Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Afghanistan, Belarus, China, Digital, Economy, EU, Georgia, Israel, Migration, Morocco, Palestine, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, US, Western Balkans

US/TurkeyResolving the S-400 Crisis Could Revive the Turkish-American Alliance, Henri J. Barkey, National Interest
Belarus Belarus plane action eases Russian military restraints, Keir Giles, Chatham House
Western Balkans/EU - How to Improve the Process of Integrating the Western Balkans into the European Union, Valbona Zeneli and Cameron Munter, National Interest

Ukraine Pawns, Partners, and “Smart Leadership”: Ukraine's Opportunities in the China-Russia-West Triangle, Tetyana Malyarenko and Stefan Wolff, PONARS Eurasia
EU/Georgia - The European Union’s New Role in Georgia: Successful Mediation and a Way Ahead, Levan Kakhishvili, Georgian Institute of Politics
Russia/Digital - Artificial Intelligence and Autonomy in Russia, Jeffrey Edmonds, Samuel Bendett, Anya Fink, Mary Chesnut, Dmitry Gorenburg, Michael Kofman, Kasey Stricklin and Julian Waller, CNA
Afghanistan/US - Afghanistan: Continued Assistance Flows Are Vital as U.S. Troops Leave, Earl Anthony Wayne, CSIS
Israel/Palestine - Three Political Crises Drove the Gaza Violence, Jon B. Alterman, Defense One
Belarus - Hijacking Western Complacency, Sławomir Sierakowski, DGAP
Spain/Morocco/Migration - This time is different: Spain, Morocco, and weaponised migration, José Ignacio Torreblanca, European Council on Foreign Relations
Belarus/Russia - Belarusian Hijacking Creates Both Opportunities and Problems for Moscow, Paul Goble, The Jamestown Foundation
EU/Belarus - Macron’s Frustration Shows Limits of EU Influence in Belarus, Ania Nussbaum, Bloomberg
EU/US - After Trump, EU feels a more familiar US arrogance, David M. Herszenhorn, Politico
EU/Economy - Europe must fix its fiscal rules, Maria Demertzis, Financial Times
EU/China - A Sense of Inevitability, David Hutt, Internationale Politik Quarterly

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