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TNI’s Best of the Web For 9/18

Starting this week, TNI’s Managing Editor, Harry Kazianis, will select the day’s top foreign policy, national security, and defense articles for your reading pleasure. From the latest crisis in Syria or the Middle East, to China’s rise, to important matters of U.S. foreign policy, TNI has you covered.

What you need to know for Wednesday 9/18:

The Moscow Times: Putin’s New York Times Blunder - Rep. Buck McKeon responds to Russian President Putin.

DefenseNews: F-35 Wins Netherlands Fighter Replacement Competition

The Washington Post: NSA Spying Scandal Spoils Dinner at the White House for Brazil’s President

The American Conservative: Empire’s Aftermath - “What we must learn from colonialism’s collapse and unruly wake, as taught by Michael Burleigh’s Small Wars, Far Away Places”

Stephen M. Walt: Iran Is the Real Prize for Obama's Foreign Policy

Foreign Affairs: Tunisia's Lessons for the Middle East