Your Friday Briefing

« Only the vanquished remember history. »
Marshall McLuhan


By Azra Isakovic

Friday, April 16, 2021

Good morning

Welcome to Your Friday Briefing

Featured

EU – Imagine that the coronavirus pandemic, rather than undermining confidence in the European Union, had strengthened it, Yanis Varoufakis | Project Syndicate


Books

Essay –Brexit and the Two Irelands by Ophélie Siméon | Books & Ideas
Essay –The Japanese Press: a Global Exception? by César Castellvi | Books & Ideas
9/11 –Reign of Terror , Spencer Ackerman | Penguin Random House

Must-Reads

Vaccines – Always Read the Methods Section | Zeynep Tufekci
Vaccines – What a J&J vaccine pause means Matthew Field | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
EU/China/Russia – The EU’s Worst Nightmare: a China-Russian Axis, David Hutt | Internationale Politik Quarterly
US/Japan – The Summit That Can’t Fail  Michael Hirsh | Foreign Policy
Germany – The Race to Define Germany’s Evolving Political Center Jeremy Cliffe | NS
India – India’s Trump Card Against China  Phillip Orchard, Geopolitical Futures
Russia/Ukraine – Why Russia Is Threatening Escalation  Gustav Gressel | ECFR
Russia/Ukraine – Russian pressure on Ukraine: military and political dimensions, Marek Menkiszak and Andrzej Wilk | OSW
Digital/EU/UK/USDo continued EU data flows to the United Kingdom offer hope for the United States? Kenneth Propp | Atlantic Council
Drones/Middle East –Droning On in the Middle East, Francis Fukuyama | American Purpose
Diplomacy – How Diplomacy Falls Flat  Sholto Byrnes | The National The National
Taiwan – Is War Over Taiwan Imminent?  Yun Sun | Korea Times
US/Japan – Can Japan, U.S. Lead way to 6G?  James Schoff & Joshua Levy | The Diplomat

Research & Analysis

Proxy Warfare – The Future of Sino-U.S. Proxy War  Dominic Tierney  | Texas National Security Review
Russia/Central and Eastern Europe/Western Balkans –Russia: mighty Slavic brother or hungry bear next-door? The image of Russia in Central & Eastern Europe and the Western Balkans, Daniel Milo | Globesec
China/Europe/Economy –  Home advantage: How China’s protected market threatens Europe’s economic power, Agatha Kratz and Janka Oertel | ECFR 
US/Health – The Time Is Now for U.S. Global Leadership on Covid-19 Vaccines, J. Stephen Morrison, Katherine E. Bliss and Anna McCaffrey | CSIS
NATO/Climate –A Climate Security Plan for Nato: Collective Defence for the 21st Century, Erin Sikorski and Sherri Goodman | Policy Exchange

Podcast

UK – Wales, England and the Future of the UK, Daniel Wincott | Talking Politics

Your Thursday Briefing

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Confucius


By Azra Isakovic

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Good morning

Welcome to Your Thursday Briefing

Featured

Perspective – Twilight of the economists? More like twilight of the neoliberals Daniel W. Drezner | The Washington Post

Books

About: Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics and the Fight for a Better Future by Paul Krugman | Norton,  Adam Tooze | London Review of Books
À propos de : Donald Reid, L’affaire Lip, 1968-1981, Presses universitaires de Rennes, par Ismaïl Ferhat | La Vie des idées

Must-Reads

US/Russia – Putin’s sabre-rattling wins west’s attention and Biden summit Henry Foy | Financial Times
US/China(in French) – Germany will have to make real choices Thierry de Montbrial | Le Monde
Vaccine – Why Biden health officials decided to pause J&J’s coronavirus vaccine Laurie McGinley, Lena H. Sun and Frances Stead Sellers | The Washington Post
US/Russia – President Biden on Tuesday proposed that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a summit | WSJ
Disruptive Technologies – Meet the Future WMD, the Drone Swarm  Zachary Kallenborn | The Bulletin
US/China/Taiwan – Biden Faces Reckoning on China, Taiwan  Joseph Bosco | The Hill
Energy/Trade – Hydrogen: The Key to Decarbonizing the Global Shipping Industry? William Alan Reinsch | CSIS
Biden/China – Biden Needs to Ditch Xi Infatuation  Joseph Bosco | Taipei Times
Quad – The Quad Delivers. Can It Endure?  Susan Thornton | Lowy Interpreter
US/Russia – Facing the Facts of War With Russia  Douglas Macgregor | The American Conservative
BCE – Quand la BCE a-t-elle stoppé la contagion de la Covid-19 aux marchés financiers ?  Aymeric Ortmans & Fabien Tripier | La Lettre du CEPII ; N°416 – Mars 2021
Serbia/Health – Bounty of Serbian vaccine diplomacy shames the EU, Valerie Hopkins, Financial Times
Data – HOUSE ARREST How An Automated Algorithm Constrained Congress for a Century, Dan Bouk | Data & Society

