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Transatlantic Must-Reads

Monday May 9th, 2016

Defense, Security, US, Russia, UK, Germany, Greece, Central Europe, Digital, Energy
Defense - Ballistic missile defense and reality, George Friedman, EurActiv
Security -
Restoring Conventional Deterrence in Europe: How to Climb out of the Joint Security Trap, Jeffrey A. Stacey, Atlantic Council
Republican Party Unravels Over Donald Trump’s Takeover​, Patrick Healy and Jonathan Martin, NY Times
US -
The end of American meritocracy, Edward Luce, Financial Times
Donald Trump and the authoritarian temptation​, Shadi Hamid, Brookings
US -
The Primary Battle Is Over, but the GOP Civil War Has Just Begun, Molly O'Toole, Foreign Policy
Why Putin Took Crimea - The Gambler in the Kremlin, Daniel Treisman, Foreign Affars
Russia - 
Russia’s Nuclear Doctrine  - What We Know, What We Don’t, and What That Means, Olga Oliker, CSIS 
UK -
Sadiq Khan takes the hot seat in London, The Economist
UK -
Britain's Enemy Within, Harold James, Project Syndicate
Germany Courts China - Leading From the Middle, Klaus Larres, Foreign Affairs
The IMF Is Right About Greece, Bloomberg View
​Central Europe/US
Central Europe Eyes the U.S. Elections, Janusz Bugajski
Europe on edge of another tech revolution lost, Chris Spillane, Politico Europe​
Energy -
Europe's energy policy: Running out of fuel? Zdzislaw Krasnodebski, EurActiv

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