Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials — September 13, 2019

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Susannah Sirkin, Boston Globe: Assad and Russia’s bombing of hospitals isn’t an accident — it’s a strategy

Airstrikes rained down on al-Iman Specialized Hospital for Women and Children on Aug. 31 in the battered Aleppo province of Syria. Six consecutive attacks injured three people and forced the evacuation of newborn babies – still in their incubators.

This type of grim scene has played out again and again during the eight-year-long Syrian conflict, a conflict defined by Syrian and Russian government attacks on civilian targets like hospitals and schools.


Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials — September 13, 2019

Israel’s Power Paradox — Eyal Tsir Cohen and Eliora Katz, National Interest

Why Trump shouldn’t run the North Korea playbook on Iran — Wesley Rahn, DW

As China Surges, Europe Is on the Menu — Andrew Michta, The American Interest

Liu outlines China’s trade talks strategy — Jimmy Yee, Asia Times

China Will Rein in Hong Kong Through Its Economy — Robert Keatley, National Interest

Hong Kong property tycoons in Beijing’s crosshairs — Frank Chen, Asia Times

Inside the city caught between a British past and a Chinese future — ABC News Online

What does Ukraine-Russia Prisoner Swap Mean? — Melinda Haring et al, Atlantic Council

What Are Boris Johnson’s Options? — Richard M. Reinsch II, National Review

What Trump Needs From A National Security Advisor — John Allen Gay, The Federalist

Analysis: Biden looks like a front-runner, until he doesn’t — Julie Pace, AP