Weekly World News Update, October 6, 2017

WACA WWNUReactions to Las Vegas; Catalonia Cleaves Spain; Implications of Genocide in Myanmar; Deciphering North Korea; Puerto Rico’s Recovery Path; Future of War; After Germany’s Election


Quote of the Week:

“Because when someone with a beard attacks us, we tap phones, we invoke travel bans, we build walls, we take every possible precaution to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Belstaff Jackets Womens But when an American buys a gun and kills other Americans, then there’s nothing we can do about that.”

Jimmy Kimmel, in a Monday monologue on his TV show, Jimmy Kimmel Live.


The World Reacts to Las Vegas

‘Appalling,’ ‘Awful,’ and ‘Clearly an Act of Terror’: The World Reacts to Las Vegas Attack” Karla Adam — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 3, 2017

Right and Left React to the Las Vegas Shooting and the Gun Control Debate” Justin Bank — The New York Times, October 3, 2017

Deadly Las Vegas Carnage Unavoidable, Security Experts Say” — The Japan Times, October 3, 2017

ISIS Claiming Las Vegas Has Terror Experts Confused” Tim Hume — Vice News, October 3, 2017


Puerto Rico’s Long Road Ahead

Puerto Rico Needs More than Relief – It Needs Reconstruction” Vann R. Jackets Newkirk II — The Atlantic, October 4, 2017


Catalonia Cleaves Spain

Can Catalonia Split with Spain?” Zachary Laub — CFR, September 29, 2017

Spanish Court Opens Sedition Probe of Catalonia Officials for Independence Bid” William Booth — The Washington Post, October 4, 2017

Catalonia Beset by Divided Loyalties in Protest Aftermath” Patrick Jackson — BBC, October 3, 2017

For EU, Catalonia Pits Democratic Rights Against Sovereignty” Steven Erlanger — The New York Times, October 2, 2017


Greater Implications of Genocide in Myanmar

Rohingya Crisis Raises Risks of Terrorism and Social Unrest” Yuji Kuronuma — Nikkei Asian Review, October 3, 2017

Global Terror Groups Set to Exploit Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine” Amy Chew — Channel NewsAsia, October 3, 2017

The Nobel Peace Prize Isn’t About Peace” Richard Evans — Foreign Policy, October 2, 2017

Rohingya Children Witness Crimes Against Humanity” Peter Bouckaert — Human Rights Watch, September 29, 2017


Deciphering North Korea

What’s Really Driving Kim Jong-un’s Behavior?” Jung H. spyder ski jacket clearance Pak — Brookings, October 3, 2017

How North Korea Uses Front Companies to Help Evade Sanctions” Nicole Einbinder — PBS Frontline, October 3, 2017

25 Years of Provocations and Negotiations: North Korea and the United States” Lisa Collins — CSIS, October 2017 [Interactive Report]


The Future of War

Our Best Hope Against Nuclear War” David Ignatius — The Washington Post, October 3, 2017

Are Wars Caused by Accidents?” Victor Davis Hanson — National Review, October 3, 2017

Rules for Getting Defense Strategy Right” Thomas Spoehr — War on the Rocks, October 3, 2017


After Germany’s Election

Merkel’s Challenge: Governing Germany in an Age of Rising Nationalism” — The Conversation, September 28, 2017

The Bronze Medal Winner Could Take First Place in Germany” Steven E.