Reserve Readings

Reserve Readings will primarily be drawn from:

--The Economist Magazine HERE

--National Review HERE

--The New York Times HERE

--Weekly Standard HERE

--Foreign Policy HERE

--Freedom House HERE

UNITED STATES

America's election process an embarassment

America's European Moment (Economist)

Are we all Europeans now? (National Review)

U.S. Military assessment 

http://www.economist.com/news/international/21654066-military-playing-field-more-even-it-has-been-many-years-big

Debt Ceiling

http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21569423-debt-ceiling-america-serves-no-useful-purpose-and-should-be-abolished-cliff

Trillion Dollar Coin:

http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21569413-crackpot-idea-circumvent-americas-debt-ceiling-gains-currency-toss-coin


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EUROPE

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

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WORLD


IRELAND:
http://www.economist.com/news/europe/21569437-ireland-model-adjustment-through-austerity-celtic-metamorphosis

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CHINA
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21569444-three-articles-look-relations-between-individuals-and-state-first-calls-press-freedom

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UK
http://www.economist.com/blogs/blighty/2012/12/census-and-diversity

http://www.economist.com/blogs/blighty/2012/12/britain-europe

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zy6d1njTWlk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SRnEAjp0zI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUVtdKsc8ww

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWoDBO84zfo

http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2013/02/08/are-female-converts-to-islam-part-of-a-new-wave-of-feminism/

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/queen-elizabeth-ii-hand-over-3039892#.Ut0I1qX0Cu0

UK HOUSE OF LORDS
http://www.economist.com/blogs/blighty/2013/01/lords-turmoil

http://www.economist.com/node/21559644

http://www.economist.com/node/21558582

UK and EU
http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21570691-promising-referendum-europe-prime-minister-taking-punt-gambler

FRANCE
http://www.economist.com/blogs/charlemagne/2014/01/french-politics

SCOTLAND, INDEPENDENCE AND THE EU
http://www.economist.com/blogs/blighty/2013/01/scotland-and-eu

EU
http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2013/02/european-economy-guide

SPAIN
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/02/20/spanish-bartering/1894365/

JAPAN
http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21569757-armed-clashes-over-trivial-specks-east-china-sea-loom-closer-drums-war

http://rt.com/news/fukushima-children-thyroids-abnormalities-cancer-444/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20707753

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/341304/shinzo-abe-voice-new-generation-kumi-yokoe

http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21572257-even-japanese-criminals-are-orderly-and-well-behaved-eastern-porridge

RUSSIA
http://www.economist.com/news/europe/21571904-leading-role-played-anti-americanism-todays-russia-dread-other

http://www.economist.com/news/21566404-one-country-two-nations-divided-russia

CHINA
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21572814-name-social-order-government-turns-blind-eye-black-jails-treating-symptoms

IRAN
http://www.economist.com/blogs/pomegranate/2013/02/valentines-day

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21574540-how-iranian-companies-manage-keep-trading-foreigners-around-block

SAUDI ARABIA
http://www.economist.com/node/21557327

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/more-saudi-arabia-women-working-despite-limited-rights-a-1040135.html

MEXICO
http://www.economist.com/news/21566314-enrique-peña-nieto-mexicos-newly-elected-president-sets-out-his-priorities-mexicos-moment

http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21575761-lot-done-and-quickly-much-more-still-do-peñas-promising-start

http://www.forbes.com/sites/riskmap/2014/04/08/mexicos-energy-revolution-a-tank-half-full/

ARAB SPRING
http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/pro-semitisim-the-road-to-a-prosperous-democratic-middle-east/

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/10/opinion/friedman-the-arab-quarter-century.html?_r=0

INDIA

http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21574511-indias-lack-strategic-culture-hobbles-its-ambition-be-force-world-can-india

HONG KONG
Electoral "Reform"

MISCELLANEOUS

http://live.wsj.com/video/five-countries-where-people-live-longest/CE2FFB57-4D92-4DBB-BC9A-BFA989A2E6CC.html?mod=trending_now_video_2#!CE2FFB57-4D92-4DBB-BC9A-BFA989A2E6CC

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mef45ejmi/the-worlds-happiest-and-saddest-countries-2/

MORE MAPS

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/01/13/40-more-maps-that-explain-the-world/?tid=pm_pop

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© Hank Edmondson 2012