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Transatlantic Must-Reads
Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Germany, US, EU, Libya, Economy, Russia, Migration, Middle East, Trade, NAFTA, Turkey, Black Sea


Germany - Germany: The (Not So) Timid Leader, Claudia Major, Carnegie Europe
Germany, US -
Germany cannot replace the US, but Europe can live with Trump, Stefan Fröhlich, Center for Transatlantic Relations
Germany, US, Economy -
Why the White House seems a little jealous of Germany, Jeff Guo, The Washington Post
EU, Libya -
The EU and Libya: Realism or irrelevance, Luigi Scazzieria, Centre for European Reform
Russia, Libya -
Russia’s ‘crescent of instability’ spreads west, Jacopo Barigazzi and David M. Herszenhorn, Politico
Migration, US -
America’s immigrant dream collides with nativist nightmares, Simon Schama, Financial Times
Migration, EU -
Malta Declaration by the members of the European Council on the external aspects of migration: addressing the Central Mediterranean route
US - Trump Has Provocative Words for Allies. Congress Does Damage Control, Jennifer Steinhauer, New York Times
US, Russia, Middle East -
Trump Embraces Pillars of Obama’s Foreign Policy, Mark Landler, Peter Baker and David E. Sanger, New York Times
US, Middle East -
Obama’s White House worked for months on a plan to seize Raqqa. Trump’s team took a brief look and decided not to pull the trigger, Adam Entous, Greg Jaffe and Missy Ryan, Washington Post
Trade, NAFTA -
Better than a wall, The Economist
Trade, NAFTA -
One Tiny Widget’s Dizzying Journey Shows Just How Critical Nafta Has Become, Thomas Black, Jeremy Scott Diamond and Dave Merrill, Bloomberg
Turkey -
Ever Further from the West: Why Ankara Looks to Moscow, Günter Seufert, SWP
Black Sea -
The Geostrategic Importance of the Black Sea Region: A Brief History, Boris Toucas, CSIS
Russia, Economy -  
Decline, Not Collapse: The Bleak Prospects for Russia’s Economy, Andrey Movchan, Carnegie Moscow Center

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