Keeping it Realist — Can conservatives care about international politics? Yes, contends Sam Roggeveen in guest post at the Atlantic. And, he says, they should.
Closed Doors — In Foreign Affairs Behzad Yaghmaian explores how conflict in North Africa has shaped E.U. immigration policy. He predicts an influx of migrants will prompt the militarization of the Mediterranean Sea. Read TIME’s dispatch on Tunisians in Italy, here.
Drones Meet Drugs — The U.S. has started flying high-altitude, unarmed drones over Mexico to collect information on the drug trade, reports the New York Times.
Rich Enemy, Poor Enemy — MGM is digitally erasing Chinese flags and military symbols from their remake of ‘Red Dawn,’ reports the LA Times. Apparently, it’s just too expensive to anger China and its movie-going, money-spending public. The new bad guys? North Korea. Obviously.