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International Commentary

Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post
A derelict Commander-in-Chief: Trump can’t keep us safe

The Editorial Board | The New York Times
‘The President … Is Not Above the Law’

David Leonhardt | The New York Times
It Isn’t Complicated: Trump Encourages Violence

Carlos Lozada | The Washington Post
Thinking for Trump: The intellectuals backing this White House are a bust

Dominic Gates | The Seattle Times
Flawed analysis, failed oversight

Andrew Rawnsley | The Guardian
Well done, Brexit ultras – the EU has never had more power over Britain

Jason Burke | The Guardian
Technology is terrorism’s most effective ally. It delivers a global audience.

Nosheen Iqbal | The Observer
Islamophobia is not confined to online groups. It leaks across public life

Raffaello Pantucci | The Observer
The extreme right was once a loose group of loners. Not any more.

Joan Donovan | The Atlantic
How Hate Groups’ Secret Sound System Works

Kathy Gilsinan | The Atlantic
Trying to Kill the Iran Deal Could End Up Saving It

Ross Douthat | The New York Times
The Scandals of Meritocracy

Marco Rubio and Vern Buchanan | The Washington Post
Trump is right. Daylight saving time should be permanent.

International News

The Associated Press
Irish pride, and dash of politics, at St Patrick’s Day Parade

The New York Times
Pilot Training Now a Focus For the Boeing 737 Max

Agence France-Presse
Black boxes show 'clear similarities' with Indonesian crash, Ethiopia says - More

Reuters News Agency
White House pushes back against attempts to link Trump to NZ mosque shooter - More

CNN News
Amy Klobuchar: Trump's 'rhetoric doesn't help' - More

The Washington Post
Trump again takes aim at John McCain over dossier, prompting a rebuke - More

CBS News
How CBS News covered John McCain's 1973 release from the Hanoi Hilton

Slate
Trump Says He Told Republicans to “Play Along With the Game” of Releasing Mueller Report

The Associated Press
Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

The Washington Post
Southern belle’s image had been buried near a Civil War battlefield for 100 years

The Observer
In filthy weather, Farage’s few hundred begin the long march

Agence France-Presse
UK government warns it might not hold pivotal Brexit vote

BBC News
Theresa May asks MPs for 'honourable compromise' on Brexit

Agence France-Presse
May warns of long Brexit delay if MPs do not back her deal

The Observer
Revealed: EU war-gaming for fall of May’s government

The Observer
France’s ‘gilets jaunes’ target luxury shops and restaurant in protests

The Associated Press
Paris cleans up Champs-Elysees after yellow vest rioting

The Associated Press
Serbian president vows to defend law and order amid protests

The New York Times
It Wasn’t Just Khashoggi: Saudi Crown Prince’s Brutal Drive to Crush Dissent

Reuters News Agency
Palestinian kills Israeli soldier in West Bank knife and gun attack

Reuters News Agency
India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other

The New York Times
U.S. Campaign to Ban Huawei Overseas Stumbles as Allies Resist

Los Angeles Times
Investing in resource-rich North Korea seems like a good idea

The Japan Times
Japan expanding GSDF's presence on southwestern islands with new bases and missile batteries

South China Morning Post
Why is Japan so obsessed with being on time?

BBC News
Christchurch shootings: Attacker was 'lone gunman'

The Sydney Morning Herald
The hero, like the villain of the Christchurch attack, is an Australian

Stuff News
Gun laws, national memorial top New Zealand Cabinet agenda - More

The Washington Post
New Zealanders mourn, vow to stand together — but also to debate sensitive issues

Australian Associated Press
Christchurch shootings: Facebook removed 1.5 million videos - More

Agence France-Presse
Jair Bolsonaro to visit Trump to firm up conservative alliance

Los Angeles Times
Five of the six most violent cities in the world are in Mexico, report says

Agence France-Presse
Boeing est en train de « finaliser » un correctif du système anti-décrochage MCAS

Agence France-Presse
La FAA défend sa certification du 737 MAX

Agence France-Presse
Trump dénoncé pour son « silence » sur la menace des suprémacistes blancs

Agence France-Presse
Trump s'attaque de nouveau à John McCain, mort en 2018

Agence France-Presse
Enquête terroriste sur une attaque à Stanwell « inspirée par l'extrême droite »

Agence France-Presse
Samedi noir sur les Champs-Elysées : Macron à nouveau sous pression

Agence France-Presse
Acte 18 des « gilets jaunes » à Paris : 200 personnes en garde à vue - Plus

Agence France-Presse
La paix dans l’espace en débat à Genève sur fond de force spatiale américaine

Agence France-Presse
Présidentielle slovaque : la libérale Caputova en position de force contre Sefcovic

Agence de Presse Reuters
Manifestation à Belgrade contre le président Vucic

Agence de Presse Reuters
Algérie : Manifestation à Bordeaux contre « le système » Bouteflika

Agence France-Presse
Nouvelle journée de manifestation de la communauté algérienne

Agence France-Presse
Éthiopie : les boîtes noires montrent des « similarités claires » avec le crash de Lion Air - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Le cyclone Idai fait 113 morts au Mozambique et au Zimbabwe

Agence de Presse Reuters
Syrie : Paris à la manoeuvre pour la future force anti-EI

Agence de Presse Reuters
Syrie : Selon les FDS, 60.000 individus ont fui Baghouz depuis janvier

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un Israélien tué, deux autres blessés par un Palestinien

Agence de Presse Reuters
Yémen : Les Houthis disent pouvoir frapper Ryad et Abou Dhabi

Agence France-Presse
En Afghanistan, la jeunesse veut la paix mais pas celle des talibans

Agence de Presse Reuters
Vote anticipé en Thaïlande

Agence France-Presse
Les Philippines quittent la CPI, qui enquête sur leur président

Agence de Presse Reuters
Facebook dit avoir supprimé 1,5 million de vidéos de l'attaque de Christchurch

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