Foreign policy and related issues have once again come to the fore at the national political conventions, explains this Backgrounder.
Primary Source: Donald Trump Speech at the 2016 Convention
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Erdogan’s widening purge and crackdown are just the logical conclusion of a story that has been unfolding for the better part of a decade, writes CFR's Steven A. Cook.
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The Rio Olympics are struggling with cost overruns, rising crime, and the spread of Zika, highlighting growing concerns over the burdens of hosting the games, explains this Backgrounder.
Around the Web: New York Times Brazil's Olympic Catastrophe
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Around the Web: Washington Post Brazil Beefs Up Olympic Security
While the UK's new prime minister will focus on implementing Brexit, she must also grapple with how to govern in an era of economic inequality and social exclusion, writes CFR's Sebastian Mallaby.
Op-Ed: Laurie Garrett Brexit Is a Global Health Risk
CFR Backgrounder The Debate Over Brexit
Around the Web: Politico Europe Theresa, Meet Angela
Even as Iraqi special forces and Shia militias roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State, Baghdad has done little to address the underlying causes of Sunni militancy, says journalist Ned Parker.
Around the Web: Guardian Fallujah: A City of Ghosts and Graffiti
Foreign Affairs: Lina Khatib Outsourcing the War Against ISIS
CFR Blog: Steven A. Cook Failing Iraq
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