Please note that the FPI Overnight Brief is on hiatus until January 5, 2015.
North Korea loses Internet access
Plummeting oil prices deal blow to Iran economy
FPI’s Kirchick on Václav Klaus
U.N. Security Council spotlights North Korean rights abuses
Stephens on the marvel of American resilience (WSJ sub)
Carothers on declining U.S. democracy aid
Rehman, Thomas, and Stillion on Taiwan and deterrence
Beji Caid Essebsi wins Tunisian elections
Dempsey calls for ‘hard choices’ on defense
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