Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials — January 27, 2020

William Noah Glucroft, DW: Auschwitz, 75 years later: A race against time

A visit to Auschwitz is a visit to the cusp of comprehension. That is the death camp’s enduring power and its greatest challenge. As the world marked 75 years since Auschwitz was liberated, both aspects came to the fore.

Auschwitz is many things at once. As a historic site, it was a massive compound constructed for arbitrary cruelty and systematic mass murder. As a symbol, it is a lasting expression of a monstrous crime without parallel. And on Monday, for just a few hours, Auschwitz was converted into an event space to mark the camp’s excruciating end 75 years ago.


Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials — January 27, 2020

Auschwitz’s harrowing history — Heike Mund, DW

Confusion and lost time: how testing woes slowed China’s coronavirus response — Yawen Chen and Cate Cadell, Reuters

Factbox: Countries evacuating nationals from China virus areas — Reuters

Coronavirus: Everything you need to know — Alexander Freund, DW

The mystification of Qassem Soleimani — Fatima Ahmad Alsmadi (Al Jazeera)

What Awaits Iran? — Hilal Khashan, RCW/Geopolitical Futures

How Europe Fussed and Fretted After U.S. Attack on Soleimani — Conrad Black, The New York Sun

Burundi: Is President Pierre Nkurunziza ready to relinquish power? — Chrispin Mwakideu, DW

Britain’s EU Journey: When Brexit won the battle of Europe — Pan Pylas, AP

The Story of How Huawei Seduced Britain’s Elite — Dominic Lawson, Daily Mail

UK faces choice on Huawei with global implications — Kelvin Chan and Danica Kirka, AP

Why the UK will try to remain close to the EU — Caroline de Gruyter, European Council on Foreign Relations

Salvini’s failure brings respite for embattled Italian government — Angela Giuffrida, The Guardian

The Fate of the China-Russia Alliance — Lyle J. Goldstein, National Interest

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