Weekly World News Update, September 6, 2017

WACA WWNUQuote of the Week:

“It is particularly cruel to offer young people the American Dream, encourage them to come out of the shadows and trust our government, and then punish them for it.”

— Mark Zuckerberg, Chairman and CEO of Facebook, in a Facebook post about President Trump’s decision to roll back DACA Tuesday.


Was It Only a DREAM?

President Trump Winds Down DACA” — The Economist, September 6, 2017

Trump Has Decided to End DACA, with Six-Month Delay” Eliana Johnson — Politico, September 3, 2017
Whose Citizenship Does the Constitution Protect?” Andre M. Perry — Brookings, September 5, 2017
Ending DACA Will Impose Billions in Employer Compliance Costs” David Bier — CATO Institute, September 1, 2017

A DACA Deal Should Include Real Enforcement” Editorial Board — National Review, September 5, 2017


North Korea Ups the Ante

Welcome to the Thermonuclear Club, North Korea!” Jeffrey Lewis — Foreign Policy, September 4, 2017

North Korea’s Nuclear Defiance of Trump’s ‘Fire and Fury’” Scott Snyder — Forbes, September 3, 2017

How Not to Threaten North Korea” Amy Zegart — The Atlantic, September 3, 2017

The North Korea Crisis Proves Why Japan and South Korea Need Nuclear Weapons” Ted Galen Carpenter — The National Interest, September 5, 2017

Destabilizing Northeast Asia: The Real Impact of North Korea’s Nuclear and Missile Programs” Anthony H. Cordesman — CSIS, September 5, 2017


Myanmar’s Abuse of Rohingya Muslims

Rohingya Crisis: Suu Kyi Says ‘Fake News Helping Terrorists’” — BBC, September 6, 2017

The Shameful Silence of Ayung San Suu Kiy” Ishaan Tharoor — The Washington Post, September 6, 2017

Watching Burma in Flames from Bangladesh” Tejshree Thapa — Human Rights Watch, September 4, 2017


No Quotas for the EU

Hungary and Slovakia Lose Fight Over EU Migrant Quotas” James Kanter — The New York Times, September 6, 2017
Refugee Crisis: European Court of Justice Rejects Quota Challenge” — Deutsche Welle, September 6, 2017

Europe’s Flawed Thinking on Mediterranean Migration” — Chatham House, September 5, 2017


VOID: Kenya’s Election Results

Kenyan Supreme Court Annuls Uhuru Kenyatta Election Victory” Jason Burke — The Guardian, September 1, 2017
Foreign Election Observers Endorsed a Deeply Flawed Election in Kenya. Now They Face Questions” Lily Kuo and Abdi Latif Dahir — Quartz, September 6, 2017

Can Kenya Pull Off a Second Election Within 60 Days?” Nanjira Sambuli — Al Jazeera, September 5, 2017


Any Hope for Venezuela?

Venezuelan Opposition Pins Hopes on Elections as Protests Falter” Brian Ellsworth — Reuters, September 5, 2017
Venezuela’s Crackdown on Democracy Pits Brother Against Brother” John Otis — NPR, September 5, 2017 [Podcast]