Research & Analysis

US/Iran – Other Sides of Renegotiating Iran Agreement  Anthony Cordesman | CSIS
US/Russia /Cyber Security – Lessons of the SolarWinds hack by Marcus Willett | IISS
Germany/Economy – What is Wrong with the German Economy? The Case for Openness to Technology and Human Capital, Philipp Lamprecht | ECIPE
Europe/Economy/Health – COVID-19 credit support programs in Europe’s five largest economies, Julia Anderson, Francesco Papadia and Nicolas Véron | PIIE
Bulletin75 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists – 75th Special Anniversary Issue, currently available to read with free access |   Routledge Politics, IR & Area Studies

Podcasts

Russia/Ukraine “This is a force that is much more potent than it was when Ukraine was first invaded” – The Intelligence | The Economist  

Your Wednesday Briefing

“People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.”
Otto Von Bismarck


By Azra Isakovic

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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Welcome to Your Wednesday Briefing

Featured

Inde – L’Inde🇮🇳 : une puissance singulière | Questions internationales – N° 106 | La Documentation française | [PDF]

Books

Taiwan – Difficult Choices Richard C. Bush | Brookings Institution Press

Must-Reads

Russia/Ukraine –War Alert: What’s Behind It and What Lies Ahead? Dmitri Trenin | Carnegie Russia
EU/China – The EU-China investment deal may be anachronic in a bifurcating world, Alicia Garcia Herrero | Bruegel
US – Biden’s Foreign Policy Starts At Home, Peter Nicholas | The Atlantic
EU/UK –UK goods trade with EU signals recovery, by Anna Tsaac | Politico
US/Russia – Nuclear arms control in the 2020s. Key issues for the US and Russia, Steven Pifer | Valdai Discussion Club
Russia/Ukraine – Penned in on Multiple International Issues, Putin Strives to Show Resolve on Ukraine, Pavel K. Baev | The Jamestown Foundation
Russia/Ukraine – Russia, Ukraine and the West: How do you solve a problem like Vladimir? Ian Bond | Centre for European Reform
US/Europe/China – Shifting Commercial Ties Among the U.S., Europe and China, Daniel S. Hamilton and Joseph P. Quinlan | Wilson Center
China – Some initial notes on China’s central bank digital currency | Bruno Maçães
EU-China –Comprehensive Agreement on Investment, Stewart Paterson |  Hinrich Foundation
Nord Stream 2 – Background, objections, and possible outcomes, Steven Pifer | Brookings Institution

Research & Analysis

Rebuild with purpose –  An affirmative vision for  21st century American  infrastructure, Adie Tomer, Joseph W. Kane, and Caroline George | Brookings Institution
China/EU – Is the European Union’s investment agreement with China underrated? Uri Dadush and Andre Sapir | Bruegel
Arctic – Northern expedition: China’s Arctic ambition and activism, RushDoshi, Alexis Dale-Huang, Gaoqi Zhang | Brookings Institution
Think tanks –How do think tanks react to or foster change? OTT Annual Review 2020-2021 | On Think Tanks

Podcasts

History Of Ideas –Nozick on Utopia | Talking Politics

Your Tuesday Briefing

Poetry is a political act because it involves telling the truth.
June Jordan


By Azra Isakovic

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Good morning

Welcome to Your Tuesday Briefing

Featured

Droits de l’homme –Pourquoi se souvenir de Srebrenica ? Florence Hartmann | Revue Esprit

