Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials — September 12, 2019

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Elizabeth Drew, Asia Times: Bolton gone, but Trump’s other woes remain

As the US Congress reconvenes this week after a six-week recess, the administration is mired in controversies, almost all of them set off by President Donald Trump. Trump’s behavior has been at its most peculiar since he took office, undoubtedly partly owing to panic over the 2020 election. He has more reason than most incumbent presidents to wish for re-election, as he is still facing several lawsuits.


Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials — September 12, 2019

Pompeo should summon Israel’s ambassador over White House spying — Tom Rogan, Washington Examiner

The Netanyahu Show Is Finally Fizzling Out — Bloomberg

Prospects look bright for US-Iran breakthrough — Dnyanesh Kamat, Asia Times

A 3-Step Program for War-Weary Yemen — Michael Horton, National Interest

Erdogan Doesn’t Want Nukes, He Wants to Blow Up the System — Aaron Stein, War On The Rocks

Analysts: U.S. approach to alliances ‘inadequate’ to restore South Korea, Japan ties — Elizabeth Shim, UPI

Pakistan is no friend of Kashmir, either. Here’s why. — Taha Siddiqui, Al Jazeera

South Africa is becoming a pariah in Africa — Tafi Mhaka & Suraya Dadoo, Al Jazeera

Four things to know about Tunisia’s presidential election — Al Jazeera

Justin Trudeau’s Gloomy Re-Election Prospects — Drew Fagan, New York Times

Trudeau starts election season dogged by scandal — Amanda Coletta, Sydney Morning Herald

Pro-Brexit MP: UK, EU relationship will ‘never be the same again’ — Alan MacKenzie, DW

Donald Trump and the Art of the Perpetual Bluff — Dov S. Zakheim, National Interest

Huawei calls the US intel community’s bluff — Spengler, Asia Times

Will US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell be Trump’s next security adviser? — DW

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