January 22nd, 2019
Democracy, Digital, Economy, Europe, France, Germany, Globalization, Middle East, North Korea, Nuclear, Syria, Trade, UK, US

US/Europe World’s woes won’t wait for Western paralysis, John Rash, Star-Tribune
US - Trump’s Foreign Policy Is No Longer Unpredictable, Thomas Wright, Foreign Affairs
US/Middle East How far can the U.S. really retreat from the Middle East? Jackson Diehl, Washington Post
Syria - Trump said he beat ISIS. Instead, he’s giving it new life, Brett McGurk, Washington Post
Globalization - A brief history of globalization, Peter Vanham, World Economic Forum
Economy - World Economic Outlook Update, International Monetary Fund
Economy - Three strategies for left-behind places, Martin Sandbu, Financial Times
Digital - Google fine launches new era in privacy enforcement, Nicholas Vinocur, Politico
Digital - Glasnost! Nine ways Facebook can make itself a better forum for free speech and democracy, Timothy Garton Ash, Robert Gorwa, Danaë Metaxa, Reuters Institute, Oxford-Stanford
Digital/Trade - Patterns of Trade Restrictiveness in Online Platforms: A First Look, Martina Francesca Ferracane and Erik van der Marel, ECIPE
Trade/UK - UK fails to close global trade deals ahead of Brexit deadline, James Blitz, Jim Pickard and George Parker, Financial Times
UK - Confidence game, Denis MacShane, American Prospect
Nuclear/North Korea - Undeclared North Korea: The Sino-ri Missile Operating Base and Strategic Force Facilities, Joseph Bermudez, Victor Cha and Lisa Collins, Beyond Parallel, Center for Strategic & International Studies
Nuclear - The End of the INF Treaty is Looming, Wolfgang Richter, SWP
Nuclear - The INF Treaty: Europe needs to act, Karl-Heinz Kamp and Wolfgang Rudischhauser, German Federal Academy for Security Policy
Germany/France - Mercron’s sound and fury, Matthew Kartnischnig, Politico
Democracy - Springtime for Strongmen, Robert Kagan, Foreign Policy

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