Friday, June 4, 2021
Biology, China, Climate, Corruption, Digital, Economy, EU, Finance, Germany, Health, Indo-Pacific, Morocco, Namibia, NATO, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, US, Western Sahara

Health - COVID’s Haves and Have-Nots, Raj Shah, Foreign Affairs
Biology - Genetic code breakthrough opens door to advanced materials, Clive Cookson, Financial Times
US/Corruption - Biden Jump-Starts Fight Against Kleptocracy, Amy Mackinnon, Foreign Policy
US Germany Faced Its Horrible Past. Can We Do the Same? Michele L. Norris, Washington Post
Germany/Namibia - Germany’s—and the West’s—Insufficient Reckoning With the Herero Genocide, Howard W. French, World Politics Review
Germany/China/Russia - Germany Is Unprepared for Strategic Simultaneity, Stefanie Babst, Internationale Politik Quarterly
UK - Losing Itself In A Role: A Half-Century of British Foreign Policy, Oliver Yule-Smith, War on the Rocks
UK/Switzerland/EU - Switzerland’s painstaking negotiations with the EU tell us a lot about our future relationship with Brussels, Stephen Booth, Conservative Home
Morocco/Western Sahara/SpainMorocco makes a play for Western Sahara, Carlos Santamaria, Signal
EU/Digital – Europe’s Data Strategy: Promoting Innovation or Undermining Competition? Garrett Workman, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
EU/Turkey - Defining New Modes, Models, and Agendas for EU-Turkish Relations: The Outlook for Foreign and Security Policy Coordination, Kadri Tastan, Günter Seufer, Galip Dalay, Ian Lesser, Güven Sak, Angeliki Dimitriadi, Funda Tekin and Rosa Balfour, GMF
EU/Finance/Climate - Greening the European Green Bond market, Apostolos Thomadakis, CEPS 
EU/Economy - European Union countries’ recovery and resilience plans, Zsolt Darvas, Marta Domínguez-Jiménez, Monika Grzegorczyk, Lionel Guetta-Jeanrenaud, Mia Hoffmann, Klaas Lenaerts, Tom Schraepen, Alkiviadis Tzaras and Pauline Weil, Bruegel
EU/Health - Covid-19 pandemic - why was the ECDC so ineffective? George Griffin, EU Observer
EU/Digital - The EU has introduced a new ‘digital’ ID. Here’s what it means for you, Leonie Cater, Politico
EU/Indo-Pacific - The EU’s approach to the Indo-Pacific, EU High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell, CSIS Jakarta
China/NATO - China is a present danger to Europe. NATO’s defense plans must respond, John R. Deni, Atlantic Council

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