Books

Russie – Un nouvel équilibre des pouvoirs: la Russie à la recherche d’un équilibre en matière de politique étrangère, Dmitri Trenin | Carnegie Russia
Review –Basic Urban Services in India: a Paradoxical Bricolage, by Hugo Ribadeau Dumas | Books & Ideas
Review – The Neglected Rights of the Disabled, by David Le Breton | Books & Ideas

Must-Reads

Europe/Asia-Pacific – Could Europe’s reemergence in Asia be a win-win this time? Richard Javad Heydarian, The National
US – Biden’s infrastructure plan replaces federal cynicism with a sweeping vision, Adie Tomer, Brookings
Ukraine – Conflict in Donbas: What Does Ukraine Stand to Gain? Sarah Lain, CEPA
Ukraine/Russia/US – On Ukraine’s doorstep, Russia boosts military and sends message of regional clout to Biden, Isabelle Khurshudyan, David L. Stern, Loveday Morris and John Hudson | The Washington Post
EU/Asia – Europe’s Re-Emergence in Asia: A Win-Win?  Richard Javad Heydarian | National
Germany – Söder Shakes Up German Succession  Guy Chazan | Financial Times
UK –
England Prepares to Get Drunk  Cristina Gallardo | Politico EU
US/China – Side That Heals Itself First Will Win US-China Cold War  Huang Jing | Nikkei
US/Health – What America’s Vaccination Campaign Proves to the World, Anne Applebaum | The Atlantic
Afrique – ONU et mercenaires russes en Centrafrique : le pacte du silence ? | Centre Afrique subsaharienne

Research & Analysis

US/Central and Eastern Europe – 100 Days of Biden’s New Transatlantic Strategy – Where Does Central and Eastern Europe Stand? Danielle Piatkiweicz | Europeum
EU/China/Technology – Technological Competition: Can the EU Compete with China? Francesca Ghiretti | IAI
Digital – Internet from Space: How New Satellite Connections Could Affect Global Internet Governance, Daniel Voelsen | SWP

Podcasts

China’s Maritime Militia – Trouble in the South China Sea Ankit Panda | The Diplomat

Turquie – L’Europe se montre-t-elle trop faible face à la Turquie d’Erdoğan? Ariane Bonzon, Christophe Carron, Jean-Marie Colombani, Alain Frachon | SlatefrPodcasts

Your Monday Briefing

“Absolute power demoralizes.”  Lord Acton


By Azra Isakovic

Monday, April 12, 2021

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Welcome to Your Monday Briefing

Featured

Big Tech – Meet the Professor Who’s Warning the World About Facebook and Google, Sarah Brown | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Books

Social Psychology – The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can’t Cure Our Social Ills Jesse Singal | Amazon
Nationalism – 100 Best Nationalism Books of All Time |  BookAuthority
Review – Are We Living in an Age of Strongmen? David A. Bell | The Nation

Must-Reads

EU – Brussels faces battle on new pan-EU revenue sources, Sam Fleming and Jim Brunsden | Financial Times
Europe – Les Capitales | EURACTIV France @EURACTIV_FR
Turquie/Italie – La Turquie suspend des contrats italiens à la suite de commentaires de Mario Draghi | EURACTIV France
Iran – Blackout Hits Iran Nuclear Site in What Appears to Be Israeli Sabotage By Ronen Bergman, Rick Gladstone and Farnaz Fassihi | The New York Times 
US/Iran/JCPOA – Hawks preview strategy to oppose Biden’s ‘woke’ Iran policy, Matthew Petti | Responsible Statecraft
Social Psychology –The False Promise of Quick-Fix, Jesse Singal | The Wall Street Journal
Essay – Philip, Prince of Nowhere Ed West | UnHerd
US – Crisis of Command Risa Brooks, Jim Golby et Heidi Urben | Foreign Affairs
Pandemic – The Gaslighting of Science by Zeynep Tufekci | Insight
UK Security Review – A Post Mortem of a Disintegrated Review, Jack Watling  | RUSI
US/Iran/JCPOA – For true JCPOA re-entry, Biden must tear down this sanctions wall, Tyler Cullis | Responsible Statecraft
Technology –Europe in the Geopolitics of Technology, Alice Pannier | Ifri

