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Transatlantic Must-Reads
February 6th, 2018
Balkan, Brexit, China, Economy, Energy, EU, Europe, Defense, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Romania, Russia, Trade, UK, US

Featured CTR Commentary
Economy/US/Europe - Three Paths Forward and the Road to Nowhere, in Creating the North Atlantic Marketplace for Jobs and Growth: Three Paths, One Detour, A U-Turn, and the Road to Nowhere, Daniel S. Hamilton, CTR

Europe - Polarization in Europe: Public Opinion and EU Foreign Policy, Rosa Balfour, in Domestic Determinants of Foreign Policy in the European Union and the United States, Daniel S. Hamilton and Teija Tiilikainen, eds., CTR and FIIA

Romania - The Romanian People Versus Corruption. The Paradoxical Nexus of Protest and Adaptation, Tina Olteanu and Shaazka Beyerle, PaCo

 Energy/Europe/China - With everyone focused on Russia, China is quietly expanding its influence across Europe, Rick Noack, The Washington Post
EU/Balkan - Brussels’ new Balkan strategy: Tough love, Florian Eder and Andrew Gray, Politico
EU - Why transnational lists are good for European democracy, Guy Verhofstadt, Jo Leinen and five other Senior MEPs, EU Observer
Europe/Defense - The Abilities of the British, French, and German Armies to Generate and Sustain Armored Brigades in the Baltics, Michael Shurkin, Rand Corporation
Europe/Defense - Enhanced Deterrence in the North, Heather A. Conley, Jeffrey Rathke and Matthew Melino, CSIS
UK - May at Bay, Part II, John O’Sullivan, National Review
Brexit/Ireland - Ireland border ‘fudge’ threatens to pull apart Brexit talks, Alex Barker, Anne-Sylvaine Chassany and Arthur Beesley, Financial Times
Italy - Five economic challenges for Italy’s next prime minister, Valentina Romei, Financial Times
Economy/US/EU - Amid Volatility, Sell-Off Eases on Wall Street, Matt Phillips, Jack Ewing and Alexandra Steverson, New York Times

US/China/Trade - U.S.-China Trade Deficit Hits Record, Fueling Trade Fight, Ana Swanson, New York Times
US/Iran - What Washington Can Learn From the Iran Protests: Moving Past American Myths, Behnam Ben Taleblu, Foreign Affairs 
Russia - Fear and Loathing in Russia’s Catalonia: Moscow’s fight against federalism, Kamil Galeev, War on the Rocks

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