May 31st, 2019
Austria, Eastern Europe, EU, France, Germany, Iran, Mexico, Neighborhood, Poland, Russia, Turkey, UK, US, Western Balkans

Featured Study
Present at the Transformation:  An Insider’s Reflection on NATO Enlargement, NATO-Russia Relations,  and Where We Go from Here, Alexander Vershbow, from Daniel S. Hamilton and Kristina Spohr, eds., Open Door: NATO and Euro-Atlantic Security After the Cold War

Germany In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name, Rick Gladstone, New York Times
Germany - What Comes After Angela Merkel? Anna Sauerbrey, New York Times
Austria Austria to get first female chancellor to lead caretaker Cabinet, Carmen Paun, Politico
France How France’s cultural revolution is causing new political divides, Simon Kuper, Financial Times
Poland - Poland’s Government Is Systematically Silencing Opposition Voices, Makana Eyre and Martin Goillandeau, Foreign Policy
US/UK - Trump’s state visit to a country in a state, Ian Bond, Centre for European Reform
US/Mexico - Donald Trump vows to use tariffs to punish Mexico for migrants, The Economist
US/EU - EU told to ‘brace’ for multibillion Trump tariffs, Hans von der Burchard, Jakob Hanke and Maxime Schlee, Politico
US/EU/Iran - Strategy on Iran: U.S.-European Differences, Karl Kaiser, Metro UN
US/Russia/Iran - Pentagon Wary of Russia-Iran Cooperation, Lara Seligman, Foreign Policy
EU/Western Balkans - Brussels tries new Balkan push, Jacopo Barigazzi, Politico
EU/Neighborhood - Antagonisms in the EU’s neighbourhood: Overcoming strategic deficits with regard to Syria – How the EU can demonstrate resolve and respond to the interests of regional powers, Bertelsmann Stiftung
Eastern Europe - ‘Grim’ eastern European demographics tipped to sap growth, Steve Johnson, Financial Times
Turkey Turkey’s S400 vs. F35 Conundrum and its Deepening Strategic Partnership with Russia, Şaban Kardaş, GMF

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