Early Bird Headlines 14 February 2015
Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.
- Senate confirms Ashton B. Carter as secretary of defense (The Washington Post)
- Europe at the Crossroads: Financial Fragility and the Survival of the Single Currency (Jan Kregel, Levy Institute) Hat tip to Roger Erickson.
- Update: Tsipras Seeks Bridge Deal, ‘New Contract’, Debt Relief (mni Deutsche Borse Group)
Racial, Ethnic and Religious Stress
- FBI director acknowledges ‘hard truths’ about racial bias in policing (The Washington Post)
- Yemen clashes kill 26 as embassy closures continue (Reuters) Descending into a country with no government.
- Iraqis play politics with Mosul investigation (Al Monitor)
- Iranian leader Ayatollah Khamenei sent Obama secret letter: WSJ (Reuters) “Respectful” resonse to Obama overture.
- Will the new cease-fire agreement bring peace to Ukraine? In Kiev, few see grounds for hope. (Foreign Policy)
- Abe pledges to carry out sweeping reforms (Japan Today)
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