What we’re reading: Wednesday, June 19

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President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama.
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President Obama returns to the Brandenburg Gate five years after his speech there and twenty-six years after a famous speech given by one of his predecessors.

In The New York Times opinion page: Thomas Friedman analyzes the protests in Turkey and the state of the Erdogan government. The Editorial Board looks at the Taliban’s future in Afghanistan.

What we're reading: Wednesday, June 19

Updated