Latin America first…
Ecuador: Because you should have something on as many countries as possible in your Extemp files.
Guatemala: WP and NYT with the latest development in their corruption scandal.
Mexico: The Porter article I posted on immigration (today, NX) argued that push factors in Mexico are decreasing; would this article impact that conclusion?
Middle East next…
West Bank: The times they are a changin’ – and what that might look like.
Iran: At the end of the first article, notice the original headline that appeared in the print copy. What does it say about military-industrial complexes and institutional mindsets when the generals of both countries prefer the status quo to the pending deal?
A good potential FX question.
Saudi Arabia: Friedman argues that the extremism we face in the region doesn’t have its roots in Iran, but in Saudi Arabia. (Iran is Shiite – ISIS, AlQaeda, and Nusra [Syria] are Sunni.) Should that change our relationship with them?
India and Pakistan: As intractable as the Middle East?
Malaysia: Their scandal goes international. (Putin is reported to be worth $40 billion; by those standards $700 million is chump change. To me, though, that’s a lot of money to divert.)
China: More analysis of the economic issues there. Does the Chinese government have any more of an idea about how to handle their economy than Putin does about how to handle his?
And we end in Europe.
Greece: A good summary article on where things stand now.