Monday, October 18, 2021
Afghanistan, China, Conflict, Digital, Estonia, Germany, Global, Iran, Italy, Lebanon, NATO, Poland, Russia, Security, US


DigitalThe Amazing Things You’ll Do in the ‘Metaverse’, Sarah E. Needleman, Wall Street Journal
Global -
Globalisation after the pandemic, Christine Lagarde, European Central Bank
Iran -
The Bomb Will Backfire on Iran: Tehran Will Go Nuclear—and Regret It, Ray Takeyh, Foreign Affairs
Afghanistan -
We Lost - But Who Won The War In Afghanistan: Critical Lessons For Future 
Western Engagement
, Friso M.S. Stevens, Hague Centre for Strategic Studies
Lebanon -
Lebanon Is Europe’s Most Urgent Challenge, Faysal Itani and Azeem Ibrahim, Foreign Policy
Conflict/Russia/China -
The New Geopolitics of Fragility: Russia, China, and the Mounting Challenge for Peacebuilding, Alexandre Marc and Bruce Jones, Brookings Institution
Germany/US -
What the German Election Taught America About Democracy, Stephen F. Szabo, Foreign Policy
Security/Poland -
To retain its security, Poland must fight for a democratically balanced Europe, Sławomir Dębski, Notes from Poland
Estonia -
Estonia: fortifying the coast, Piotr Szymański, OSW Centre for Eastern Studies
Italy -
Italy’s ill-fated dalliance with techno-democracy, Ben Munster, Financial Times
Russia/NATO -
Russia shuts mission to NATO in row over spying, Angelina Kazakova et al., Reuters
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