Wednesday, November 25, 2020
China, Digital, EU, Europe, France, Health, Kosovo, Middle East, Migration, NATO, Russia, Serbia, Security,
South Caucasus, US

The Must-Reads will return on Monday. Happy Thanksgiving! 

Featured Study  
NATOFour factors to consider in keeping NATO relevant, Hans A. Binnendijk and Daniel S. Hamilton, Defense News 

Must Reads  
Health – 
Lessons From Europe’s Covid Surge: Control Is Fragile and Losing It Is EasyXavier Fontdegloria and Max Colchester, Wall Street Journal 
Health/US – 
Vaccinating a nation: can Biden manage America’s biggest health project? Kiran Stacey, Financial Times
Digital – 
Democratic Source Code for a New U.S.-EU Tech Alliance, Marietje Schaake and Tyson Barker, Lawfare 
China/Digital – 
China’s Digital Silk Road: Economic and Political Significance, Damian Wnukowski, PISM 
Digital/France/US – 
France demands digital tax payments from US tech groups, Aime Williams, Hannah Murphy and Victor Mallet, Financial Times
Digital/EU – 
Europe Has No Strategy on Cyber Sanctions, Stefan Soesanto, Lawfare 
Aspects of Trump’s foreign policy were good for the U.S. Biden should keep them., Charles A. Kupchan, Washington Post   
‘Let’s get to work’: Restarting the transatlantic partnership, Pierre Morcos, CSIS  
Inbox: Getting Serbia-Kosovo normalization right, Leon Hartwell, CEPA  
US/Middle East
How can Joe Biden rein in Donald Trump’s reckless Middle East policy, Frederic Wehrey, Politico  
The transformative five: A new role for the frugal states after the EU recovery deal, Susi Dennison and Pawel Zerka, European Council on Foreign Relations   
European migration and border management: Future reforms reassert symbolic solidarity, Saila Heinikoski, Finnish Institute of International Affairs  
The EU’s unbalanced new pact on migration and asylum, Alberto Tagliapietra, GMF   
Russia/Asia – 
Russia’s ‘pivot to Asia’ encounters new difficulties, Sergey Sukhankin, The Jamestown Foundation   
South Caucasus
Russia and the West still need each other in Nagorno-Karabakh, Anna Ohanyan, Carnegie Endowment   
South Caucasus
Nagorno-Karabakh settles in for five years of uncertainty, Christian Esch, Der Spiegel   
The Quad’s Malabar exercises point the way to an Asian NATO, Salvatore Babones, Foreign Policy   

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