EVENT: Global Perspectives of Women & Gender Issues Join our recently returned fellow Onyinye Edeh (Nigeria, 2016-2018) for a panel discussion on September 18, 5-7 pm, at George Mason University. World Politics Review: Robbie Corey-Boulet on rebel attacks in northern Chad President Deby may be losing his power. The Daily Beast: Neri Zilber on Trump's policy toward Palestinians Diplomatic war has been declared. Foreign Affairs: Cheng Li on China's middle class and the trade war Blame may be headed for Trump. VIDEO: Martha Farmelo on Argentina's abortion bill VIDEO: Why it failed and what it means for the future. The New York Times: Shannon Sims on Brazil's all-women samba circles The feminist movement is pushing back against machismo culture. Summer, scandal and day-to-day pluralism in Paris Karina Piser A stroll through the city’s 11th arrondissement. World Politics Review: Malia Politzer on Spain's immigration policy With a new socialist government, the country has replaced Italy as the top destination for Europe-bound migrants. Foreign Policy: Neri Zilber on the rise of cyber-mercenaries The internet has eclipsed borders, and cyberwarfare is no exception. POLITICO: Eve Fairbanks on Trump's tweet about South Africa Some lies are so fantastical they can't be countered without vaguely soiling the arguer. Foreign Policy: Neri Zilber on Palestinians' precarious state Both Palestinians and Israelis are worried about the devastating effects the Trump administration looks set to have on their lives. Thriving cults are harming young people in Nigeria Onyinye Edeh Four years after the Chibok kidnapping, little has been done to to protect Nigerians from a militant group that is upending life for millions.