.S. Anymore

The Middle East’s Pivot to Asia,” David Rothkopf – Foreign Policy, April 24, 2015

The Pakistani Pivot from Saudi Arabia to China,” Bruce Riedel – Brookings, April 23, 2015

Europe’s Migration Crisis

Migrants Challenge Europe’s Comfort Zone,” Judy Dempsey – Carnegie Europe, April 23, 2015

A Principled Approach to Migration,” Dick Oosting – European Council on Foreign Relations, April 24, 2015

UK Election

"Cameron or Miliband: Who Does the World Want to Win the UK Election?" Guardian International Correspondents – The Guardian, April 28, 2015

Syria – Are Big Changes Afoot?

Is Assad on his Way Out?” Walter Russell Mead – The American Interest, April 26, 2015

Are Saudi Arabia and Turkey About to Intervene in Syria?” Aron Lund – Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, April 24, 2015

Remembrance of Things Past

Forgetting Vietnam,” Christian Appy – Real Clear World, April 27, 2015

Remembering the Armenians,” Geoffrey Robertson – Al Jazeera, April 24, 2015

Remembering Gallipoli, a WWI Battle that Shaped Today’s Middle East,” Peter Kenyon – NPR, April 24, 2015


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