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16 January 2016

EDITOR"S PICKS FROM FOREIGN POLICY 15JAN16


HERE'S some interesting editor's picks from +Foreign Policy .....

Friday, January 15
 
 
Welcome to Editors' Picks, FP's round-up of the day's best articles.

Today, we look at the parliamentary debate over barring Donald Trump from Britain, the GOP presidential candidates’ incoherence on nuclear rearmament; and the forgotten role of natural resources in conflict.
 
 
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NO TRUMP SHALL PASS: Yes, the U.K. parliamentary debate over barring The Donald is about grandstanding and showmanship. That doesn't mean it's a bad idea, former Labor MP Denis MacShane writes: Read more
 
 
 
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RACE TO THE BOTTOM: The Republican presidential candidates have no clue how dangerous the another nuclear arms race would really be, Tom Z. Collina writes: Read more
 
 
 
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MISSING THE PEACE FOR THE TREES: Natural resources play a role in nearly half of the world's conflicts, but when it comes to ending wars, they're almost always forgotten, Arthur Blundell and Emily Harwell write: Read more
 
 
 
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A COUNTRY CALLED EARTH: Mos Def was arrested in South Africa for using a ‘world passport.’ Yes, that’s a real thing, FP’s Siobhán O'Grady writes: Read more
 
 
 
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KUNDUZ CULPABILITY: The U.S. military is readying punishments for the botched airstrikes in Kunduz, FP’s Paul McLeary reports: Read more
 
 
 

 
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