Thursday, November 18, 2021
Canada, Central and Eastern Europe, China, Climate, Energy, EU, Europe, France, Germany, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Nuclear, Russia, Security, Taiwan, UK, Ukraine, US


US/Canada/MexicoWho Lost North America? Edward Alden, Foreign Policy
France/EU -
Why Macron is running from Europe, Mujtaba Rahman, Politico
Germany stuck in bizarre coronavirus quarrel as pandemic spirals out of control, Laurenz Gehrke, Politico
UK/Europe/Nuclear -
Bridging the Channel: The UK's nuclear deterrent and its role in European security, Ian Bond, Centre for European Reform
The Brexit stand-off: Boris Johnson’s Christmas truce, George Parker, Peter Foster and Sam Fleming, Financial Times
Central and Eastern Europe
Central Europe’s Democrats Need to Learn from Each Other, Just Like Authoritarians Do, Daniel Hegedüs, German Marshall Fund
Landmark ruling reveals misuse of Energy Charter Treaty, Wester van Gaal, EU Observer
Why Taiwan Matters to Europe, David Hutt, Internationale Politik Quarterly
How the West tried to shift China on climate, Karl Mathiesen and Zack Colman, Politico
China/Europe/Security -
China’s Military Rise and the Implications for European Security, Joris Teer et al., Hague Centre for Strategic Studies
Europe Needs to Step Up on Defense, Max Bergmann and Benjamin Haddad, Foreign Affairs
Iran's Nuclear Choices and Ours, Richard Haass, Project Syndicate
Russian Military Foot-Stomping on Ukraine’s Border (Again), Mathieu Boulègue, CEPA
Moscow’s Continuing Ukrainian Buildup, Seth G. Jones, Michelle Macander and Joseph S. Bermudey Jr., CSIS
Russia/China/Energy -
Russia’s energy deals with China may backfire on the Kremlin, Alexander Gabuev, Financial Times
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