Research & Analysis

Japan/Africa – Japan’s Economic Diplomacy in Africa: Between Strategic Priorities and Local Realities, Céline Pajon | Ifri
EU/Defence – Europe’s Missile Defence and Italy: Capabilities and Cooperation, Alessandro Marrone, Karolina Muti | IAI
UK Security Review – Defence in a competitive age | GOV.UK
Iraq – 18 Years of Terror and Destruction, by Hannah Mulhern and Razan al-Shammari | GICJ
Russia/China/Arctic – Partners, Competitors, or a Little of Both?  Jim Townsend and Andrea Kendall-Taylor | CNAS

Podcasts

Political Economy – The future of capitalism, Branko Milanovic  | AEI Economics

Strongmen – Mussolini to Present | YouTube

Your Friday Briefing

“Politics is not an exact science.” Otto Von Bismarck


By Azra Isakovic

Friday, April 9, 2021

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Welcome to Your Friday Briefing

Featured

Post-neoliberalism – The Revenge of Sovereignty on Government? The Release of Neoliberal Politics from Economics Post-2008, Will Davies | Theory, Culture & Society
Post-neoliberalism –Software, Sovereignty and the Post-Neoliberal Politics of Exit Harrison Smith, Roger Burrows | Theory, Culture & Society

Books

Xinjiang – Eurasian Crossroads – A History of Xinjiang, James A. Millward | Hurst Publishers
Middle East – The Middle East Crisis Factory – Tyranny, Resilience and Resistance, Ahmed Gatnash, Iyad El-Baghdadi | Hurst Publishers

Must-Reads

EU/US/Economy – Europe has a lot to learn from Joe Biden’s audacity, Philip Stephens | Financial Times
US🇺🇸/China🇨🇳/Taïwan🇹🇼 Biden Backs Taiwan, but Some Call for a Clearer Warning to China, Michael Crowley | The New York Times
China – China’s Techno-Authoritarianism Goes Global  Maya Wang | Foreign Affairs
China/Myanmar – Will Beijing Intervene in Myanmar?  Abby Seiff | ChinaFile
China/Taiwan – Taiwan and the Use of Force: China’s Conundrum  Frank Ching | Japan Times
Myanmar – Myanmar’s Military Chooses Total Violence  Francis Wade | New Statesman
EU – Friends like these: How foreign policy could derail an alliance of Europe’s populist right, Pawel Zerka | ECFR
Russia/Ukraine – Kremlin saber-rattling in Ukraine: How the West should react, Steven Pifer | Brookings
Covid19/Vaccine – Germany starting talks to buy Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine, by Jillian Deutsch | POLITICO Europe
Covid19/Vaccine – Britain’s vaccine success was supposed to lead to freedom. What happened? Kate Andrews | The Spectator

Research & Analysis

Post-neoliberalism –TCS Special Issue: ‘Post-neoliberalism?’ | Theory, Culture & Society  
Hardware Innovation – Labs Over Fabs: RISC-V’s Promise by Jordan Schneider | ChinaTalk
US/Security/Technology –Linking National Security and Innovation: Part 1, James Andrew Lewis | CSIS
Ukraine – Ukraine’s half-hearted reforms: What needs to change in the West’s approach? Arkady Moshes and Ryhor Nizhnikau | FIIA

Podcasts

UE🇪🇺/Turquie🇹🇷/Podcast🎧Entre démocratie et transactionnalisme | SWP Berlin

Your Thursday Briefing

We’re still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution.  
Scott Cook


By Azra Isakovic

Thursday, April 8, 2021

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Welcome to Your Thursday Briefing

Featured

Corporation tax – US offers new plan in global corporate tax talks, James Politi, Aime Williams and Chris Giles | FT
Economy/ecology – Europe’s path to decarbonisation, by Adam Tooze | International Politics & Society

Books

The Care –The Care Crisis – What Caused It and How Can We End It? by Emma Dowling | Verso Books
Political Science – Of Privacy and Power, Henry Farrell and Abraham L. Newman | Princeton University Press
À propos de : Socialisme et sociologie, de Bruno Karsenti, Cyril Lemieux | EHESS

