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Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - Updated at 0800 hrs EDT

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Editorial Board | The Christian Science Monitor
The global call for more border walls

Peter Grier | The Christian Science Monitor
Walling off Canada? Five things that might stop.

Lt. Gen. Robert Elder | Breaking Defense
No More Waiting: Forge Straight Ahead On JSTARS

The Editorial Board | USA Today
Donald Trump's unpresidential campaign

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Time for Iran to do the right thing

Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. Hamilton | USA Today
Defeat Islamic State with culture war

Jonah Goldberg | USA Today
Superheroes no more

International News

USA Today
State Dept. releases another batch of Clinton emails

The Washington Post
150 Clinton e-mails found to have material deemed classified

USA Today
Petraeus prosecutor: Clinton committed no crime

The Associated Press
Obama offended by attacks on Jews who back Iran deal

The Washington Post
In Alaska, Obama focus is on climate, not conflict

USA Today
Obama: It's almost too late to stop climate change

USNI News
Report: New Forum Needed to Negotiate Arctic Security Concerns

Thomson Reuters News
Obama mulling options for closing Guantánamo prison

Defense News
Official: Minehunting System Shows No Improvement

Breaking Defense
Marine Sniper In Helicopter Kills a Drone

Defense One
Pentagon Warns Special Operators Against Leaks

Route Fifty News
Norfolk, Home to World’s Largest Naval Base, Must Adapt as Waters Rise

BBC News
What will Royal Navy warships look like in 2050?

United Press International
Kansas man sentenced to 20 years in prison for airport suicide plot

Agence France-Presse
Britain Announces Investment in Faslane Naval Base

Agence France-Presse
Two F-22 Raptors Land In Poland

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. military deploys drones to Latvia on training mission

The Associated Press
Migrant crisis: Budapest train service stopped as preventive measure

The Associated Press
Hungary’s crackdown is forcing migrants to make hard choices

The Associated Press
Riots outside Ukraine parliament kill one, injure 122 - More

Thomson Reuters News
Islamic State claims Monday bomb attack on ENI joint venture office in Tripoli

United Press International
Boko Haram kills 56 in Nigeria

Quartz News
The Allure of ISIS Has Reached Long-Stable Ghana

The Associated Press
Ebola experts go to Sierra Leone’s north to investigate case, start vaccine trial

BBC News
Al-Shabab attacks African Union Janale base in southern Somalia

Thomson Reuters News
Turkish court charges Vice News reporters with terrorism links

The Washington Post
U.N. satellite photos confirm destruction of Palmyra’s Temple of Bel - More - More

The Associated Press
Clashes during Israeli raid to arrest militant in West Bank - More

Defense News
Amos Yadlin Calls for Parallel US Pact with Israel on Iran

The Washington Post
Iranians erase ‘Death to America’ graffiti on former U.S. embassy wall

United Press International
OPEC: Iran has many projects on tap

The Associated Press
Energy chief Ernest Moniz: U.S. has ability to monitor Iran nuclear program

Thomson Reuters News
Four killed, dozens wounded, in suicide attack on Pakistan forces

The Associated Press
Bangkok bombings: PM says main suspect arrested - More

Defense News
Vietnam Pushes Modernization as China Challenge Grows

Thomson Reuters News
China says Japanese complaints about U.N. Ban Ki-moon’s WW2 parade visit ‘irritating’

United Press International
Kim Jong-un provides field guidance at factory for first time since crisis

United Press International
Australia's first LHD ship close to IOC

The Associated Press
Argentine presidential candidate would try to ease divisions

Thomson Reuters News
Colombia peace talks have advanced significantly: President Santos

The New York Times
On This Day: September 1

Agence France-Presse
Sur les nouveaux 4.368 courriels d’Hillary Clinton publiés, 125 contenaient des informations sensibles

45e Nord
3D, lasers et armes électromagnétiques pour la Royal Navy en 2050

Agence France-Presse
Cinq questions pour comprendre la crise migratoire européenne

Agence France-Presse
Ukraine : dates-clés depuis la chute de Ianoukovitch

Agence France-Presse
Attentat à la voiture piégée à Tripoli, un blessé

Agence France-Presse
Turquie : deux journalistes britanniques inculpés de « terrorisme »

Agence France-Presse
Destruction de trésors culturels : non contents de tuer, les islamistes effacent la civilisation

Agence France-Presse
L’OEA rejette la demande de Bogota d’une réunion sur la crise avec Caracas

Agence France-Presse
L’éphéméride du 1 septembre

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