This post is part of a recurring feature highlighting some of the best foreign affairs coverage from other media outlets, blogs, academic institutions and think tanks. It’s also meant to give you a sense of what might end up driving the foreign policy conversations for the day. We hope you enjoy it and check back tomorrow.
If you haven't followed South African politics closely, this article captures all the drama and tension of the country's struggles with race and class. A great and powerful read.
A former Israeli diplomat argues that President Obama's forthcoming trip is designed to reassert U.S. leadership on the Iran nuclear issue.
A Chinese developer wants to build a big resort on this remote Pacific island, but a 20-year-old incident has the locals apprehensive about the incoming foreigners.