Friday’s Reading List
By Taylor Marvin
What I read this week:
I don’t see this specific outline of a potential conflict on the Korea Peninsula as particularly plausible, but it’s thought-provoking nevertheless.
UC San Diego’s Stephan Haggard on why Kim Jong-un is not crazy.
Popularism vs. the lame duck: Ahmadinejad continues his struggle. The availability of populist politics to the presidency, and not the Supreme Leadership, strikes me as a structural fault line in the IRI regime.
The advocates of the Iraq War continue to misunderstand the lessons of their failure.
“Fair trade is a form of protectionism, and it should not be allowed to hide behind the mask of morality.”