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Transatlantic Must-Reads

Thursday April 21, 2016

UK, EU, US, China, Defense, Saudi Arabia, Middle East, Migration, Russia, NATO, Germany, Serbia, Trade

UK/EUThe economic consequences of leaving the EU, John Springford, Simon Tilford, Philip McCann, Philip Whyte, Christian Odendahl, Centre for European Reform
The US, Britain and the EU: Who cares? Ian Bond, Centre for European Reform
An EU mechanism on Democracy, the Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights, Petra Bárd, Sergio Carrera, Elspeth Guild, Dimitry Kochenov and Wim Marneffe, CEPS
Tomorrow’s Silk Road: Assessing an EU-China Free Trade Agreement, Jacques Pelkmans, Weinian Hu, Federica Mustilli, Mattia Di Salvo, Joseph Francois, Eddy Bekkers, Miriam Manchin and Patrick Tomberger, CEPS
Trade unions embrace reinvention, at last, Gavin Kelly, Financial Times
US/Defense -
Analysis of the FY 2017 Defense Budget, Todd Harrison, CSIS
US/Saudi Arabia
An Awkward Silence in Riyadh, Ray Takeyh, Politico
US/Middle East
The Saudi and Gulf Perspective on President Obama’s Visit, Anthony H. Cordesman, CSIS
The Tempting Trap of Fortress Europe, Stefan Lehne, Carnegie Europe
Why Russia’s Economic Leverage is Declining, Chris Miller, GMF
Russia -
Russia's Perpetual Geopolitics, Stephen Kotkin, Foreign Affairs
Incorruptible Putin - Why the Panama Allegations Won't Stick, Gregory Feifer, Foreign Affairs
Germany and NATO Missile Defence, Marcel Dickow, Katarzyna Kubiak, Oliver Meier and Michael Paul, SWP Berlin
Vucic set to consolidate political power in Serbia with 3rd consecutive win, Kevin Lees, Suffragio
The Global Trade Slowdown and Secular Stagnation, Caroline Freund, Peterson Institute
The Strategic Case for TPP, John J. Hamre, Michael J. Green, Matthew P. Goodman, Scott Miller, Ernest Z. Bower, Victor Cha, Christopher K. Johnson, Richard M. Rossow and Michael Matera, CSIS

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