The Week’s Most Interesting Reads
Why Obama’s overshadowed visit to Argentina matters. Catherine Addington explains the significance of the president’s visit to Argentina last week.
Don’t forget Lahore. Gracy Olmstead reacts to the Easter bombing in Pakistan and calls for paying more attention to the victims of atrocities “in countries beyond our customary notice or concern.”
Obama’s witness for the prosecution. Kelley Vlahos reports on Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland’s record on civil liberties and executive power.
The U.S. is quietly helping Saudi Arabia wage a devastating campaign in Yemen. Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch details the Saudi-led coalition’s violations of international law and U.S. and British support for the military campaign.
Peace is far off in Yemen. Peter Salisbury assesses the likelihood of successful peace talks to halt the fighting in Yemen.
Peru’s presidential mess. Mac Margolis reports on the decision to disqualify two leading candidates and the advantage that gives Keiko Fujimori.