Pakistan bustard hunting: Shots fired at Gulf royal party BBC. And not for the reason you might think.
The implications of Andrey Karlov assassination Al Jazeera. Written by Akin Unver, assistant professor of international relations at Kadir Has University, Istanbul, the article provides a historical perspective you’re unlikely to see if you’re marooned in the US media bubble.
Germany’s Nightmare, Merkel’s Nightmare Der Spiegel
Obama Offshore Oil Drilling Ban: U.S., Canada Block Exploration In Arctic, Atlantic Ocean International Business Times. Trump will almost certainly reverse this.
Building a Mass Socialist Party Jacobin
Drug firms poured 780M painkillers into WV amid rise of overdoses Charleston Gazette-Mail
Former Flint emergency managers, others charged in water crisis Reuters. Dare we hope that someone might be held accountable?
Women Outnumber Men in Law Schools For The First Time In History JonathanTurley.org (Chuck L) Law becomes a pink collar job.
The Trouble With Ceding Climate Leadership to China Foreign Affairs
Why Uber Is Continuing To Hemorrhage Cash Jalopnik.com
THAT’S ONE UBER VAT PROBLEM. Waitingfortax.com (RS). And the tax nitty gritty.
An Apple Manufacturing Plant in India? Don’t Tell Trump MIT Technology Review
Trump poised to weaken trade agency Politico
What Jeff Sessions as attorney general will mean for the Iran Deal Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Is Civilian Control of the Military in Jeopardy? The American Conservative. Clickbait headline belies the analysis.
Donald Trump’s childcare plans are a step in the right direction FT. From the Department of Strange Bedfellows: Anne Marie Slaughter worked under Hillary at State, and is a longtime Clinton supporter.
Police memoirs: how officers are making crime pay The Guardian
2016 Post Mortem
Priorities USA positions itself as center of gravity for the left in the Trump era WaPo. Oh woeful day! Oh woeful day! They just don’t get it do they?
Why the left flopped Qantas
India Overtakes Britain as the World’s Sixth-Largest Economy Foreign Policy
India Currency Train Wreck
Demonetisation brings manufacturing to a halt Times of India
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