US, Europe. Global Economy, Italy, Poland, Middle East, Russia, Democracy, World Affairs
Note: The must-reads will resume on January 9. We wish you the best of the holiday season.
US - Deutsche Bank agrees on $7.2bn settlement with US regulator, Zoya Sheftalovich, Politico Europe
US - Rethinking the Threat of Islamic Extremism: The Changes Needed in U.S. Strategy, Anthony H. Cordesman, CSIS
US/Europe - EU hopes Trump will back down on visa war, Andrew Rettman, EUobserver
Global Economy - Demonetization on Five Continents, Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate
Europe - 5 graphs that explain EU foreign policy making in 2017, Dina Pardijs, ECFR
Italy - Italy Bank Rescue Won’t Fill $54 Billion Hole on Their Books, Yalman Onaran, Bloomberg
Poland - Why Protests Are Erupting All Over Poland, Alex Berezow, The National Interest
Middle East - The Myth of Westphalia, Michael Axworthy and Patrick Milton, Foreign Affairs
Russia - The Soviet Union Is Gone, But It’s Still Collapsing, Serhii Plokhy, Bill Browder, Dmitri Trenin, Nargis Kassenova, Alexander Cooley, Andrei Soldatov, Foreign Policy
Democracy - Threats To Democracy Here And Abroad, Moisés Naím, Carnegie
World Affairs - What to do when the ‘truth’ is found to be lies, Timothy Garton Ash, Financial Times
World Affairs - The Economist explains 2016: The most read pieces of the year, The Economist
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