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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

No time for Kurdish independence. Adile Shamoo details [1] the obstacles to an independent Kurdistan.

Congress, Afghanistan is your Vietnam. Andrew Bacevich chides [2] Congress for its failure to stop the failed war in Afghanistan.

Saudi Arabia is trying to remake the Middle East in its image. Michael Horton reviews [3] the history of destructive Saudi influence and reckless Saudi adventurism.

The game is over and North Korea has won. Jeffrey Lewis explains [4] why “the window for denuclearizing North Korea, by diplomacy or by force, has closed.”