Must-Reads

EU/Energy – From coal to low carbon, Irina Kustova, Christian Egenhofer, Jorge Núñez Ferrer and Julian Popov | CEPS
Covid19 – Pandemic as Metaphor | Zeynep Tufekci
China – China as a Third World Country  George Friedman | Geopolitical Futures
Germany – Merkel’s Magic Faded Long Ago  Roger Boyes | Times of London
China – What if China Launches a Surprise Attack on U.S. Military?  Daniel Davis | 1945
China/Iran – China’s Iran Deal Is Just a Start  Erielle Davidson & Ari Cicurel | National Interest
US/Ukraine – Biden Administration Support for Ukraine Is Strong but Is There a Partner in Kyiv? Jonathan D. Katz and Olena Prokopenko | GMF
US/EU/Economy – Transatlantic economic relations under the Biden administration, Peter Rashish | European Policy Centre
Economy – Janet Yellen calls for a global minimum tax on companies. Could it happen? | The Economist
US/Security – Overlooking the Policy Connections: Fragility, Democracy, and Geopolitical Competition, Frances Z. Brown | Just Security
French politicsEmmanuel Macron’s dangerous election gamble, Bruno Amable | International Politics & Society

Research & Analysis

Human Rights –The State of the World’s Human Rights, Amnesty International Annual Report 2020/2021 | Amnesty International
NATO – Origins, Progress, and Unfinished Business: NATO’s Protection of Civilians Policy, Katie Dock, Victoria K. Holt and Marla Keenan | Stimson
EU/Turkey/Greece – Revisiting and going beyond the EU-Turkey migration agreement of 2016: an opportunity for Greece to overcome being just “Europe’s aspis”, Kemal Kirişci | Brookings
US/India/Australia/Japan/Russia/China –The Return of the Quad: Will Russia and China Form Their Own Bloc? Heather A. Conley, Michael J. Green, Cyrus Newlin and Nicholas Szechenyi | CSIS

Podcasts

Talking Politics – Adam Curtis | Acast

Your Wednesday Briefing

No one can instill in you a sense of inferiority without your consent.
Bertolt Brecht


By Azra Isakovic

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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Welcome to Your Wednesday Briefing

Featured

Liberal Order – The Liberal Order Begins at Home, by Robin Niblett & Leslie Vinjamuri | Foreign Affairs

Books

Political Science –Nonstate Warfare Stephen Biddle | Princeton University Press
Review – The Origins of Western Divergence  Robert Henderson | City Journal
Political Science –Subtle Tools, Karen J. Greenberg | Princeton University Press

Must-Reads

Vaccine Diplomacy – The Surprise Success of Sputnik V  C. Esch, J. Glüsing & C. Hebel | Der Spiegel
US/Russia – U.S.-Russian Relations Will Only Get Worse, James Goldgeier | Foreign Affairs
EU/Global – Built to order: How Europe can rebuild multilateralism after covid-19, Anthony Dworkin | ECFR
Covid19 – A COVID Counterfactual for Europe  Yanis Varoufakis | Project Syndicate
China – With Xinjiang Cotton, China Takes On the World  Kris Cheng & Holmes Chan | Lowy
Northern Ireland – Ignoring Northern Ireland’s Dangerous Drift  Andrew McQuillan | Spectator
Northern Ireland – Northern Ireland Clashes Show Brexit Isn’t Done Ailbhe Rea | New Statesman
French politics: Macron faces test of character as Le Pen’s popularity grows, Victor Mallet | FT
Corporation Tax – Global corporate tax deal edges closer after US backs minimum rate, Chris Giles, Guy Chazan and David Keohane | FT

Research & Analysis

Economy/Health – Economic Policy for a Pandemic Age, Monica de Bolle, Maurice Obstfeld and Adam S. Posen | PIIE
Health – Health Silk Road 2020:A Bridge To The Future Of Health For All By Henry Tillman, YE Yu, YANG Jian | Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) [PDF]
EU/5G –The impact of 5G on the European economy | Accenture
EU/Corruption – A wicked problem: How to cooperate with collusive states? Roderick Parkes and Mark McQuay | EUISS
China – China as a ‘cyber great power’: Beijing’s two voices in telecommunications, Rush Doshi, Emily de La Bruyère, Nathan Picarsic, and John Ferguson | Brookings

Podcasts

Your Thursday Briefing

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Dalai Lama


By Azra Isakovic

Thursday, April 6, 2021

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Welcome to Your Thursday Briefing

Featured

Biden/Left How Joe Biden tamed the left, by Annie Linskey, Jeff Stein and Ashley Parker | The Washington Post

