Monday, February 8, 2021
Central and Eastern Europe, China, Climate, Digital, Energy, EU, Europe, Health, Human Rights, Ireland, Luxembourg, Technology, US

Transatlantic cooperation on climate change: beyond the beauty contest, Louise van Schaik and Paul Hofhuis, Wilson Center/Transatlantic Leadership Network

Health - Global COVID-19 Cases, Johns Hopkins University
Health/US - U.K. coronavirus variant spreading rapidly through United States, study finds, Joel Achenbach, Washington Post
Human Rights - Out of Sight, Not Out of Reach: The Global Scale and Scope of Transnational Repression, Nate Schenkkan and Isabel Linzer, Freedom House
US - Movie at the Ellipse: A Study in Fascist Propaganda, Jason Stanley, Just Security
Digital/US - US’s flawed approach to 5G threatens its digital future, Eric Schmidt, Financial Times
Digital/US - How the United States Lost to Hackers, Nicole Perlroth, New York Times
Technology/China - From Lightbulbs to 5G, China Battles West for Control of Vital Technology Standards, Valentina Pop, Sha Hua and Daniel Michaels, The Wall Street Journal
Technology/China - China, Europe and the New Power Competition over Technical Standards, Tim Rühlig, Swedish Institute of International Affairs
EU/Energy/Climate - EU urged to quit energy treaty as companies sue over climate action, Mehreen Khan, Financial Times
Ireland - Is Ireland really the most prosperous country in Europe? Patrick Honohan, Central Bank of Ireland
Luxembourg - Shedding Light on Big Secrets in Tiny Luxembourg, Antonio Baquero, Maxime Vaudano, Cecilia Anesi, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project
China/Central and Eastern Europe - Baltic vs. Beijing: Lithuania, Estonia snub Xi’s eastern summit, Stuart Lau, Politico

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