Media Roundup for July

News Articles

  1. OVV understands its blunder: time to retract publicly, Francisco Toro, Caracas Chronicles
  2. How to count our dead, Dorothy Kronick, Caracas Chronicles
  3. Why we do what we do: Four years on, David Smile, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  4. Bad new for Venezuela’s police reformers: The OLP is undeniably popular, David Smilde, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  5. Myths and realities of the distorted Venezuelan economy Part I, Miguel Octavio, The Devil’s Excrement
  6. Kevin Durant was the Thunder, and maybe that was the problem, Chris Ryan, The Ringer
  7. Lionel Messi handed jail term in Spain for tax fraud, BBC
  8. Chilcot report: key points from Iraq inquiry, The Guardian
  9. Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson sues Roger Ailes for sexual harassment, Brian Stelter, CNN 
  10. Trump Camp denies anti-Semetic tweet was sourced from white nationalist site, Allegra Kirkland, Talking Points Memo
  11. Fla. dad accidentally shoots 14-year-old son: “The gun didn’t kill my boy. I did.”, Allegra Kirkland, Talking Points Memo
  12. Bombing that killed more than 200 deadliest attack in Baghdad in years, Mohammed Tawfeeq, Joe Sterling, Tiffany Ap and Hamdi Alkhshali, CNN
  13. FBI Director on Clinton’s email: ‘No charges are appropriate in this case.’, Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post
  14. Iraq was destined for chaos – with or without Britain’s intervention, Hayder al-Khoei, The Guardian
  15. Jesse Williams spoke the truth about being black in America, now he may lose his job, Jamilah King, Mic
  16. Obama: 8000 troops to remain in Afghanistan, Gregory Korte and Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today
  17. Clinton seizes opening as Trump alienates big business, MJ Lee, CNN
  18. Chilcot’s blind spot: Iraq War report buries oil evidence, fails to address motive, David Whyte and Greg Muttitt, Open Democracy
  19. The Village, Anabella Abadi M., Caracas Chronicles
  20. A Republican intellectual explains why the Republican Party is going to die, Zack Beauchamp, Vox
  21. Colombia’s political parties line up in support of FARC peace deal, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  22. Hillary the Hawk: A History, Micah Zenko, Foreign Policy
  23. Witness killings deepen mystery in Venezuela ‘narco nephew’ case, Mike LaSusa, Insight Crime
  24. El plebiscito: entre el “sin plan B” y “un mejor acuerdo”, Juanita Leon, La Silla Vacia
  25. Islamism, Salafism, and jihadism: a primer, Rashid Dar and Shadi Hamid, Brookings

YouTube Videos

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