This Wednesday, a Taliban blast in Kabul kills 14 and injures 145 as peace talks continue; Latinos in the US are fearful of more violence after El Paso massacre; Pakistan downgrades relations with India over Kashmir, raising tensions; what has changed and what hasn’t in policing since Michael Brown was killed; and thousands of Hondurans protest after president’s drug links are revealed.
More: The El Paso screed, and the racist doctrine behind it (NY Times)
African governments rush to hire Trump-linked lobbyists (Foreign Policy)
Turkish government destroys more than 300,000 books (The Guardian)
Argument: China’s Paramilitary Police Could Crush Hong Kong (Foreign Policy)
Companies race to dump pensions (Axios)