Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Afghanistan, China, Climate, Energy, EU, Finance, Germany, Romania, Russia, Turkey, US, Western Balkans


US - How the smug politics of COVID-19 empowers the Far Right, Simon Copland, The Atlantic
US/Finance -
The United States of Dirty Money, Casey Michel, The Atlantic
EU considers bitter pill to end Trump’s trade war, Barbara Moens, Politico
After the honeymoon, how to make the EU-US relationship work, Nathalie Tocci, Politico
EU -
EU Strategy on Combating Antisemitism and Fostering Jewish Life (2021-2030), European Commission
EU/Western Balkans -
A Template for Staged Accession to the EU, Michael Emerson et al., CEPS
Romania -
Romanian government falls after losing no-confidence vote, Matei Rosca, Politico
Germany -
Why is the Right Wing so strong in Eastern Germany? Steffen Winter, Der Spiegel International
Germany -
German small parties pick Social Democrats over conservatives for coalition talks, Julia Dahm, Euractiv

Russia/Climate - Climate Change Is Melting Russia’s Permafrost and Challenging Its Oil Economy, Sue Simmons, Wall Street Journal
Turkey/Afghanistan -
Will Turkey’s Afghanistan ambitions backfire? Galip Dalay, Chatham House
Afghanistan -
Afghanistan’s Future: Assessing the National Security, Humanitarian and Economic Implications of the Taliban Takeover, Sue Eckert, CSIS
China/Energy -
Making sense of China’s pledge to stop building coal-fired power plants abroad, Jennifer Hillman and David Sacks, CFR
Finance - A deal on global tax is just the start of the fight, Bjarke Smith-Meyer, Mark Scott and Giorgio Leali, Politico
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