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Transatlantic Must-Reads
October 24th, 2017
Belarus, China, Czech Republic, Defense, France, Migration, NAFTA, NATO, Russia, Terrorism, US

 

Must-Reads

NATO NATO Grapples with Serious Organizational Shortcomings. In a secret report, NATO warns that it may not be prepared to confront a hypothetical Russian attack, Matthias Gebauer, Konstantin von Hammerstein, Peter Müller and Christoph Schult, Der Spiegel
France/Defense
Strategic Review of Defence and National Security 2017: Key Points, French Ministry of Defense
France/Defense - Pragmatic and European: France sets new goals for a European defence policy, Claudia Major and Christian Mölling, German Council on Foreign Relations DGAP
Trade -
Global Impact of a Protectionist U.S. Trade Policy, Erdal Yalcin, Gabriel Felbermayr, Marina Steininger, IFO Institute
NAFTA
Prepare for NAFTA, the zombie edition, Shawn Donnan, Financial Times
China -
China’s Economic Rise: History, Trends, Challenges, and Implications for the United States,
Wayne M. Morrison, Congressional Research Service
China
An assertive China challenges the west, Gideon Rachman, Financial Times
China -
Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens,  Rachel Botsman, Wired
Migration -
More Development – More Migration? The “Migration Hump“ and Its Significance for Development Policy Co-operation with Sub-Saharan Africa, Steffen Angenendt, Charles Martin-Shields, Benjamin Schraven, SWP
Migration -
How U.S. Policies Are Worsening the Global Refugee Crisis, Steven Feldstein, Blue Review
Terrorism
How the Islamic State Will Grapple With Defeat in Raqqa, Daniel Byman, Lawfare
US/China/Russia
Force Planning for the Era of Great Power Competition, Mark Gunzinger, Bryan Clark, David Johnson, Jesse Sloman, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
US/China/Russia/EU -
Fluid Dynamics: Global Great Powers in the 21st Century, Mark N. Katz, Finnish Institute for International Affairs FIIA
Czech Republic/EU
Is the Czech Republic Turning on the West? Joshen Bittner, NYTimes
Digital
UK-US pact will force big tech companies to hand over data, Madhumita Murgia, Financial Times
Belarus -
Belarus performs balancing act in move to strengthen EU ties, James Shotter, Financial Times

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