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Transatlantic Must-Reads

Tuesday May 3rd, 2016

US, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Middle East, Europe, EU, Turkey, UK, Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Energy, Nuclear
 
USThe rising longevity gap between rich and poor Americans, Gary Burtless, Brookings
US
Republicans and Democrats are fixated on nostalgia — and have deformed our politics, Michael Gerson, Washington Post
US
Republicans have a massive electoral map problem that has nothing to do with Donald Trump, Chris Cillizza, Washington Post
US/Iran/Iraq
Why America needs Iran in Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad, Politico Europe
Middle East
A Tale of Two Trips, or: Why there’s still No Common Transatlantic Approach to the Middle East, Cornelius Adebahr, Global Policy Journal
Europe
Reinventing Europe, Joschka Fischer, Project Syndicate
EU/Turkey
Making the Best of the Bad EU-Turkey Deal, Rosa Balfour, GMF
UK
The worst for Labour is yet to come, Janan Ganesh, Financial Times
Russia
Russia Seeks to Reenergize Its Pivot to the East, Pavel K. Baev, Jamestown Foundation
Ukraine
Ukraine’s New Government Scores Big Reform Win - Land Reform Should Be Next, Basil A. Kalymon, Atlantic Council
Armenia/Azerbaijan
Trapped Between War and Peace: The Case of Karabakh, Gulshan Pashayeva, Jamestown Foundation
Energy
Why Europe’s energy policy has been a strategic success story, Tim Boersma and Michael E. O'Hanlon, Brookings

Nuclear - The offense/defense problem: How missile defense and conventional precision-guided weapons can complicate further deep cuts in nuclear weapons, Dennis M. Gormley, Deep Cuts
 
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