Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- March 27, 2019

Andrew Grice, The Independent: Theresa May has nothing to lose by promising to quit, not least since her party will force her out soon anyway

It is hard to read this prime minister, who zigzags around as she fights for her survival and to keep her divided party in one piece

Why on earth should Theresa May adopt a Brexit Plan B if MPs manage to agree one in their landmark indicative votes starting tonight? The answer is clear. If the prime minister refuses, as she’s threatening to do, the cross-party group of backbenchers driving the process intend to turn the Commons compromise – probably a soft Brexit – into legislation mandating the government to implement it.

Then May really would have a problem.

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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- March 27, 2019

Factbox: Who might be Britain's next prime minister if May quits? -- William James and Andrew MacAskill, Reuters

Russia weighs in on Trump’s Golan Heights decision -- Maxim A. Suchkov, Al-Monitor

Turkey may be the spark that sets fire to the world economy -- Larry Elliott, The Guardian

How Japan is using an old German map to irk South Korea -- Julian Ryall, DW

Twelve years after Nepal conflict, justice eludes victims -- Subina Shrestha, Al Jazeera

Ukraine's Election: Some Things Never Change -- Andreas Umland, Atlantic Council

Why Ukrainians want to elect a comedian as president -- Katya Gorchinskaya, Al Jazeera

Macron's mini-summit in Paris is a snub to Trump's trade policy -- Larry Elliott, The Guardian

Why Russia just sent troops to Venezuela -- Alex Ward, VOX

US-China trade war could endanger millions of hectares of Amazon rainforest -- Nick Kilvert, ABC News Online

Why Venezuela's Economic Pain Could Last Through 2025 -- Simon Constable,

Trump allies help bring Cold War back from dead -- Christopher Scott, Asia Times

Now What? Congress Quiet after ISIS Territorial Defeat -- Katie Bo Williams, Defense One

Trump’s counter-intelligence strategy -- Kent Harrington, Asia Times

How to End Endless War -- Stephen Wertheim, New Republic

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