Books

Biden ‘Yesterday’s Man: The Case against Joe Biden’ by Branko Marcetic | Verso Books
Review – I need money, by Christian Lorentzen | London Review of Books
Nuclear Weapons – Restricted Data: The History of Nuclear Secrecy in the United States by Alex Wellerstein | Restricted Data

Must-Reads

Russia/Ukraine – Are Russia and Ukraine Sliding Into War? By Maxim Samorukov | Carnegie Russia
Russia/Ukraine – Is Putin About to Launch a New Offensive?  Peter Dickinson | Atlantic Council
Indo-Pacific – How Franco-Australian Cooperation Can Help Stabilize the Indo-Pacific, by Pierre Morcos | War on the Rocks
US – Here’s What’s In President Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Proposal | NPR
China/Iran – How Much Will China-Iran Deal Change Middle East?  R. Dergham | The National
Africa – Does ISIS-DRC Even Exist?  Robert Flummerfelt & Judith Verweijen | African Arguments
Europe/Health – Europe’s third wave: ‘It’s spreading fast and it’s spreading everywhere | Financial Times
Disruptive Technologies – Meet the future weapon of mass destruction, the drone swarm, Zachary Kallenborn | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
NATO – NATO’s focus on China is too narrow, Hans Binnendijk | Defense News
Nuclear Weapons – Why is the United Kingdom raising its nuclear stockpile limits? Matthew Harries | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Hungary/EU – To the Viktor Go the Spoils, Milan Nič and Julian Rappold | DGAP
Taiwan – A Taiwan Tripwire  Loren Thompson | Forbes
Indo-pacific – Charting a course through turbulent waters, by Cleo Paskal | Chatham House

Research & Analysis

US/Security – Interim National Security Strategic Guidance | The White House
EU/North Africa/Middle East – From Tectonic Shifts to Winds of Change in North Africa and the Middle East: Europe’s Role | IAI
Indo-Pacific – Indo-Pacific strategies, perceptions and partnerships – The view from seven countries, by Cleo Paskal | Chatham House

Podcast

Entretien – «Rivals in arms» de Alice Pannier, par Sylvie Noël | RFI

Your Friday Briefing

God cannot alter the past, though historians can.
Samuel Butler


By Azra Isakovic

Friday April 2, 2021

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Welcome to Your Friday Briefing

Featured

Biosecurity – WHO’s “exciting adventure” to find the origins of COVID-19 runs into trouble, Thomas Gaulkin, Matthew Field | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Books

The BiographyPHILIP ROTH, Blake Bailey, by Cynthia Ozick | The New York Times
À propos de – “Liberalism, Diversity and Domination, Kant, Mill and the Government of Difference”, Inder S. Marwah | Cambridge University Press

Must-Reads

EU/China – Watching China in Europe – April 2021, Noah Barkin | German Marshall Fund
China – Is It Too Late to Challenge China’s Belt and Road?  Howard French | WP Review
Russia – An Opportunity for Russia’s Northern Sea Route?  Sergey Sukhankin | Jamestown
China – The New China Shock  Mark Leonard | Project Syndicate
Digital/Finance – Who Needs a Digital Dollar?  Barry Eichengreen | Japan Times
US/Russia/Arctics – U.S.-Russian Arctic Relations: A Change in Climate? Heather A. Conley and Colin Wall | CSIS
Suez – The Next Suez Threat? a Big Hack  Victoria Coates & Robert Greenway | Bloomberg
Russia – Russia’s Extraterritorial Military Deployments  Jeff Hawn | Newlines
Russia – Cyber Deterrence Matters  Erica Borghard | Russia Matters
Ukraine – Russian Troop Movements on Ukraine Border Test Biden Administration, Thomas Grove and Alan Cullison | Wall Street Journal
Europe/Populism – Orban plots new populist alliance for European parliament, Valerie Hopkins, James Shotter, Davide Ghiglione | FT

Research & Analysis

EU/Digital/Trade – EU Digital Policy and International Trade, Rachel F. Fefer | Congressional Research Service
Trade –2021 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers | United States Trade Representative
EU/Digital – Europe’s Quest for Digital Sovereignty: GAIA-X as a Case Study, Simona Autolitano and Agnieszka Pawlowska | IAI


Podcasts

Europe – Scandinavie : des socio-démocrates nouvelle génération Florian Delorme | France Culture