February 5th, 2019
China, Democracy, Digital, EU, Finance, Freedom, Germany, Resilience, Russia, Spain, Trade, UK, Ukraine, US

Freedom/DemocracyDemocracy in Retreat: Freedom in the World 2019, Freedom House
A New Americanism: Why a Nation Needs a National Story, Jill Lepore, Foreign Affairs
After Action Memo: U.S. Government and Private Industry Must Prepare for Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare Escalation, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies/Chertoff Group
Europeans fear Trump May Threaten Not Just the Transatlantic Bond, But the State of their Union, Dan Balz and Griff Witte, Washington Post
US/EU/Trade -
The great trans-Atlantic trade charade, Hans von der Burchard and Adam Behsudi, Politico
EU -
Venezuela’s chaos exposes EU disarray on foreign policy, David M. Herszenhorn, Politico
Spain’s Political Siesta is Over, Mike Gonzalez, National Interest
Germany -
Germany Enters the Global Economic Wars, Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
Dirty money fears push Deutsche Bank into transatlantic spotlight, Zachary Warmbrodt and Bjarke Smith-Meyer, Politico
Russia/China -
Russia Is a Rogue, Not a Peer; China Is a Peer, Not a Rogue, James Dobbins, Howard J. Shatz, Ali Wyne, RAND
2018 Report on the Implementation  and Enforcement of Russia’s WTO Commitments, U.S. Trade Representative
China/Trade -
2018 Report to Congress On China’s WTO Compliance, U.S. Trade Representative
Ukraine -
Ukraine’s joke of an election, Balázs Jarábik, Politico Europe
We all want Brexit closure – but May’s deal won’t supply it, Tony Blair, The Guardian

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