03 March 2016


Today, we look at how the United Arab Emirates is changing the future of governance, why the U.S. government should respond to the root causes of the Central American migration crisis, and why a Ukranian lawyer is lobbying for U.S. sanctions against Russia.
THE WAR ON DOCTORS: Across the Middle East, physicians, nurses, and patients are under assault like never before -- by the Syrian and Russian air campaign and the U.S.-backed Saudi war in Yemen, reports FP's Colum Lynch: Read more
THE AMERICAN BUNGA BUNGA: Like Silvio Berlusconi, Donald Trump is entertaining the masses. He’s also damaging his country’s democracy for a generation, writes Valentina Pasquali: Read more
MINISTRY OF HAPPINESS: In the midst of the Middle East’s chaos, the United Arab Emirates has become a laboratory for exciting new ideas about the future of governance, writes FP's David Rothkopf: Read more
THE GOVERNANCE CURE: If the United States really wants to curb illegal immigration from Central America, it should start by addressing the root of the problem, writes Robert Looney: Read more
DESPERATELY SEEKING SANCTIONS: As Nadia Savchenko, a detained Ukranian pilot, stands trial in Russia, her lawyer is in Washington in a last-ditch effort to get the help of the U.S. government, reports FP's Reid Standish: Read more
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GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTER’S US VISIT: Steinmeier’s talks in New York and Washington this week highlighted the close coordination with the United States on urgent foreign policy issues, like Syria and Ukraine, and Germany’s OSCE chairmanship. Read more
Check in later when FP's Dan De Luce and Paul McLeary report on how American Special Forces are preparing the ground for Iraq’s long-delayed campaign to retake Mosul.

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